Tunay Tapat Lahing Pilipino Cooperative, the proponent group for the Province of Albay’s pilot enterprise development (I-REAP) sub-project, started its dry run operation of the Albay Coco Geonets Manufacturing Project in May 2014. According to TTLPC Chairman Josias B. Pedrocello, during the trial period, the project provided the cooperative’s farmer-members with an opportunity to earn a stable income. This enabled them to pay their cyclical credits from lending agencies.
On May 12, 2015, TTLPC received its No Objection Letter 1 issuance. With it came trainings on sub-project procurement, PG assessment and formulation of Operations Manual as well as simplified financial management.