FREEDOM, Inc. is its final stages on the implementation of the Community Access to Productivity Enhancement and Livelihood Development Program (CAPE-LDP) Project. This is a livelihood project for the National Power Corporation (NPC)’s Tiwi Reservation Geothermal Area. Dr. Al Derecho, Project Team Leader and Dr. Redentor Briones Senior Consultant, confirmed this development during a recent report submitted to FREEDOM, Inc. management. The livelihood project was implemented in selected areas within the Tiwi Reservation Geothermal area of the NPC in Albay Province. This covered 3 clusters with a total of 7 organizations. The project is a combination of agricultural extension services and business development services implemented by FREEDOM, Inc.

The type of projects implemented by the project management team, are the Nipa Vinegar and Bamboo Production. The demonstration for the production of Nipa Vinegar with members of the BSKN, were done through a hands on demo. Members were also trained on bamboo furniture making.

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