Wash governance project in Datu Montawal officially launched

October 30, 2016 at 1:28 am

The Integrated Mindanaons Association for Natives officially launched its newest project uported by its long-term partner Catholic Relief Services (CRS) at Datu Montawal Municipal Hall last October 13, 2016. The project entitled “ Water, Sanitation, governance in Mindanao” also known as WASH.
The said event were attended by the Executive Director Mike P. Alon, DAtu Montawal Mayor Vicman Montawal, Vice mayor Datu Ohto Montawal, MLGU officials, Barangay Captains, Representative from other Health agencies, WASH Project Manager Lucille ISnani, CRS and IMAN staffs.
WASH is a four-year project covering the 11 Barangays of Datu MOntawal in using phrase-approach. The project aims to contribute to the development and improved WASH-related outcomes in targeted conflict-affected and disaster prone communities in DAtu Montawal through sustainable WASH intervention. The project also seeks to effectively integrate WASH service improvements and provision into governance functions of DAtu Montawal, MAguindanao. Ts primary goal id to announce the said Municipality as the first Zero Open Defecation.
Hon. Vice Mayor Datu Ohto Montawal state that he will give his 100% support to the project accordingly. District Supervisor Delhia Daniel, also commit her support to the project. ABC President Datu Jasmerudin Mangadad shareds his appreciation to the IMAN for the help it has given Pagagawan since 2010. Ma’am Dolly S. Corro of CRS also emphasizes that CRS DATU MONTAL and IMAN has shared vision in developing Datu Montawal Municipality. Thus, she also stated that everybody should work hand in hand to make this dream come true.
Other health agencies and 11 BArangay Captains also show their support through signing the wall of commitment and support provided.
The program was closed in an inspiring message by the Provincial Planning Development Officer Mr. Utto, according to him, “Together let us make this Municipality, the first Municipality in MAguindanao declare as ZOD or Zero Open Defecation.”