or Water lily can be found in rivers that are fast growing plant covering the
entire river. It is considered as harm
and pest for the water because it blocks the air and sunlight for the fishes,
and also causes flooding in the city.
With a creative mind she has, Mrs. Leona Fe Edelloran of Pasig City,
then decided to have a livelihood program in relation to water lily in 2006. Around 40 families are provided with jobs
because they do harvesting, drying, and peeling its parts then sells it to Fe,
where she uses as main raw materials in making different type of bags and home
decorations. These family also makes
With this kind
of business she has, Fe has a huge contribution in the environment and to poor
families in the area.
join some local festivities or events held by local government and agencies
which helps her in marketing her products.
for the upcoming rainy season and orders that received, Leona Fe will purchase 100
kilograms of water hyacinth which will be a big help in clearing the water resources. She will be assisted by NPFC and LendAHand.
Edelloran owns LTM Urban Crafts, that started in 2006 at Nagpayong, Pasig