MANILA Twenty-four cooperatives in Taguig City have been awarded with certificates of recognition and financial assistance by Mayor Lani Cayetano for their notable contributions to the city governments effort in creating livelihood opportunities for Taguigenos, as well as their important role in nation-building.
The presentation of the awards, held at the City Hall Auditorium last Tuesday, was part of the week-long Taguig Livelihood and Career Expo 2012 with the theme: Sa Kooperatiba, Buhay ay Giginhawa: Parangal Para sa Pinakamahusay na Kooperatiba sa Taguig.
The exposition is one of the various activities lined up in celebration of Taguigs 425th founding anniversary.
During the same occasion, Mayor Cayetano reiterated her assurance to the 96 active cooperative organizations in Taguig that the city government, under her leadership, will continue supporting all their projects and programs that genuinely uplift the welfare of their members.
Among those who assisted Mayor Cayetano in the awarding of certificates and P30,000 financial assistance to each of the winning cooperatives were Councilors Jojo Eron and Jimmy Labampa, Cooperative Development Authority-National Capital Region extension office Director Salvador Valeroso, and manager Ariel Castor of Landbank Taguig City Hall branch.
The awardees were: Top Form Multi-Purpose Cooperative; Triumph Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative; Upper Bicutan Development Transport Service Cooperative; Taguig Transport Service Cooperative; Centennial Village Multi-Purpose Cooperative; Taguig 2000 Associational Multi-Purpose Cooperative; Tapat Multi-Purpose Cooperative; Signal Village Development and Transport Cooperative; Pinagsama Transport Service and Multi-Purpose Cooperative;
Signal Village National High School Employees Multi-Purpose Cooperative; EMs Signal Village Elementary School Teachers Multi-Purpose Cooperative; Taguig National High School Multi-Purpose Cooperative; General Ricardo Papa Memorial High School Teachers and Staff Multi-Purpose Cooperative; Maharlika Tricycle Operators and Drivers Association Transport Cooperative, Central Taguig Credit Cooperative;
C5 General Luna Levi Mariano Transport Cooperative; Buklod Multi-cab Transport Service Cooperative; Taguig Builders and Workers Cooperative; South Signal Village Producers Cooperative; Romantic Urban Bagong Sikat Sta. Ana Tricycle Operators and Drivers Transport Services Cooperative; Bagumbayan Producers Sewer Cooperative; San Sebastian Producers Cooperative; Taguig, Pasig, Angono, Taytay Transport Service Cooperative; and Taguig Sewers Producers Cooperative. (PNA)