San Francisco Camotes Island

September 14, 2009

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San Francisco Camotes Island won this year as top winner of Expanded-Green and Wholesome Environment that Nurtures (eGWEN)/My Cebu Grand Champion award of the Province of Cebu, in the partnership of Ramon Aboitiz Foundation Inc. eGWEN is one of the major comprehensive project of Gov. Gwendolyn Garcia, that aims to make Cebu an ideal place to live, work, play, invest and do business. The project was expanded into 5 years through the Local Government Units (LGUs) who assisted and evaluates all the categories that sees programs against standards and performance indicators on cleanliness, sanitation and health; greening, protection and enhancement of the environment; creativity, artistry and aesthetic impact; and appreciation, promotion and nurturing culture and heritage.

Photo from Mr. Rey Abad Dacalos
The award was given last August 25, 2009 at CICC (Cebu International Convention Center, Mandaue Cebu City). Municipality of San Francisco received a cash prize of 1 million pesos as a Grand Champion Award, Green Champion Award, Model Town Award and Wholesome Environment Champion Award for its work on vegetable farming, coastal and forestland rehabilitation, and solid waste management. Another award was given to San Francisco Camotes Island was the Pasigarbo Sa Sugbo 2009 last August 15 also held at CICC with their Soli Soli Festival, won as 5th place in Ritual/Showdown Competitions and 2nd place in Best in Costume.

The winning piece of San Francisco Camotes Island for being Grand Champion award is the essence of greening and having a high number of surviving reforested areas and good outstanding of job improving with its physical and social infrastructure.

Mabuhay!! San Francisco Camotes Island..

Here are other winners of Expanded-Green and Wholesome Environment that Nurtures (eGWEN)/My Cebu Grand Champion award of the Province of Cebu.
2nd Place - Tabuelan Cebu, which received P750,000
3rd Place - Bogo Cebu, which received P500,000

Outstanding Barangays in heritage work.
1.Barangay Poblacion, Tabuelan Cebu
2.Perellos, Carcar Cebu
3.Santo Rosario, Bogo Cebu

Outstanding LGUs in heritage work.
1.Catmon Cebu
2.Cordova Cebu
3.San Francisco Cebu
4.Bogo Cebu
5.Aloguinsan Cebu

Top 10 performing LGUs on Saksak (P100,000 per town)
1.San Fernando Cebu
2.Dalaguete Cebu
3.Moalboa Cebu
4.Liloan Cebu
5.Catmon Cebu
6.Sogod Cebu
7.Tuburan Cebu
9.San Remegio Cebu
10. Santa Fe Cebu

Top 3 LGUs actively supporting SAKSAK.
1.San Fernando Cebu - P500,000
2.Dalaguete Cebu - P300,000
3.Moalboal Cebu - P200,000

Top 3 performing hospitals:
1.Danao District Hospital- P300,000
2.Ricardo L. Maningo Memorial Hospital – P200,000
3.Dr. Jose Ma. Borromeo Memorial Hospital- P100,000

eGWEN citations (P100,000 per barangay).
1.Guiwang, Alcoy Cebu
2.Ilaya, San Fernando Cebu
3.Awihao, Toledo Cebu
4.Bagatayam, Sogod Cebu
5.Campanga, Barili Cebu
6. Alta Vista, Poro
7.Perrelos, Carcar Cebu
8. San isidro Camotes
9.Poblacion, Tabuelan Cebu
10.Santo Rosario, Bogo Cebu

Top 3 exemplary barangays.
1.Santo Rosario, Bogo Cebu- P500,000
2.Poblacion, Tabuelan Cebu- P300,000
3. San Isidro, San Francisco- P200,000

Top 10 exemplary municipalities and cities (P200,000 per city and town):
1.Santander Cebu
2.Borbon Cebu
3.Bantayan Cebu
4.Catmon Cebu
5.Aloguinsan Cebu
6.Argao Cebu
7.Toledo City Cebu
8.Barili Cebu
9.Bogo Cebu
10.Tabuelan Cebu

Best booth in One Cebu Expo.
Tuburan Cebu


Anonymous,  March 15, 2012 at 11:26 PM  

ngano gud San Isdro man ang nasulod nag mas nindot paman nana ang Santiago... UNION unta to ok kaayo para ana sa Camotes.

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