SMI Provides Php1.5M Fund to Columbio this Love Month
TAMPAKAN, South Cotabato - Sagittarius Mines, Inc. (SMI) on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, turned over PhP1.5 million in support of its continuing partnership with the municipal government of Columbio in Sultan Kudarat.
Being one of the host communities of the mining firm's Tampakan Copper-Gold Project, the municipality of Columbio annually receives PhP3 million under SMI's Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) to sustain their planned livelihood, infrastructure, education, health, and other community development projects.
Officials from Municipal Treasurer’s Office and representatives from the office of Municipal Mayor Tondatu M. Mangudadatu received the fund in a simple turnover ceremony.
"Sana hindi magsawa ang SMI sa kanilang pagtulong sa mga LGUs. Dahil sa SMI, na au-augment ang mga proyekto ng LGU, lalo na doon sa pangkabuhayan, edukasyon at imprastraktura," LGU-Project Monitoring Officer Lady Bai Mangudadatu said.
Last month, SMI also donated PhP200,000-worth of mobility assistive devices to the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office intended for senior citizens and persons with disability in the municipality. (30)