SP accredits two NGOs




The 20th City Council on its regular session presided over by Vice Mayor Jocelyn B. Rodriguez adopted separate resolutions accrediting the Philippine Shotokan Karate Association Region X, Inc. and the Canitoan Farmers Multi-purpose Cooperative, Inc., for purposes of their membership in the local special bodies, pursuant to DILG Memorandum Circular No. 2022-083 and Article 64, Rule XIII of the Rules and Regulations Implementing the 1991 Local Government Code or funding its project from the city or other sources as required under the COA circular pertinent thereto.

The Philippine Shotokan Karate Association Region X, Inc., with office address at Kauswagan was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission in December 2019.

Its primary objective is to contribute to the building of a peaceful and better community by educating the youth through karatedo practice in the spirit of mutual understanding, respect, friendship, unity and fair play.

The association also aims to encourage the development of Karate in Region X as martial arts and sports in partnership with the Department of Education and other stakeholders.

It also seeks to facilitate and conduct trainings and seminars for instructors, coaches, referees, judges and other tournament officials of the local and regional levels to uplift the technical standards and qualification of the members and athletes and issue appropriate licenses and certificates, among others.

Meanwhile, the Canitoan Multipurpose Cooperative (CAFAMCO) was organized and registered in SEC on April 8, 1997 and November 9, 2002, respectively.

It seeks to provide lending to members of the cooperative, consolidation area for farm products of farmer-members and fresh produce at a lesser price to members and to the community.

Among its on-going projects include the Kadiwa and Trading Post both for its members and non-members, The Gavel learned.

The legislations were reviewed and endorsed by the committees on planning, research and innovation and people’s organization accreditation and on laws and rules both chaired by Councilor Ian Mark Q. Nacaya.