October 5, 2013 marks the ANNUAL CLEAN-UP ACTIVITY and COOPERATIVE MONTH CELEBRATION at catch basin beside US Embassy, Manila, as cooperatives from different places joined forces to once again prove the cooperative values of SOLIDARITY!

The event was officiated by Fr. Paschal Ma. Gorgoña followed by the welcome remarks of Ms. Gilda E. Pico, President & CEO of Landbank. Programme proper as follows:

  1. Signing of Memorandum of Agreement for New Partner – Manila Bay Sunset Partnership Program Inc. (MBSPPI) Members.

  2. Message of Acceptance and On-Site Demonstration of Polystyrene Recycling – Mr. Henry Gaw, President of Polustyrene Packaging Council of the Philippines (PPCP)

  3. Blessing and Turn-over of Patrol and Rescue Boat – MBSPPI Members and Global Pro Skills Multi-Purpose Cooperative.

  4. Turn-over of Proceeds from MBC Manila Bay Fun Run 2013 – Landbank and Manila Broadcasting Company

  5. Message – Hon. Cristina Isip, Chairperson of Committee on Cooperatives Sangguniang Panglungsod ng Maynila


Hon. Emmanuel Santiaguel, Chairperson, Cooperative Development Authority gave the Keynote Message before the clean-up activity. The said event was emceed by Ms. Marieta P. Hwang, OIC, MEO of Cooperative Development Authority and Mr. Butch Garcia, Corporate Affairs Department of Landbank.

Again, another success for the cooperative sector that proves that the spirit of volunteerism is on fire specially at the hearts of the Board of Directors, Officers, PT Leaders, Members and Management Staff of San Dionisio Credit Cooperative as well to the Directors, Teachers and Students of Escuela de San Dionisio. CONGRATULATIONS and MORE POWER!!