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A Solid Waste Management of Pantay Fatima, Vigan City Ilocos Sur By Maria Day C. Benzon DPA 305 Student/ Researcher Dr. Ferdinand Lamarca (Professor))

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1 A Solid Waste Management of Pantay Fatima, Vigan City Ilocos Sur By Maria Day C. Benzon DPA 305 Student/ Researcher Dr. Ferdinand Lamarca (Professor)) DPA 305 Seminar on the Administration of Economics June 29, 2013

2 Outline of the Study Purpose of the Study Barangay Pantay Fatima Profile Solid Waste Management Program of the Barangay Waterlily Description Trainings/Seminar Photos showing the acquired skills and training given by the Villar Foundation (Las Pinas) Methodology (Unstructured Interviews, Documentary Research, Multi-media Research, Ocular Visit, Photo Shoot/Taking ) Ocular Visit at the River Banks Interview Questions and Answers Photos during the Interview Findings Action Plan Illustration of the Economic Structure of Waterlily Handicraft Recommendation (Photo)Barangay Officials of Pantay Fatima Aknowledgement References Purpose of the Study Barangay Pantay Fatima Profile Solid Waste Management Program of the Barangay Waterlily Description Trainings/Seminar Photos showing the acquired skills and training given by the Villar Foundation (Las Pinas) Methodology (Unstructured Interviews, Documentary Research, Multi-media Research, Ocular Visit, Photo Shoot/Taking ) Ocular Visit at the River Banks Interview Questions and Answers Photos during the Interview Findings Action Plan Illustration of the Economic Structure of Waterlily Handicraft Recommendation (Photo)Barangay Officials of Pantay Fatima Aknowledgement References

3 To show the collaborative efforts of local government, NGO and public to improve quality of life Purpose of the Study To show the collaborative efforts of the City government of Vigan, Villar Foundation, Barangay Pantay Fatima and public to improve the economic-quality of life of the residents of Pantay Fatima through the supply and demand of waterlily “water hyacinth”, a solid waste material.

4 Barangay Pantay Fatima Profile The Barangay was an island formed by means of receding waters of a big branch of Abra River between Vigan and Sta. Catalina, hence named “Pantay” and “Fatima” was adopted through the settling of Benedictine Nuns and Sisters who constructed a shrine The Our Lady of Fatima, a reflection of the apparition of Our Lady of Fatima in Portugal. Benedictine Chapel Fatima Shrine at he Benedictine Nuns and Sisters Photos courtesy of lnbvigan.com/ MhM?

5 On the western part of the historic City of Vigan Barangay Pantay Fatima is bounded on the north by Govantes River, on the south by Barangay Bulala and Barangay Ayusan Norte, on the east by Pantay Daya and on the west by Barangay Pantay Laud. Barangay Pantay Fatima has a total land area sq.m. With a population of 2,402 and 544 households. Farming and Fishing are its main industries. It is home to the Fatima- Vigan Multipurpose Cooperative, the Monastery of the Benedictine Nuns of the Eucharistic King, and to one of Vigan’s radio stations, DZNS.

6 Economic Profile of the Barangay Major Economic Activity ( 40 %)Farming ( 30%)Fishing ( 10 %) Business ( 20 %) Employed ( ____ %) Others Demographic Information: Population (Source / NSO ___RBI)2,656 Number of Male: 1,204 Number of Female : 1,452 TOTAL : 2,656 Number of families : 761 Number of Households: 564 Number of Labor Force : 450 Number of Unemployed:550 Base on the Brgy. Governance Report 2012 Barangay Pantay Fatima has a total land area sq.m. With a population of 2,656 and 564 households Farming and Fishing are its main industries. Base on the Brgy. Governance Report 2012

7 Vision Ti barangay pantay Fatima, ke nasirmata mi nga narang-ay, natalna, nasalunat, nadalus a komunidad babaen kadagiti pangnamnamaan ken mannakipaset nga agindeg ken nagaget nga agserbi nga opisyales” Mission Tapnu magun-od ti sirmata ti Barangay Pantay Fatima, masapul nga mapataud ti adu-adu, dalusan ken pasalun-aten ti bagi, manteneren ti urnos ken talna, saluadan ti salun-at, pagbalinen a mapangnamnamaan dagiti agindg ken maparegta dagiti opisyales ti barangay.”

8 Comprehensive Barangay Solid Waste Management Program Ordinance Number 1 Series 0f 2007 In year 2007 the Barangay came up with a strategy to address the concerns of the environment, economy and social sector with strategic focus on the solid waste management program. This is due to lack of garbage disposal system, waterlilies grew on rivers that block waterways, number of housewives had no productive employment. (Strategies)The program was made to establish a solid waste collection system, engaging community participation in solid waste management, livelihood generation from waste materials (one resource is the waterlily),partnership with the city government and religious sector (machinery). Photos courtesy of Brgy. Pantay Fatima

9 Training was conducted by Villar Foundation with the assistance of the Vigan Skills Training Institute housewives to make bags slippers etc. out of waste materials ex. Waterlilies “Through the efforts of Villar, training for waterlily products making had been conducted in the cities of Las Pinas, Makati, Quezon, Caloocan, Taguig and Pasig; Malabon; Taytay; Rizal; Bulihan, Silang and Bacoor, Cavite; Talusig, Ifugao; Sta. Rosa, San Pedro and San Pablo, Laguna; Libon, Albay; Malolos, Calumpit and Meycauayan, Bulacan; Talavera, Gen. Natividad, Cabiao, Cuyapo, San Jose and Cabanatuan, Nueva Ecija; Baras, Rizal; Basista and Sta. Barbara, Pangasinan; Zambales; Laoag, Ilocos Norte; Tuguegarao, Cagayan; Isabela; Vigan, Ilocos Sur; Mindoro; Davao City; Agusan del Sur, Cotabato City; North Cotabato; South Cotabato; Lanao del Sur and Lanao del Norte; Sultan Kudarat; Butuan City; and Pendatum, Maguindanao”. Photos courtesy of Villar foundation

10 * Water hyacinth is a free-floating perennial plant that can grow to a height of 3 feet. * The dark green leave blades are circular to elliptical in shape attached to a spongy, inflated petiole. *Underneath the water is a thick, heavily branched, dark fibrous root system. *The water hyacinth has striking light blue to violet flowers located on a terminal spike. Water hyacinth is a very aggressive invader and can form thick mats. *Water hyacinth has no known direct food value to wildlife and is considered a pest species. Waterlily or Water Hycinth

11 Multi-faceted Threats 1. Hindrance to water transport. Canals and freshwater rivers can become impassable as they clog up with densely intertwined carpets of the weeds. 2. Clogging intakes of irrigation, hydropower and water supply systems. Water hyacinth causes blockages to the flow of electricity, flooding, and equipment damage. 3. Increased disease in the habitat: Malaria, degue, and water borne parasites and other water borne diseases increase as the water hyacinths provide habitats for mosquitoes. 4. Increased evaporation and transpiration of water. It has been discovered that water loss can be as much as 1.8 times that of evaporation from waterways free of these plants. 5. Fishing opportunities:. Fish populations decrease as water begins to lose oxygen and sunlight. Populations of crocodiles and snakes increase. In areas where fishermen are barely able to sustain themselves from this industry, this is an economic disaster. 6. Reduced biodiversity: When water hyacinth thrives, it out competes other aquatic plants. This causes an imbalance in the micro ‐ ecosystem resulting in reduced flora and the fauna that depend on it. Localized water quality also deteriorates which may be harmful to people who rely on the waterway for drinking water.

12 Training and Seminar (Videos) Villar Foundation News to go Photo courtesy Naga Central School


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