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PPO Distributes Educational Materials on World Population Day

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato – In celebration of World Population Day today, the Provincial Population Office (PPO) distributed Social and Behavioral Change (SBCC) materials, also known as Information Education Campaign (IEC) materials, to the general public. This initiative aimed to provide the community with current and significant data on population issues and dynamics, fostering greater […]

Reaching Out to Remote Communities: South Cotabato’s Commitment to GIDA Services

After a grueling four to six-hour trek, the Provincial Government of South Cotabato, through the Provincial Population Office (PPO), successfully reached the remote sitios of Syombolol, Tahikong, and Blo. These sitios are among the farthest flung areas of barangay Salacafe in Tboli. This historic journey aimed to deliver crucial services and information to the residents […]

Excitement Builds for Mutya ng South Cotabato 2024

The Mutya ng South Cotabato pageant, a highlight of the T’nalak Festival, is back with great anticipation. This year’s competition features eighteen brilliant candidates from nine municipalities and one component city, along with four contenders from various regional offices and three representatives from the private sector. Like their predecessors, the 2024 candidates have undergone rigorous […]

South Cotabato Population Office Brings Essential Services to Remote Sitios in Tboli

“Pag-amuma sa GIDA” has brought the Provincial Government of South Cotabato, through the Provincial Population Office (PPO), to some of the most remote sitios in Barangay Salacafe, Tboli. After a journey of four to six hours on foot, the team reached Sitio Syombolol, Sitio Tahikong, and Sitio Blo, delivering crucial services to these underserved communities. […]

South Cotabato to Host 2024 MSME Expo this coming T’nalak Festival

The Provincial Government of South Cotabato, through the South Cotabato Economic and Investment Promotion Center, has announced the organization of the 2024 Micro, Small, Medium Enterprises (MSME) Expo. The event is scheduled for July 12-13, 2024, at the EMR Convention Center in the City of Koronadal. The MSME Expo is being held in celebration of […]

Provincial Population Congress Celebrates Volunteer Contributions

The Provincial Government of South Cotabato, through its Provincial Population Office, hosted the 2024 Population Congress at the South Cotabato Gymnasium and Cultural Center. The event, themed “Putting People at the Center of Development,” honored the significant contributions of program partners and volunteers to various population programs. A total of 308 volunteers and partners from […]

28th Helobung Festival Highlights Homegrown National Artists In Lake Sebu

LAKE SEBU, SOUTH COTABATO – Festive Drumbeats, colorful ethnic attires, and the widest smiles filled the celebration of the 28th Helobung Festival. The Municipality of Lake Sebu successfully celebrated its rich culture and vibrant tapestry through this festival, themed Lake Sebu: Home of the Living Treasures. The three-day celebration featured Manlilikha ng Bayan awardees, who […]

Provincial Population Office Empowers Residents in Purok Malnog

The Provincial Population Office (PPO) is currently on a mission to empower the men and women of Purok Malnog, Barangay Magsaysay in Polomolok. This initiative is part of the larger Convergence Operations of South Cotabato, spearheaded by Governor Reynaldo S. Tamayo, Jr. The PPO team is actively engaging with the residents of Purok Malnog, providing […]

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In a remarkable achievement, a scholar from the Kabugwason Paglaum Scholarship Program (KPSP) topped the Licensure Examination for Teachers (LET). This outstanding accomplishment highlights the transformative impact of the scholarship program on its beneficiaries and served as an inspiration for aspiring educators nationwide. Sheen EljayΒ B. Bandalan, a graduate of Sultan Kudarat State University, emerged as […]

Empowering Youth in Remote Areas

The Provincial Population Office (PPO) continues to make strides in promoting responsible adolescence and preventing teenage pregnancy, reaching out to another Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Area (GIDA). This latest initiative brought vital education to Datal Biao Integrated School in Sitio Datal Biao, Barangay Danlag, Tampakan, benefiting 22 adolescents (12 males and 10 females) through an […]