Palawan coastal association turns seaweeds into diplomas

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY --- Twenty-three years ago, Mardy Montao moved a thousand kilometers away from her home in Negros Occidental to be with a man she met while she was on a three-day vacation in Palawan. Now, this 48-year-old woman is leading a group of seaweed farmers in the coastal community of Sitio Balintang, Barangay Isugod in Quezon. Montao is the president of the Cherish Fisherfolks Association, which has 86 members --- 22 women and 66 men. Though hesitant at first, she accepted the challenge of leading the organization. "I never dreamed of becoming president of fisherfolk because it should be a man. But it went through an election. I don't want this position, but...Keep on reading: Palawan coastal association turns seaweeds into diplomas

Disclaimer : Mytimesnow (MTN) lets you explore worldwide viral news just by analyzing social media trends. Tap read more at source for full news. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply any endorsement of the views expressed within them.