P4 M expanded Q-LIFE project to be implemented in Quirino
BY: THELMA C. BICARME
Monday 7th of July 2014
The Sangguniang Panlalawigan here has authorized Gov. Junie E. Cua to enter into a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Agriculture for the implementation of the P4 million worth Expanded Quirino Livelihood for Everyone (Q-LIFE) project funded under the Casecnan Social Measures Fund (CSMF) in the province.
Under the MOA, the DA shall allocate funds from the CSMF for the Expanded Q-LIFE project, the livelihood component of the I Love Quirino Program of the provincial government.
The P4 million project includes swine breeding, P1,104,270.00; mushroom production, P52,200.00; vending/sales business, P151,530.00 and household/handicrafts, P192,000.00.
A total of P2,500,000.00 is allocated for social preparation such as trainings in entrepreneurial development to equip the beneficiaries with skills in successfully implementing their projects.
DA shall also monitor the implementation of the project and provide support and other forms of assistance for effective and efficient implementation of the project.
On the other hand, Quirino province shall act as proponent/recipient of the livelihood project and it shall also provide an equity for the operation and maintenance of the project.
After the signing of MOA and upon submission of written request of the provincial government, the 50 percent or P2 million shall be released.
The second tranche and other releases will be on liquidation scheme and will be done upon submission of accomplishment and financial report of the first release.