AWARDS

AWARDS

For nearly two decades in the business industry, Lighthouse Cooperative has garnered numerous local, regional and national awards.

To mention a few, Lighthouse Cooperative, under the management of Pastor Ross Resuello, was awarded the Business Excellence Award for SMEs in 2005 by the Philippine Small and Medium Enterprises Development Foundation (PHILSMED) both in the regional and national level. At the same time, the Department of Science and Technology-Region 02 (DOST-II) cited the efforts of the Carne Ybanag business for its ability to develop quality processed meat products, thereby helping uplifting the local economy and providing consumers with healthy food products.

In 2006, the DTI-Region II awarded Lighthouse Cooperative with a Silver Seal as a CE S0183 Certified Establishment for its Excellent Customer Service and consistent conformance with the laws set by the DTI.

The Philippine Retailers Association (PRA) together with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) cited Lighthouse Cooperative as Finalist to the Search for Outstanding Filipino Retailers through an awarding ceremony held on December 9, 2008 at the Crown Plaza Hotel, Ortigas Center, Mandaluyong City.

On March 17, 2009, during the Philippine National Trade Fair held at the SMX-Mall of Asia, Pasig City, DTI-CITEM & RODG recognized Lighthouse Cooperative as Matagumpay Awardee (Processed Food) during the Search for 2009 Ginintuang Yaman Awards.

Lighthouse Cooperative also made it to the 2012 Gawad Saka Awards (Agri-Entrepreneur Category) having been adjudged as National Winner, and was consistent Regional Winner in 2009, 2010 and 2012, respectively.

On July 8, 2009, Lighthouse Cooperative was the 2009 Presidential Awardee for the Most Outstanding Medium Enterprise for Luzon Island given by the DTI, MSMEDC & Globe Telecom, which was held at the SM MegaMall.

In 2010, Chicha-rabao was adjudged by the DTI-Region 02 as the “Best OTOP Product” in the region.

On July 24, 2013, the Ybanag Food Products was the Region’s Best Set-up Adaptor and the National Nominee and Finalist to the National Search for the Best OTOP Set-up Adoptor of the Department of Science and Technology.

On October 24 of the same year, the Lighthouse Cooperative-Ybanag Food Products was recognized as the Regional Winner and National Finalist to the DOLE-RTWPB Productivity Olympics 2013. Moreover, the Villar Foundation has recognized the Lighthouse Cooperative on the same month as one of the “Ten Most Promising Community Enterprises in the Philippines” through the Villar Sipag Awards.