On our recent trip to Goducate Training Center in Iloilo, Philippines we had the opportunity to catch the tilapia in our impounding lake.
The primary purpose of the impounding lake is to provide a source ofwater for our rice fields. Though there are 5 fresh-water springs on site, high-yielding … … Read More
HERMES CERBO – is our campsite Architect and our Project Manager. He is the one taking care of all the matters in construction. Hermes worked in a Singapore architectural firm for four years,
JUDE LANGUB – is our Electrical Engineer. He is a retired senior officer of a private … … Read More
1. Oscar – is nurse by profession and he was previously working in the Middle East as nurse. Presently, he is one in charge of mountain and depressed areas community centers in Dumangas, Lacturan, Lanit, Bitoon, Neuva Invecion & Layog Bato.
2. Mike Mendiola – was a Chemistry professor … … Read More
1.Construct a water impounding project. To ensure adequate water supply throughout the year for agricultural needs, a 2,500 sq m area (or even larger) should be set aside at the uppermost agricultural portion of the area for a water catchment or impounding project. Aside from its agricultural essence, the … … Read More
Training Center flat ground for farming
Visual examination of soil texture shows that it is predominantly sandy loam to sandy clay loam. Combined with the sloping terrain, these make the water retention capacity of the soil rather poor because of high seepage and percolation rates.
The area is … … Read More
One of the 2 bountiful springs of water
General Assessment of Site:
Cursory assessment of the existing resources in the area revealed that although mahogany trees dominate the population of indigenous tree species (bamboo, madre de cacao, Ipil-ipil, etc.), about 50 mango trees (30 of … … Read More
Our 2 agriculture consultants
Last week about 40 people attended our Goducate Campsite ground-breaking ceremony. These were dear men and women who have offered to help to develop the camp.
Among them were 2 young men, Mike and Jeru, who have will be leaving for USA later this … … Read More
Flat piece of ground in the valley
When we first negotiated with Nanay Gonzales to buy the land in Alimodian, Panay, Philippines, it was a “remote” rural place. However, over the past year amazing unexpected developments have taken place!
Each time I visited the site from Iloilo City, … … Read More