Bulacan highlights role of cooperative in development
The Provincial Government of Bulacan recognizes the crucial role of cooperative in the local economy and development.
The local government has partnered with the provincial Cooperative and Enterprise Development Office (PCEDO) for the monthlong celebration of the Cooperative Month, pursuant to Presidential Proclamation No. 493, s. 2003 and Provincial Resolution No. 449.
Its primary program, the GawadGalingKooperatiba of the PCEDO, will give recognition to outstanding cooperatives with notable contribution in the economic development of the province.
The awarding ceremony will be held on October 27 at The Pavilion, Hiyas ng Bulacan Convention Center in Malolos, City.
According to Gov. Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado, the 30-day celebration will kick-off through a Cooperative Parade from Bulacan Sports Complex to Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium in this city on Thursday, October 5 at 6 a.m. It will be followed by the opening program.
The lineup of activities will also highlight the role of cooperative in savings mobilization, providing accessible and affordable credit, and in marshaling the resources and energies of the less economically fortunate towards economic development, political empowerment and socio-cultural reform.
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