Barili Agriculture & Fisheries (PHL-77)


Type: Agriculture, Environment - Country: Philippines

Brief description and main aims

Farming and fishing remain the major source of income for the people of Barili, with its agricultural sector complemented by a vibrant livestock market which is one of the biggest of its kind in the whole province. The LGU of Barili hopes to promote social and economic development through enhanced agri-tourism productivity, well-planned infrastructure programs, good governances and sustained disaster resiliency activities for a livable and drug-free community.

Main Activities

The main activities of the project are:

  • Crop and livestock enhancement programs.
  • Community food production.
  • Veterinary outreach program (animal vaccinations).
  • Tree planting, coastal clean-up and other community service.

Volunteer tasks

Some of the vounteers tasks are:

  • To assist in the development, coordination and conduct of the crops and livestock enhancement programs.
  • To provide support to the project related programs and activities. 
  • Marketing/training development involvement. 

Volunteer requirements / Skills

The volunteer must:

  • Be flexible, open-minded and able to adopt the local situation.
  • Be commited to regular updates/reporting/monitoring/ through mobile, online communication.
  • Be independent and capable of work with few supervision.
  • Be innovative, industrious, adventurous and creative.

Location

Barili, Cebu

Hosting Situation (Board and Lodging)

The volunteer will live with a Host Family (expect to have a shared room with your host sister or brother).

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