List of Private Sectors who Pledge P3-Billion Socio-Economic Help for Save Sulu Project Revealed


The Secretary of the Department of Agriculture, Secretary Manny Pinol revealed the list of Private Sector companies who pledges P3-billion socio-economic help for the Save Sulu Project. Some of the country's most prominent multinational companies participated in the project aimed to uplift the lives of the people of Sulu.

Businessmen and Politicians Supporting the Save Sulu Project
In an article written by Kristel Merle of the Department of Agriculture, she revealed that big busines companies committed around P3 billion worth of investments to the province of Sulu in line with Pres. Rody Duterte's effort to bring peace and socio-economic development to the Province.

During a townhall gathering at the Malacañan Palace on Tuesday, December 19, 2016, the Department of Agriculture, in partnership with DTI and the non-governmental organization Go Negosyo Group, presented the initiative under the "Save Sulu" project to Pres. RodyDuterte.

List of Private Sector Companies Who Pledge a Total of P3-Billion to Save Sulu Project:


Manny V. Pangilinan Group of Companies:
- Rehabilitation and Upgrading the Smart Communication in the rovince Building of 40 houses for the next two years;
- Establishment of a Coconut Oil Mill which could bring around P600-P800 million annual sales;
- Medical equipment including the trainings on medical practioners to the four hospitals in Sulu;

Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry:
- 15 School Buildings or around 30 classrooms in Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao

Bounty Fresh Group of Companies:
- Invest on 50 – 100 poultry contract grower that will be delivered in Zamboanga City, including the equipment for the growers
- Establishment of more Chooks-to-Go store in the area

Lucio Tan Group:
- Commercial Philippine Airlines Flights going directly to Sulu

W Group of Rosalind Wee:
- Drying areas and Warehouse for the Carageenan Industry

Ramon S. Ange of the San Miguel Group of Companies:
- Establishment of 50 Megawatt coal-fired power plant
- Rebuilding the Hadji Buto School of Arts and Trade

Aerial View of Sulu Island
Here's the Complete Statement of Sec. Manny Pinol:

Save Sulu Project
PRIVATE SECTOR PLEDGES P3-B
SOCIO-ECONOMIC HELP FOR SULU

By Kristel Merle
DA-AFID


Big private business companies committed around P3 billion worth of investment to the province of Sulu in line with the government’s effort to bring peace and socio-economic development to the province.

The Department of Agriculture (DA), in partnership with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) and the non-governmental organization Go Negosyo Group, presented initiatives under the “Save Sulu” project to President Rodrigo R. Duterte on December 19, 2016 during the Christmas Townhall gathering at the Malacañan Palace.

The initiatives include livelihood programs, mentorships, establishment of infrastructure and other rural facilities.

“This is in response to the President’s directive last September to come up with a poverty alleviation program for the residents of Mindanao particularly the province of Sulu,” Agriculture Secretary Manny Piñol said.

Some of the companies that expressed support assistance include Manny V. Pangilinan Group of Companies, Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry, Bounty Fresh Group of Companies, W Group, Lucio Tan and Gawad Kalinga.

“Alongside the campaign against terrorism, we should also have soft hands to help people from Sulu,” Piñol said.

Among the commitments the government has secured for the province are:

From the Manny V. Pangilinan Group of Companies:
- Rehabilitation and Upgrading the Smart Communication in the rovince Building of 40 houses for the next two years;
- Establishment of a Coconut Oil Mill which could bring around P600-P800 million annual sales;
- Medical equipment including the trainings on medical practioners to the four hospitals in Sulu;

From the Federation of Filipino-Chinese Chambers of Commerce and Industry:
- 15 School Buildings or around 30 classrooms in Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao
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From the Bounty Fresh Group of Companies:
- Invest on 50 – 100 poultry contract grower that will be delivered in Zamboanga City, including the equipment for the growers
- Establishment of more Chooks-to-Go store in the area


From Lucio Tan Group:
- Commercial Philippine Airlines Flights going directly to Sulu


From the W Group of Rosalind Wee:
- Drying areas and Warehouse for the Carageenan Industry


From Ramon S. Ange of the San Miguel Group of Companies:
- Establishment of 50 Megawatt coal-fired power plant
- Rebuilding the Hadji Buto School of Arts and Trade


The agri chief also announced that the Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) will partner with Hadji Buto School of Arts and Trade to use it as a training center for agri-fishery seminars.

Piñol announced that the Department will allot P50 million under the Special Area for Agricultural Development (SAAD) to be used for various rural development program and foster inclusive growth. DA will also distribute five farm tractors in the province.

Piñol stressed that the Duterte administration aims to provide programs that will reduce poverty incidence in the farming and fisheries sectors by at least 25 percent within three years.
“We want to make the Filipino feel that their government is here to support them,” he said.
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