Makati LGU releases Kadiwa schedule for 2024

The Makati City local government on Monday, May 27, announced the schedule of the Kadiwa ng Pangulo (KNP) program in the city for this year.


(Photos from Makati LGU)

"Sa pangunguna ng Economic Enterprise Management Office, Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) at ng Department of Agriculture (DA), ang Kadiwa ng Pangulo ay gaganapin sa Makati City Hall Quadrangle mula 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Under the leadership of the Economic Enterprise Management Office, DTI, and DA, the Kadiwa ng Pangulo will be held at the Makati City Hall Quadrangle from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.)," the city government said.

The schedule of KNP in Makati are as follows:

May 30 - Thursday
June 28 - Friday
July 30 - Tuesday
August 30 - Friday
September 30 - Monday
October 30 - Wednesday
November 29 - Friday
December 17 - Friday

Under the KNP program, the public will have the chance to purchase fruits, vegetables, frozen meat products, and other items at a much lower cost as well as rice worth P39 per kilo.

"Layon ng programa na suportahan at matulungan ang local farmers na maibenta ang kanilang mga produkto (The program aims to support and help local farmers sell their products)," the local government unit (LGU) explained as it urged the public to bring eco-friendly bags to avoid the use of plastics.

In a statement, the DA said that the KNP is the national government’s initiative to provide a “lifeline” by granting rent-free selling areas to farmers and micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs), ensuring equitable access to fresh produce.