South Cotabato wins 2017 SRAA championships

For two consecutive years, South Cotabato Athletic Association once again emerged as this year’s over-all champion during the recently concluded Soccsksargen Regional Athletic Association meet held at Cotabato Sports Complex, Amas, KIdapawan City on February 18-22,2017. South Cotabato made a total point score of 715 against General Santos City’s 621 points. With 94 points lead from the last year’s 81 points is already a big leap for South Cotabato’s supremacy in the regional meet. This year’s result is also history for South Cotabato as it emerged as the champion both in the Secondary and Elementary levels. For the past four years, the championship for the Secondary level was won by General Santos City but this time, with a total point score of 429 points, South Cotabato made a 25-points lead from Gensan’s 404 points. Bulk of SouthCot’s point lead however came from the Elementary level with 68.5 point lead after garnering 285.2 points against Gensan’s 217 points. South Cotabato wins the championships in the events in the Sepak Takraw, Footbal land Volleyball for the elementary boys, while Gymnastics and athletics for the Elementary Girls. It won the championship for Archery, Baseball, Volleyball and wrestling for the Secondary boys; and athletic, basketball billiard Sepak Takraw, Softball, wrestling and wushu for the Secondary girls. Cotabato province was awarded 2nd Runner-up with 527.5 points; Koronadal City , 3rd Runner-up with 331 points; Sarangani province, 4th Runner-up with 224 points; Kidapawan City, 5th Runner-up with 214.67 points; Sultan Kudarat, 6th Runner-up with 162.5 points; Tacurong City , 7th Runner-up with 80.67 points; and Cotabato City, 8th Runner-up with 92.5 points. South Cotabato Provincial Sports Coordinator Alex Floro said, the 20-day intensive training conducted at the South Cotabato Sports Complex [...]

By | February 24, 2017|

SoCot allocates 1.2 M fund for 2017 Project DAF

A total of Php 1.2 million was allocated for this year’s Development Alternative Framework Project (Project DAF) and is intended to be benefited by 30 sitios. These 30 sitios will be the new and prior DAF beneficiaries, said Jerry Gamo, Barangay Affairs Unit Chief. Gamo said, old DAF beneficiaries were evaluated based how they effectively organized and managed the program. Those who provided positive results will receive additional livelihood projects. New beneficiaries were evaluated based on their socio-economic status. As of press time, 19 new DAF beneficiaries were identified by BAU while eight old DAF beneficiaries were qualified for the additional livelihood project. A livelihood project of their choice worth Php 40, 000.00 will be given. Almost all beneficiaries during their first year of implementation did not qualify for the second round of the project, said Gamo, but are now showing fast recovery due to the additional livelihood project that will be given. A total of 90 sitios were enrolled in the project since it started last 2013. Project DAF is a livelihood program under the administration of Provincial Governor Daisy P. Avance Fuentes that intends to reach and provide livelihood assistance to the poorest, far flung communities in the province.

By | February 22, 2017|