DOST IV-A to Empower Magdalena, Laguna with CEST Program
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By: Sarah Hazel d.R. Maranan
The Department of Science and Technology Region IV-A (DOST IV-A) in its strong commitment to contribute to countryside development and poverty alleviation launched its 4th “Community Empowerment thru Science and Technology” (CEST) Program on March 26, 2015 at the Municipal Hall of Magdalena, Laguna.
DOST CEST Program is designed to empower the marginalized sector and to improve the quality of living thru science and technology. Packaged S&T interventions are focused to five (5) entry points: Health and Nutrition, Water and Sanitation, Basic Education and Literacy, Economic Enterprise and Development and Disaster Risk Reduction / Climate Change Mitigation.