DARCY Velardo Bungay KB263-01 brought to his new post as the Governor for KB Panay, the wealth of experience as energetic leader and overall President of Kabalikat Civicom Federation of Panay Chapters. An active radio enthusiast, Darcy had formed his Sumakwel group in the mid-90s as developmental community communicators whose main duties is to provide safety and convenience to the people in time of calamities and emergencies. The recent calamities that ravaged several communities in the island particularly in Antique proved one thing: Kabalikat volunteerism and their gung-ho spirit had served well the communities in distress. The local government coordinated with the Kabalikat Civicom groups who conducted 24/7 operations to insure safety of the people.
Darcy is an indefatigable leader and currently employed at LGU San Jose de Buenavista, Antique as chief of Municipal Economic Enterprise Development Department. Asked what he can offer to the Kabalikat Civicom, he responded: " As a pioneer member of this chapter, the first thing I will offer is my commitment and leadership. As an employee of the LGU, I can coordinate activities of the municipality with Kabalikat. This should make the group actively involved in activities which directly concerns the community."
Darcy finished his college degrees: BS Applied Mathematics at the
University of the Philippines-Visayas; Master of Public Administration
at the Polytechnic State College of Antique in San Jose de Buenavista,
Antique. He was born in Hamtic, Antique on November 30, 1972. To date, Darcy is 36 years old and married to a lovely lady, Bing, with whom blessed with two beautiful kids, Keisha Carmela and Kathryn Claire.
Enhancement training set for meat entrepreneurs
San Jose, Antique (25 March) -- The Local Government Unit of San Jose de Buenavista in partnership with Tradetown Enterprise Development Multi-Purpose Cooperative (TRENDMPC) held a training on Meat Processing Enhancement to all entrepreneurs of the tradetown market.
This upgrading training is designed to assist the same in producing quality frozen goods such as tocino, chorizo, burger patties, etc., thus meeting the demands of the consumers in terms of pricing and quality products to be more competitive in the market. The training also includes packaging and labeling of the products for identity in the local market and hopefully establish outside market networks.
The 3-day training (March 19-20 and 27) is held at Diocesan Youth Center, Bishop's House Compound, Barangay 2, this Municipality sponsored by the Department of Labor and Employment.
The interventions to TREND MPC is a sustainability mechanism of the LGU-San Jose de Buenavista anchored through the Municipal Economic Enterprise Development office headed by Darcy V. Bungay, Market Supervisor V. With the commitment and support of Hon. Mayor Rony L. Molina who strongly advocates that livelihood assistance coupled with continuous capability initiatives will help address in sustaining and capacitating small and medium entrepreneurs become self-sufficient and stable in their business ventures. (LGUSJ/PIA) [top]