The needs assessment  for the Sumilao Tribal Concil was held at the Baula Hall, Sumilao.  The seminar draw out the dream and aspirations of each Barangay where the livelihood is the main objective to anchor on what the beneficiaries wanted to do.  The management team will validate the feasibility of the project to ensure sustainability.  The planning sessiion is scheduled on May 1, 2009 at the same venue to finalize the specific beneficiaries and specific activities.  The seminar was conducted by Lumad Social Enterprise Development, facilitated by Connie de Castillo.  Behind the scene is the team of Consultants headed by Ferdinand Cruz of EASTI, Jean Cruz of SOD and Edmund del Castillo of  LSED.  Our team envisioned to make the positive affect on people's live, so good affecting their spirit that drives to do to other comunities what they have received, mulitplying people to do good to other communities.


SOD part of the management team for the fishFUD project for Sumilao Tribal Council

Monday, March 16, 2009 Balingasag Mariculture Park Cagayan de Oro City

President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo with Dept. of Agriculture Sec. Arthur Yap, BFAR Dir Malcolm Sarmiento, RD Dave  and other local executives launch the fishFUD Project.  In the picture is the awarding of the certificate to the Sumilao Tribal Council  Head Datu.  Mayor Anne Baula of Sumilao is happy to assist Datu  in the said ceremony.

Said project is one of the initiatives of the SOD, EASTI and LUMAD Social Enterprise.  This is only the key for a more livelihood projects for the beneficiairies.