MMDC builds homes for families in Carrascal
Marcventures Mining and Development Corporation (MMDC) helped build houses for families living in Barangay Bon-ot, Panikian, Banban and Gamuton in Carrascal.
A joint project with the local government, the houses were in line with company’s livelihood development initiatives that offers safe and decent shelters to families. Adequate living spaces bring hope and new opportunities for members of the community.
The project directly addresses the UN Sustainable Development Goal on Safe and Resilient Human Settlements and Sustainable Communities. MMDC also built facilities for potable water in Cabangahan, a daycare and feeding centers in Panikian, Parang and Babuyan.
Through its Social Development and Management Program (SDMP), MMDC provides livelihood programs to ensure that equal opportunities to create, build and earn are extended to all sectors of society. Farmers were given rice seeds, organic fertilizers and carabaos to help plow the farm lands and yield more crops for higher income. MMDC also provided chariot vehicles to the farmer’s association for the efficient delivery of market products.
To churn and aerate the soil before planting, rotavator machines were donated for the farmers in barangay Cabas-an, Parang and Bacolod. MMDC also built a rice mill that offers affordable rice clearing services.
MMDC’s recently reported a double income growth in 2020. Its solid performance is strengthened by its commitment to preserve the environment and provide livelihood opportunities, educational and health assistance to all 42 communities in the municipalities Cantillan, Carrascal and Madrid, in Surigao del Sur.