Pursuant to Republic Act 9512 or the National Environmental Awareness and Education Act
of 2008, the Environmental Education and Information Unit has conducted an online

With the trend of using the internet to convey information to millions of people worldwide, this
activity aims to effectively inform the people on their local dialect, (Bisaya, Tausug and
Chavacano) on the importance of Clean Water in the Philippines – making the complex data –
simple and understandable.

The activity runs from March 8-18, 2022, in which a total of eight (8) participants signified
their interest in such by submitting their entry that highlights the theme” Groundwater:Making
the invisible visible”.

The entry of Mr. Jay Joe Tan Belda II of Zamboanga City entitled “Groundwater: Cosa’l abajo
kanatun y porque este importante” won as first place, followed by the “Kauhaw ba!” entry
from Mr. Price Loyd Besorio of Pagadian City while the 3rd place was grabbed by Ms. Annieleth
Alonzo entitled, “Tubig ilalom say uta: ampingan ug protektahan”.

The winning entries will be locally produced and disseminated to academes, Local Government
Units and Various stakeholders. It will also be re-produced through the different EMB Region
9’s website and other social media sites.