I. JUNE 28, 2021: Asec. Pendatun Disimban and Regional Director Aminoden Elias conducted weekly staff meetings with the CDA Marawi Satellite Office at Matampay, Marawi City, Lanao del Sur.


II. June 28, 2021 | On the topic, “Ang Malalim na Kasaysayan ng Kulturang Pilipino at Ang Kahalagahan Nito”, CDA Asec. Pendatun B. Disimban stated during his speech at the Head Office’s convocation that knowing and learning the roots of our culture and the cultural differences of one another are keys to one’s identity. These help us build a sense of pride and help establish good relationships with our fellow men. He also mentioned how the Chinese, Spaniards, and Arabs, as well as other significant people and events in the past influenced us, Filipinos, in becoming who we are now.

The convocation was attended by Chairman Joseph B. Encabo, other CDA Board Members, CDA Executive Committee, and other CDA Head Office personnel. It was held at the CDA Head Office via a blended set up (Zoom and face-to-face).

III. June 24, 2021 |  Asec. Pendatun Disimban, together with other CDA Board Members, participated as one of the panelists and he delivered a closing message during the Online Consultation on Proposed Memorandum Circular Requiring the Mandatory Affiliation of Cooperatives. The proposal is to at least One (1) Cooperative Federation, One (1) Cooperative Union, One (1) Insurance Cooperative, and One (1) Cooperative Bank in Visayas and Mindanao. The activity was participated by approximately five hundred (500) cooperative leaders. 

IV. June 21, 2021: CDA Asec. Pendatun B. Disimban attended a meeting with BARMM BTA MP Diamila Disimban Ramos, Omelkhayr Basman (Former City Mayor of Marawi), Borgee Dalidig (City Councilor), District Engineer Mickey Macabantog (DPWH Region 10), and MSU Fire Marshal Taha Mandangan to discuss the donation of the private land of actor Bro. Robin “Abdul Azis” Padilla for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) of the Marawi Siege.

V. PIKIT COTABATO | 18 June 2021 | CDA Asec. Pendatun B. Disimban, together with CDA Asec. Abdulsalam Guinomla, and CDA Region 12 Director Amenodin Elias, showed support by attending and delivering a message in the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the Office of BTA MP Diamila Disimban-Ramos and the Ministry of Public Works in building the 2-storey Cooperative and Women Multipurpose Building in Brgy. Batulawan, Pikit.

Accdording to Asec. Disimban’s message during the event, “..kahit man tayo ay nagmula sa iba’t ibang lugar, pinili nating nagsama sama para sa iisang layunin. Dagdag pa nya na ang proyektong ito ay may dalang napakalaking impact sa komunidad at ang lahat ay makasisigurado na ang building ay mapakikinabangan at maasahan ng taong bayan.”

VI. JUNE 09, 2021: CDA Marawi Satellite Office Staff meeting Asec. Disimban headed a staff meeting at the CDA Marawi Satellite Office at Matampay, Marawi City, Lanao del Sur, BARMM to discuss the strategies to address the concerns and issues of the Marawi Rehabilitation Through Cooperativism Project (MRTCP), in accordance with Chairman Joseph B. Encabo’s directives.

VII. General Assembly Meeting and Election of Officers of RCO for CMPL Cooperative Cluster

Asec. Disimban led a series of RCO General Assembly and Election of Officers for the CMPL Cooperative Cluster. This was held from May 17, 2021 to June 3, 2021. A total of 1,123 participants from cooperatives and CDA attended these events.

LIST OF RCO OFFICERS (banners) Google Drive Link:


VIII. MAY 05, 2021: Cooperative Development Authority  (CDA) represented by its Chairman Usec. Joseph B. Encabo and LGU of Davao City represented by MAYOR INDAY SARA DUTERTE signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on Cooperative Management Information System (CMIS) at the Davao City Hall. Also present were CDA National Officials and local Coop leaders.



IX. ASIU, LANAO DEL SUR | 03 May 2021 | CDA Asec. Pendatun Disimban attended and delivered a message during the Ground Breaking Ceremony of the Construction of TDIF Water System Project on Monday, 03 May 2021 at Grand Mosque Jamaah in Brgy. Buadi-Amaloy, Masiu, Lanao del Sur. The event was spearheaded by the Office of MP Diamila Disimban-Ramos.

(source:  MP Diamila Disimban-Ramos Official Facebook Page)


X. MARCH 18,  2021 : CDA Asec. Pendatun B. Disimban attended the 53rd Commemoration  of Jabiddah Massacre held at Mindanao Garden of Peace, Corregidor Island organized by the Ministry of Public Order and Safety (MPOS-BARMM).


XII. Topic: Consumers, Marketing, Producers, and Logistics Cooperative Cluster Consultation Forum dated February 16-18 and 22, 2021

From February 16 to February 22, 2021, five (5) consultation forums were led by Asec. Disimban. A total of 985 participants from various cooperatives attended the forums.
The objectives of the consultation forums were:

1. To have an overview about the CMPL cluster
2. To identify and acknowledge the support being given by the Department of Trade and Industry and of the Office of the President to the cooperatives.
3. To present the statistical data on the CMPL cluster that will provide an overview of their current status which may be helpful in formulating developmental interventions to scale up their programs and services for their members.
4. To have an overview as to where and how the CMPL Cluster will become part of the RCOs, SAOs, NAC as consultative and coordinating body of the CDA.
5. To discuss and address relevant issues affecting the CMPL cooperatives.

Other invited Speakers were Hon. Abdulgani M. Macatoman, Undersecretary of Special Concerns and Concurrent Undersecretary of Trade and Promotions from the Department of Trade and Industry and Hon. Atty. Herminio “Harry” L. Roque, Jr. ,Presidential Spokesperson.

Consolidated Documentation of CMPL Cluster Consultation Forum Google Drive Link:

Pictures from CONSULTATION FORUM OF CMPL Coops Cluster:


XIII. CDA Marawi Cooperative Livelihood Training Center

A. February 8, 2021, 9am | After the BOD approved the creation and composition of the Project Management Committee (PMC) for the Construction and Establishment of the CDA Marawi Cooperative Livelihood Training Center, CDA Asec. Pendatun Disimban, Chairman of the said PMC, held a meeting with PMC members to discuss CDA’s next actions relative to the construction of the aforementioned training center.

B. JANUARY 21, 2021: The Cooperative Development Authority and Task Force Bangon Marawi successfully conducted the Groundbreaking Ceremony of the CDA Marawi Cooperative Livelihood Training Center situated at OISCA Farm, Upper Lancap, Barangay Biaba-Damag, MSU, Marawi City. The event was attended by Secretary Eduardo del Rosario of the Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development and Chairman of Task Force Bangon Marawi(TFBM), Director Nagamora

Sangcopan of MSU Land Use Committee, CDA National Officials, LGUs, some BTA-BARMMM Officials, and more than 200 Cooperative Leaders from Marawi City and Lanao del Sur. The construction of the said training center was funded by Task Force Bangon Marawi amounting to P25 Million while the lot of 7,500 square meters was donated thru a usufruct agreement by Mindanao State University System.

(source: Asec. Pendatun Disimban’s Official Facebook Account)

(source:  MP Diamila Disimban-Ramos Official Facebook Page)

XIV. JANUARY 22, 2021: The first face to face Board Meeting of the Cooperative Development Authority after 11 months due to Covid 19 Pandemic was held at Seda Hotel, Cagayan de Oro. The meeting was conducted the day after the entire members of the board attended the ground breaking ceremony of CDA Marawi Cooperative Livelihood Training Center in Marawi City.

(source:  Asec. Pendatun Disimban’s Official Facebook Account)

XV. JANUARY 12, 2021 : Asec. Pendatun B. Disimban attended the virtual CDA Briefing and organizational meeting of the Committee on Cooperative Development of the House of Representatives led by the new Committee Chair Congressman Presley De Jesus of Philreca Party List and Committee Vice Chair Congressman Adriano Ebcas of Ako Padayon Pilipino Party List.