Cabulutan Fishermen Association (CFA)

Name of Organization: Cabulutan Fishermen Association (CFA)
Address: Barangay Cabulutan, Tayasan, Negros Oriental
Head and Contact details: Eduardo I. Callao, Jr. / +63.936.7239063
Name of Enterprise: Ecotourism - tour guiding, snorkeling set rental, boats and kayak rental, and food services.
Type of Registration: DOLE
Year established/registered: Reorganized – 2019
No of families: -
No of members: 11 female and 25 male = 36 members
Livelihood activities of members:

Relevant training attended:

site assessment
business planning
business planning validation
technical training – catering and GMP
leadership training and other organizational development training,
record keeping

Organizational assets/capital:

Assistance extended by the Project:

Business planning updating
Business planning validation
BDFE continuity planning
Orientation and sensitization on BDFE
BDFE plan validation
Engagement of key stakeholders
Application for business permit
Application for PO bank account
Low value grant application

Brief description of the livelihood:

The enterprise will showcase the history of Tayasan, local churches, culture and heritage, weaving demo of pandan products, boat rental, snorkeling and swimming at Cabulutan MPA vicinity (shores of multiple use zone), food and massage services to visitors. Members of these associations that will undergo trainings which will be provided by LGU will be the initial service providers of the business. Five percent of net income of the BDFE will be allotted to socio-economic activities and 10% will be allocated for MPA conservation.
CFA will apply for Green Fins membership/ certification and follow the protocol on snorkeling as stated in its code of conduct support and resources.

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