Regional and field offices of the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) Cagayan Valley held its simultaneous kick-off yesterday in observance of Women's Month with a theme "We for Gender Equality, Inclusive and Resilient Economy."
In the regional office, the Search for Biggest Loser was launched, a wellness program which aims to increase productivity in the workplace where physical fitness is one factor to consider.
A ceremonial weigh-in of participating employees was conducted following a lecture on how to lose weight properly from Veronica Angel Subido, dietician and nutritionist of the Cagayan Valley Medical Center.
The first 25 women clients in the regional office who requested technical description availed for free the issuance of said land document.
Meanwhile, the field offices launched their women's month celebration through internal information drive on women empowerment and gender equality, zumba dance, moral recovery lecture, soil potting, seedling distribution, and issuance of lot status certification free of charge for the first five women survey claimants.
During the program, Regional Executive Director Gwendolyn Bambalan led the employees in describing women attributes, character and attitude, through a symbolic paper butterfly posting to a woman image.
"A prayerful woman can change the world. Praying is the most powerful and life-changing things women can do," said Director Bambalan when asked how would she best described a strong wowan.#