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16 families from Umapad dumpsite now own homes

Dedon Manufacturing Inc., together with its partners Justice, Peace and Integrity of Creation-Integrated Development Center Inc. (JPIC) and Karl Kubel Stiftung (KKS), completed its re-housing project for Umapad scavengers in barangay Bagalnga, Compostela town, northern Cebu. Last Feb. 5, Dedon turned over the houses to the 16 families comprising the third and last batch of [...]

Posted: February 14th, 2013 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Umapad scavengers now have new houses

The Compostela re-housing project for the families in Umapad dumpsite in barangay Umapad, Mandaue City was finally blessed and inaugurated last Aug. 26.

Posted: September 11th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Waste-related facilities set to open in July—exec

The waste-related facilities at the Umapad dumpsite will be available for use by July this year.

Posted: May 6th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Weaving training for scavengers held

THE two-month weaving training program for Umapad dumpsite scavengers ended with the participants completing their personal commitment to weave panels for their future homes.

Posted: March 6th, 2012 in CDN - Community,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

More jewelry, papers in Umapad dumpsite, police say

OTHER jewelry pieces that reportedly belonged to a Chinese businessman may still be found in the Umapad dumpsite, scavengers told Mandaue City police yesterday. Scavengers Rodrigo Corta and Antonio Cuizon made the admission to Chief Insp. Anthony Bastes, chief of the Investigation and Detection Management Branch (IDMB) of the Mandaue City police. Bastes said Corta [...]

Posted: January 26th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Scavengers face more questioning

MANDAUE City police will again invite for questioning scavengers who recently found pieces of jewelry at the Umapad dumpsite. Insp. Ramil Morpos,  Theft and Robbery Section (TRS) chief, said they invited the scavengers after they received reports from the family of the owner, Vicente Tan, that they lost more jewelry items than what was reported [...]

Posted: January 25th, 2012 in CDN - Metro,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Mayor Cortes eyes throw mill for Umapad dumpsite

A THROW mill will be separating, plastic and soil in the Umapad dumpsite in Mandaue City next year.

Posted: October 25th, 2011 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Mandaue to dump wastes in Lacion

The Mandaue City government will temporarily close the Umapad dumpsite after heavy rains made the roads inside the dumpsite almost impassable for garbage trucks.

Posted: October 10th, 2011 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

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