The DSWD-Region XI Supplemental Feeding Program – Milk Component was launched last October 20, 2022 at Montevista, Davao de Oro.
NDA-SMD OIC-Department Manager Mr. Marlon Flores, Milk Feeding Coordinator Ms. Raylyn Sanchez and PDO II Ms. Kedesh Mae Dagdagan attended and represented the NDA during the launch. Joining them are the Board of Directors of the Davao del Norte Farmers Dairy Cooperative (DAVNORFADCO) – an NDA-SMD assisted cooperative which supplies milk to different feeding programs in Davao de Oro.
The cooperative uses local milk produced by their members in New Corella and nearby municipalities benefiting dairy farmers in the locality.
A total of 2,642 beneficiaries from the daycare centers of Montevista and Compostela Valley, Davao de Oro will be receiving 200ml pasteurized fresh milk for 120 days.