Mandaue City Public Market Vendors Multi-purpose Cooperative (MAVENCO) conducted its 1st Swine Summit this year. The training was held on July 13, 2019 at Citymall Danao, F. Ralota St., Danao City, Cebu. There were 53 Swine Financing Program (SFP) members from North Cebu Area who participated in the said event. Since 2017, Business Development Center (BDC) team decided and motivated to continue this kind of training for the benefit of the SFP members.
The Swine Summit was created to convey some important practices and hog raising management that would help the members in strengthening their ideas and skills in hog raising. For the past years, the MAVENCO already gave trainings with the topic Basic Swine Raising Management (2017), and Disease Prevention and Management (2018). This year the topic was Swine Feeding and Nutrition. One of Pigrolac’s (UNAHCO, Inc.) feeds nutritionists, Dr. Remylene Joy D. Achas was the speaker of the training. She emphasized on the effects of the right kind feed formulation and nutrition to the growth of the hogs as well as the consumer’s health in the direction for the promotion of safe feeds for safer food. She also included the current issues of the Swine Industry in some country like the African Swine Fever.
During the training, the coop awarded 5 outstanding SFP members namely; Jurie Quirol, Delia Pitogo, Primitivo Tundag, Rodulfo Zosa and Ronald Ylanan. Each awardee received a plaque and cash prize. The participants were overwhelmed by the freebies and raffle items given by the Pigrolac.Furthermore, the success of the training would not be possible without this following personnel from the BDC team: Sean B. Ybanez (BDC Head), Hermie Alo, Mark Salatan, Rechelle Isanan, Dave Samblaceno, Hazel Berdos, Maria Jennifer Canque, Antonio Marayan Jr., Joel Mahumot, Darel Pinez and Rechmund Rojo. Moreover, in special mention to the branch managers; Rizamae Ando, Alpermabuen Solatorio, Ma. Jelly Tapan, and Account Officer Carmen Quinones.
Our ever supportive COO, Mrs. Emelinda B. Cruz gave her warm heartfelt message to the participants and to the sponsors of the training. We, the MAVENCO wanted to extend our sincere appreciation to the CityMall Commercial Center, Inc. for the venue and to Pigrolac Staffs, Ranulfo Lumanao III, Eric and Christian Alan Gallano for their generosity in giving a lot of freebies, sponsoring the Tarpaulin and name tags during the training. Till' the next Swine Summit