1. Description of Our Community
Tubod is a second class municipality in the province of Lanao del Norte and Iligan City. It has a total land area of 240 square kilometers and having a density of 183. 72 km 2. It has latitude of 8.054 and a longitude of 123.791. With its Land area, the municipality is divided into 24 barangays. The Municipality of Tubod has a non- seasonal climate. Rainfalls occur throughout the year. The heaviest precipitation occurs from May to December with an average of 7 inches per month and a lesser precipitation occurs from January to April with an average of 3 inches per month. The average yearly rainfall is 60 inches and the average temperature is 80 degrees Fahrenheit scale. The tropical climate in the area makes it very good for planting banana making the market profitable and worthy of investment. Different agricultural products such as coconut, banana, rice, corn among other were produced in this locality. The strong and brave people of Tubod inherited the bounty of resources because these people are generally hard working and have the passion of farming. Evidence shows that the farmers in this area planted banana, corn, peanuts, to name a few under the shade of the coconut trees. The nutrient cycling and soil fertility accounts the higher yields of the agricultural crops in this area.
2. Summary of Our Project
Tubod, Lanao del Norte is one of the productive municipalities of Lanao del Norte. The municipality is known for its significant copra and banana production. Coconut production is the primary source of income of the people of Tubod. To increase the income of the coconut farmers in this area, the farmers engaged in planting different varieties of banana. The municipality agriculturists state that due to the multi-cropping practices with different varieties of banana, it reduces the incidence of disease occurrence of banana. Having banana as the second crop produced by farmers in the municipality, many investors have transactions through the exportation of the products. The different bananas being produced were then sold to market and stores. This study analyzes the production and exportation of bananas in the municipality. It understands the business from that may affect the economy in the municipality. This introduces the place’s abundance of bananas and their ways of producing it.
3. Our Computer and Internet Access
A. Percentage of students using the Internet at home:21-50%
B. Number of workstations with Internet access in the classroom:1
C. Connection speed used in the classroom:dedicated connection
D. Number of years our classroom has been connected to the Internet:2-3
E. Additional comments concerning your computer and/or Internet access (Optional):
Our school is equipped with 2 computer classroom. Not all the school computers are connected to internet. The campus internet is a regional internet work where resources from each computer are shared.
4. Problems We Had To Overcome
a. Power Failure: During the process of making the website, the power went out several times because of the decreasing of water levels in Lanao Lake which is the primary source of hydroelectric energy in our place. b. Lack of Internet Access: Internet Access is very limited in our city. Most of the member’s do not have internet access at home. So it’s very hard to collect information for the improvement of our entry. c. Difficulty in Facilitating Meetings: Most of the members are busy in other extra- curricular activities such as mangrove planting and camping, because of this, it is hard to find time to gather our members and make a plan in our entry.
5. Our Project Sound Bite
This study also is a way of promoting the banana exportation in the municipality of Tubod, Lanao del Norte as well as encourage investors in supplying the products of banana.
6. How did your activities and research for this CyberFair Project support standards, required coursework and curriculum standards?
Tubod is the provincial capital of Lanao del Norte, located in the Northern Mindanao area along the Northern Western Coast. The place is surrounded by mountains and most of its land areas are used for agriculture. Tubod is fit for all kinds of crops and one of its major agricultural products are the bananas. Banana is considered as the most important fruit crop in the country in terms of volume of production and export earnings. It also contributes not only to the national income but also to employment.