Samahan ng Mangingisda ng Agsalin (SAMA)

Name of Organization: Samahan ng Mangingisda ng Agsalin (SAMA)
Address: Agsalin, Gloria, Oriental Mindoro
Head and Contact details: Ernie Mesana/ +63 9997156529
Name of Enterprise: -
Type of Registration: DOLE
Year established/registered: 2014
No of families: -
No of members: 13 female and 27 male = 40 members
Livelihood activities of members:

Ecotourism – food catering, snorkeling, kayak rentals


Relevant training attended:

Site assessment

Social preparation

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 PO bank account 

Low value grant application

Brief description of the livelihood:

The grant aims to strengthen the income generating capacity of the Samahan ng Mangingisda ng Agsalin (SAMA) as a biodiversity-friendly enterprise (BDFE) through the expansion and diversification of its current income generating activities related to ecotourism services. The organization is currently bracing itself for the promotion of its site as one of the premier ecotourism destinations in Puerto Galera and Oriental Mindoro. 

SAMA’s potential for ecotourism is highlighted by its rich underwater attraction

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