DSCF5265 minMarch 20-22, 2019, Del Carmen, Surigao del Norte - NNC Caraga, together with District Nutrition Program Coordinator of Surigao del Norte, Marissa Solloso, went to the Municipality of Del Carmen, Siargao Island, Surigao del Norte. The purpose of this visit was to conduct the NSOA Orientation and Nutriskwela Monitoring of DXNG FM 97.7 Radyo Kabakhawan. Municipal Nutrition Action Officer; Gil Bandoy and Radyo Kabakhawan Program Manager, Aljon Judilla accompanied the team.

Surigao State College of Technology – Del Carmen Campus, Director, Dr. Romy Jun Sunico and Radyo Kabakhawan Station Manager, Elwin Argana, welcomed the team. NNC Caraga staff proceeded with the Nutriskwela Monitoring, followed by NSOA Orientation. NNC Caraga also participated in the Digital Literacy Training for the Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS), barangay secretaries, out-of-school youth, and Alternative Learning System (ALS) teachers and learners.

Nutrition Officer II, Leah Vina P. Vargas gave a message to the BNS participants to continue their hard work and through this training they will be able to package well the nutrition programs in their barangays. Age is not also a barrier to learning specially in serving the community and help improve the nutrition situation of their barangays and the entire municipality. She also appreciated the support given by the Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) – Mindanao Cluster 2 and SSCT for choosing BNS as one of the participants of the training. She also recognized the big support the school has given to the nutriskwela station as a partner. Nutrition Officer II, Ivy Sheryl Sablas, discussed and demonstrated the use of eOPT Tool to the BNS participants.

After the activities, the group gave a feedback of the orientation and monitoring to the active and supportive Mayor of Del Carmen, Hon. Alfredo Coro II and he pledged to continue his strong support to the nutrition program and Radyo Kabakhawan.


Author: NO II  Aldrin S. Atienza, RN, REMT-B