KDFI holds Orientation on Socio Economic Development Program  for Bangsamoro CSOs

The Kalilintad Development Foundation, Inc. (KDFI conducted orientation on Socio-Economic Development Program for members of Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) on January 23, 2016 at KDFI Peace Center, Urban, San Emmanuel, Tacurong City, Sultan Kudarat. 

The participants came from the provinces of Sultan Kudarat, Maguindanao and North Cotabato. Two officials from each organization were invited to attend the orientation but many participated due to the importance of the topic on economic programs. 

Mr. Akmad T. Agao of North Cotabato emphasized the importance of Bangsamoro self-governance but there is a need for perseverance given the status of the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) in congress. 

The program formally started with a recital of some verses of the Noble  Qur’an by Abdulkahir Sandalan. 

KDFI Dir. Moidjoddin K. Talusob mentioned the sequence of the program; gave orientation to CSO’s associated with KDFI. 

He expressed his thanks and gratitude to Ustadz Daud Madaliday, Daguma Provincial Community Leader and Ustadz Taha Baladsikan, UBJP Executive Director of Tacurong City and Agao of North Cotabato including the participants. 

Talusob reminded everybody to never disregard the higher objective of the Bangsamoro people for right to self-determination. 

The participants were delighted with the presence of Kadaffy Sinulinding who studied economics in Malaysia for long years. He related the core agenda of the program. His topics on “CSO’s Social Solidarity and Livelihood Enterprises Development inspired more the participants. 

His said that economic development in the Bangsamoro is one of the answers to the Bangsamoro problem, but people’s organizations need to capacitate themselves to become business entrepreneurs. He explains further the CSO as group of people that has the capability to stand and survive through self-reliance.