KABAKA celebrates 20th year

ORANI, Bataan – Kababaihan ng Bataan Tungo sa Kaunlaran (KABAKA), the province’s premiere women’s organization, will be celebrating its 20th year starting March 11 onwards with lots of activities and surprises to its members from the first district of Bataan.

During the group’s meeting last Saturday, Bataan 1st District Representative Geraldine B. Roman and her mother, former Congresswoman Herminia B. Roman revealed the schedules and plans for their month-long celebration that coincides with the 2017 International Women’s Month with a theme: “We make change work for women.”

“This year’s celebration for KABAKA will be running under the theme: ‘Pagbabago para sa kababaihan,’” Cong. Roman said.

The celebration will start on March 11 in Samal town with special guest DIWA Party-list Rep. Em Aglipay-Villar. On March 12 KABAKA will be in Abucay with Senator Risa Hontiveros as their special guest.

Meanwhile, on March 18-19 Senator Cynthia Villar will grace the KABAKA Orani celebration and on March 25 and 26, fans of the “star for all seasons” and Lone District of Lipa, Batangas Representative Vilma Santos will cheer and inspire the Dinalupihan KABAKA group.

The celebration is extended until the month of April.

On April 1 and 2, former ABS-CBN reporter turned Laguna 3rd District Representative Sol Aragones will be speaking for her inspirational message to KABAKA members in Hermosa town led by Mayor Jopet Inton.

April 8 will be the last leg of KABAKA party in Morong with Vice President Leni Robredo as special guest.

KABAKA is aimed at giving women of the province’s1st district the innate social and economic patronage due them – their involvement and being cohorts to their spouses in maintaining a decent living for their respective families, as well as, their being active partners in establishing women empowerment in Bataan and their worthwhile contribution in nation-building.

From having scarcely 600 members during its initial launch in 1997, the KABAKA family has now grown to more than 75,000 members, 90% of which used to be plain housewives who just do typical household errands but now engaged in sourcing their families’ revenue through their involvement in KABAKA.

The KABAKA has taught its members a number of livelihood and skills trainings, which a greater number of them has put into advantageous use by establishing their own small business ventures to add up to their regular household income. –Mhike R. Cigaral

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