Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte finds alternative source of income
In response to the economic instability caused by COVID-19, the Zonta Club of Ilocos Norte partnered with the Laoag City Agriculture to provide a financial solution for 15 housewives from Barangay 23. They taught the housewives how to grow a vegetable garden.
A vacant lot was provided for the project. The Agriculture Office educated the housewives on soil preparation, planting techniques and how to care for the gardens. The club provided tools, farming equipment and seedlings. The women found joy in their accomplishment of growing a variety of vegetables.