The Local Government Unit of Umingan through the leadership of Mayor Eldred P. Tumbocon initiated the distribution of Malunggay seedlings to Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program recipients. The distribution took place at the Municipal Auditorium during the monthly regular Parent Leader Meeting. Vice Mayor Alain P. Rabang talks on the economic and health benefits derived from malunggay..
Municipal Agriculturist Francisco O. Collado Jr. encouraged the 4P's beneficiaries to engaged in backyard vegetable production so that there will always be fresh and chemical free vegetable for the family instead of buying commercially grown vegetable from the market. Vilma Lapuz-Abalos, FITS Information Service Specialist shared some interesting facts about malunggay. The parent leaders was enlightened on the health benefits of regular intake of malunggay. Malunggay leaves can be dried and pulvorized making it readily available in the kitchen anytime.According to studies malunggay or Moringa has been found supportive of coping with and healing from a variety of conditions, diseases and illnesses. These include diabetes, cancer, hormone conditions, skin problems and even weight-loss.(Malunggay really feeds the body and it acts as a natural appetite suppresant ).