The DA-ACPC, through its partner lending conduit – Philippine International Travel Assistance Center Multi-Purpose Cooperative (PITAC-MPC) Bukidnon branch – disbursed a total of P5 million credit funds to 200 farmers and fishers in Wao, Lanao del Sur.

The SURE COVID-19 loan program provides P25,000 loan with zero-interest, no-collateral and payable in 10 years to eligible farmers and fishers whose farming and fishing projects were affected due to the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) nationwide.

ACPC Program Development Officer John Angelo Jalayahay, together with PITAC-MPC staff and the local government unit of Wao, Lanao del Sur, conducted orientations and facilitated loan processing and release to the farmer and fisher-borrowers.

DA-ACPC focal John Angelo Jalayahay (left) together with PITAC MPC staff (right) hands over the SURE COVID-10 loan to a lady farmer from Wao, Lanao del Sur
DA-ACPC focal John Angelo Jalayahay conducts orientation for SURE COVID-19 program for farmer and fisher-borrowers from Wao, Lanao del Sur.

Farmers and fishers fill out forms and other documents to avail SURE COVID-19 loan program