In response to the request of the Office of Congressman Ferdinand Hernandez and 11th and 12th Special Forces Company, DOST XII Regional Director Engr. Sammy P. Malawan, CESE sent Engr. Tamano S. Sacar, SRS II, to present the STARP (Science, Technology Aqua Ram Pump) Project on June 23, 2021 at the Congressional Office, Koronadal City.
The project highlights the provision of potable water thru installation of Ram Pump in selected ELCAC barangay/ IP community.
This coming June 26, DOST XII team will conduct site visit and evaluation for the proposed installation of Hydraulic Ram Pump to address limited potable water supply among residents of Brgy. Laconon, T’boli, South Cotabato as well as in Sitio Lamdel and Sitio Fidaw, Brgy. Ned, Lake Sebu.
More than 150 households will benefit the said facility, once granted, according to the Chief of Staff Mr. Jorge Estember.
The barangay is currently under Community Support Program (CSP) of the 5th Special Forces Battalion under the command of LTC Zandro C. Alvez.
This particular endeavor is in line with Executive Order 70 of ‘whole-of-the-nation’ approach in ending local communist armed conflict.