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CASANDRO Multi-purpose Cooperative - Quezon

CASANDRO MULTI PURPOSE COOPERATIVE

Address of ARBO :    La Purisima St. Brgy. Pag-asa  Macalelon, Quezon
Name of ARC :    CASANDRO ARC, Macalelon, Quezon
Contact details

:    Rodel  V. Alfuerte(Manager) (042)393-4288                                                                        BOD Chair- Emelia P. Marbella CP# 09213742398

Registration details

:    9520-04405090                                                                                                                            January 25, 2010

 

I. BRIEF HISTORY

         ·         Organized   on  August  13,2009

         ·         Formerly known as Samana  sa CASANDRO

         ·         Owned and operated by the farmer themselves and assisted by National Confederation of Cooperatives (NATCCO) under the Build Operate and Transfer (BOAT) scheme. It                      was spearheaded under the MICOOP project of the DAR-ARCDP2

         ·         Major source of credit in the community, (there are also other available sources like the Rural Banks of Atimonan, CARD Inc. and local traders in the ARC)

 

II. BRIEF INFORMATION ON LAND TENURE IMPROVEMENT SITUATION

( not specified )

 

III. ARBO DETAILS

No. of Members

:    ARBs: 178 (M- 33, F – 145)

     Non ARBs: 1710 (M- 263, F – 1447)

Crop/s or Commodity/ies/and :    Coconut (Copra), Unirrigated Palay, &                             Vegetables
Services :    not specified
Total area covered (in Has.) :    533.50 hectares
Ave. Farm Size of Members :    1.77 ha/ ARB
Ave. Production of Members

:   Coconut  (Copra) - 2.51 MT                                     Unirrigated Palay – 5.26 MT

OMA rating in 2012 :    not specified

 

IV. FINANCIAL STATUS (based on 2012 FS)

Assets :    18,713,396.79
Liabilities

:    14,550,787.79 

CBU/Capital :    4,243,792.98
Equity :    4,162.609.00

 

V. ARBO OFFICIALS

Chairman :    not specified
Vice :    not specified
Secretary :    not specified
   

 

VI. AGRI-ENTERPRISE REQUIREMENTS

               The ARBO needed :

                             ·         Additional capital for agri-credit and microfinance for expansion of area of coverage

                             ·         Agri-technology/agri-extension services

                             ·         Business Development Services/ capacity building on enterprise management

                            CSF for Certified Palay Seed Production:

                             ·         3 units Handtractors w/ farm implements, 8HP,Yanmar

                             ·         1 unit Mini thresher w/o blower

                             ·         1 unit Blower, 4HP

                             ·         1 unit  Mini  thresher  w/ built in blower

                             ·         1 unit open source water pump, 10HP

                             ·         5 units knapsack sprayers

                             ·         1 unit Flatbed dryers, 6 tons w/ heat exchanger

               For All Year Round Vegetable Production thru Natural Farming Technology:

                             ·         Multi tiller (BOWA)

                             ·         Drip Irrigation

                             ·         knapsack sprayer

                             ·         Grass cutter

 

VII. DEPARTMENT OF AGRARIAN REFORM PROJECT

Title of ARCCESS Subproject :    Certified Palay Seed Production  and All Year                              Round Vegetable Production thru Natural Farming                  Technology
Location of ARCCESS Subproject :    Brgys  Candangal, San Nicolas, and San                          Isidro, Macalelon, Quezon 

 

VIII. SUPPORT GIVEN BY THE DEPARTMENT OF AGRARIAN REFORM

                ·         Business Development service provider already procured last April 2013.  They will provide agri-technology and agri-extension for the ARBO.                                                               ·         All CSFs are already provided

 

IX. OTHER REQUIREMENTS AND ESTIMATED COST

               (capacity development, agri-financing/credit, CSF)

                    ·         Capacity Development on agri-technology and enterprise management Php 817,746.00

 

 

X. For information and questions, DAR could be contacted through:

Office of the Undersecretary for Support Services
Department of Agrarian Reform
3rd Floor, DARCO Bldg.
Elliptical Road, Quezon City, Philippines
Telefax: (632) 454-7889 and 928-6429
Mobile: (63908) 887-3161
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