WESTERN VISAYAS – 4H Club Agusipan in Iloilo bags the first place in the National 4H Excellent Achievers Award 2020: Economic and Sustainable Development (Hands) Category and second place in the Promotional Video-Making Contest during the 4-H Club National Summit 2020 with the theme: “RISE of the 4-Her (Reaching Independence, Sustainability and Empowerment of the 4-H Clubs amidst the Pandemic”.
Lourden Oremo, 4-H Club Agusipan President, bested the rest of all other regions in the whole country with the unending support of Dr. Eden DLR. Bautista, Center Director of ATI Region 6 and Lyn G. Bantigue, 4H Point Person.
The category Economic and Sustainable Development (Hands) showcase the agri-entrepreneurial skills that positively uplift and help greatly impact the economic living conditions of the community and push for sustainable development through agri-entrepreneurship and agri-business initiatives.
Another winner from the region is John Denver Sabando, Provincial President of 4H Club Iloilo for the 4H Trivia Party Contest. While, Christine Hope Pagsuguiron, a Member of 4H Club Aklan, joined the two-minute Speech Contest.
The 4-H Club conducts one National Summit every year which aims to provide approaches and encouragement and hone agri-entrepreneurial skills, values formation, and leadership across the Philippines.