SAN MATEO, Isabela. The learning hub for 4H in Region 02 finally stood right in the compound of the Agricultural Training Institute - Regional Training Center 02 (ATI-RTC 02) here in the municipality. It is now ready to accommodate activities of 4H members.
The hub was officially inaugurated on June 28, 2019. It was spearheaded by Ms. Imelda M. Guillermo, ATI-RTC 02 OIC - Center Director and Mr. Renato A. Maguigad, the former ATI-RTC 02 Center Director, who just retired recently.
The facility houses the office of the 4H Club of Region 02, training hall, product display room, and quarters for visiting young farmers. It will serve as a venue for knowledge sharing, stakeholder’s consultations, brainstorming, entrepreneurial hub for champion products of the youth and memorabilia exhibit as well.
Stakeholders from national government agencies, local government units, young farmers and their parents together with the 4H Club regional federation officers and their coordinators graced the inauguration.
Visitors showed their excitement on the new hub and they are looking forward to the use of the hub especially for product display. 4H members were then encouraged to bring their products for sale.