Bounty Agro Ventures, Inc. (BAV) was feted by the Philippine Army with the Stakeholders Awards on the occasion of the 125th Founding Anniversary of the Philippine Army held on Tuesday, March 22, at Fort Andres Bonifacio, Taguig, Metro Manila.The Stakeholders Awards is an annual recognition handed out by the Philippine Army to partner organizations which have contributed significantly to the organizational and capability programs of the biggest branch of service of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.
Last February 24, a Memorandum of Understanding was formally signed between BAVI President Ronald Mascariñas and Philippine Army Commanding General Lt. General Romeo S. Brawner, Jr. The MOU expressed BAVI’s commitment to partner with the Army’s Transition Assistance Program (TAP) by providing livelihood opportunities to military retirees and wounded soldiers as they make the change from active service to civilian life.
BAVI President Ronald Mascariñas remarked “I accepted this award on behalf of BAVI with great pride and honor from Secretary of National Defense Delfin Lorenzana and the Commanding General of the Philippine Army Lt. General Romeo S. Brawner, Jr. on the occasion of the 125th Founding Anniversary of the Philippine Army in Fort Bonifacio.”
“Glad to hear inspiring stories from the Army officers on the frontline on how our Contract Growing operations in Basilan and Sulu helped win the peace in the conflict areas of Mindanao. Moreover, the army retirees are looking forward with much anticipation to livelihood opportunities after retirement.”
He expressed his admiration for the over 100,000 strong men and women who comprise the Philippine Army. He also affirmed BAVI’s commitment to be a partner stakeholder of the Philippine Army.
“I admire the efforts of the Army leadership through the Army Personnel Management Center in looking after the welfare of our soldiers by finding new sources of income streams for them in collaboration with the private sector like us. The entire BAVI organization is committed to continue supporting the Philippine Army in building a strong country.”