Inter-Agency Committee on Rural Women Awards 2010 Search for Outstanding Rural Women
In observance of the International Rural Women’s Day, the IAC-RW led by its Chair, the Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) and Co-Chair, the Pambansang Koalisyon ng Kababaihan sa Kanayunan (PKKK) recognized Ten Outstanding Women who contributed to the advancement of rural communities.
In photo are (L to R): PKKK National President Trinidad Domingo, Committee Co-Chair; Ms. Edita A. Dacuycuy of Pasuquin, Ilocos Norte; Ms. Beniflor A. Guittap of Centro, Sta. Ana, Cagayan; Ms. Gloria L. Gutlay of San Miguel, Bulacan; Ms. Yolanda A. Elbancol of Baco, Oriental Mindoro; Ms. Amelia N. Gresones of Aborlan, Palawan ( Luzon finalists); Ms. Preciosa T. Maturan of Bayawan City, Negros Oriental (Visayas finalist); Rocaiya L. Kasan of Tupi, South Cotabato (represented by Mayor Reynaldo S. Tamayo Jr., and SB Member Kagawad Noel J. Escobillo); Ms. Wenita F. Espartero of Dujali, Davao del Norte; Ms. Annie E. Sitjar of Labangan, Zamboanga del Sur; and Ms. Zenaida P. Mansiliohan of San Luis, Agusan del Sur (Mindanao finalists); and PCW Deputy Director Lorenza A. Umali, Committee Chair.
The awarding ceremony was held on October 15, 2010 in Bureau of Soils and Water Management (BSWM), Quezon City.