DUMINGAG, ZDS - Residents of Brgy. Saad considered Geographically-Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas (GIDAS) in Dumingag, Zamboanga del Sur benefitted from the information & services given by various National Government Agencies through the Impormasyon-Serbisyo Caravan "Nagkakaisang Gobyerno, Serbisyong Bayan" of the Mindanao Communicators Network, Inc. Region IX Chapter, held on October 25, 2022.
NIA Region IX represented by its Public Relations Officer, Jennylyn R. Cleofe imparted to the locals the basic information of National Irrigation Administration's programs and services. At present, barangay Saad does not have any irrigation facilities yet. Due to rolling and mountainous terrain, rice is rarely planted in the area but most residents engaged in planting corn, banana, coconut, cassava, and other diversified crops.
Among the services offered during the one-day caravan include Medical and Dental services of the Philippine Army, feeding program, and distribution of livelihood kits and school supplies from various government agencies.