GREETINGS OF PEACE AND GOOD WILL!
Fellow workers in Government, honored guests, partners from the cooperative sector, friends, ladies and gentlemen.
Thank you for honoring us with your presence today and having been part in this dynamic and exciting activity that CDA has prepared for all of us, the awarding ceremony for the 2016 Gawad Parangal.
As many of you know, the Gawad Parangal is an activity that CDA undertakes to recognize exceptional cooperatives and partners in Cooperative Development annually. And this afternoon we have witnessed, the recognition and awarding of the winners for this 2016 Gawad Parangal.
I would like to extend my grand congratulations to all the winners in the different categories. Thank you for exerting efforts to be exceptional in your undertakings.
The existence of cooperatives in the Philippines is truly a great contributor for the country’s continuous progress and prosperous future. If we will take a closer look at thousands of cooperatives existing in the Philippines, we can say hooray to the accomplishments of many, however, there is this one old cooperative that holds a unique glow.
TO : All Concerned
FROM : The Executive Director
SUBJECT : MORATORIUM IN THE REGISTRATION OF LABOR SERVICE COOPERATIVES
DATE : September 29, 2016
In the light of the controversy regarding “Endo” and the necessity to conduct further study on its implication to Labor Service Cooperatives in relation to the proposed legislations on the end of “Endo”, the Authority by virtue of
BOA Resolution No. 313, 8-2016, dated September 20, 2016, is hereby enforcing Moratorium in the registration of Labor Service Cooperatives.
By Presidential declaration in Proclamation No. 493, Series of 2004, the entire cooperative movement annually celebrates Cooperative Month every month of October. The spirit of cooperativism is rekindled through the holding of national and local activities where participation of cooperative members and leaders is discernible during this month.
Please do not entertain or assist any solicitor using the name Adm. Benjie Oliva asking for load, money, goods of any kind. Report also to the CDA Central Office Office of the Executive Director any request or activities of this kind.