Benguet farmers complete SM Foundation’s modern agri training

SM-Foundation-NGO_Philippines-Modern-Agriculture-KSK-1Fueled to keep farming alive, young farmers from Benguet complete SM Foundation’s Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan (KSK) on Sustainable Agriculture Program, and join the Market Tour at SM City Baguio’s SM Supermarket to learn more about marketing techniques.

SM Foundation continues to empower local communities through its Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan (KSK) on Sustainable Agriculture program, strengthening modern agriculture, agripreneurship, and food security. 

Just recently, the foundation held a Moving Forward ceremony at SM City Baguio, celebrating the graduation of three KSK batches from Benguet province.

SM-Foundation-NGO_Philippines-Modern-Agriculture-KSK-2Culminating their 14-week hands-on training, KSK farmers proudly harvest their crops at a Harvest Festival, signifying the rewards of their dedication to the program and passion for agriculture.

The event recognized the feat of 72 graduates from Sitio Liwliw, Brgy. Camp 4, Tuba, and Sitio Calamay, Brgy. Bayabas, Sablan in Benguet; as well as Purok 1, Happy Hollow, Baguio City. 

The farmers completed a 14-week comprehensive training on sustainable farming and business techniques, equipping them with the knowledge and skills to contribute to local food production and security.

SM-Foundation-NGO_Philippines-Modern-Agriculture-KSK-3A total of 72 farmers from Benguet completed SM Foundation’s training on modern agriculture.

Through the KSK program, the SM Foundation aims to uplift vulnerable Filipino farmers by enhancing agripreneurship and economic opportunities and ensuring food security in communities across the Philippines.