Del Monte Foundation, in its continuing efforts to address extreme poverty in Bukidnon thru ZEP2030, convened the various stakeholders of the municipality of Kalilangan last October 25, 2022 to discuss ways to answer the needs of the communities.

The meeting was hosted by the local government unit headed by Mayor Raymon Charl O. Gamboa. In attendance were members of the Sangguniang Bayan, representatives of different national and local government agencies, as well from the private sector. Mayor Jose Antonio Villo graced the meeting with his presence to personally share his experience with the ZEP2030 initiatives in his own municipality of Sumilao. The chairmen from different barangays presented their community development plan to the stakeholders. The goal of which is to inform and to provide opportunities for collaboration to address the needs of the less fortunate.

ZEP2030 (Zero Extreme Poverty 2030) is a civil society-led movement made of various organizations that aims to reduce extreme poverty in the country.