Youth Leader Leads Mangrove Park Development

It started as a young woman’s dream of a pristine coastline with lush mangrove trees in her town.

The dream of youth leader Hannah Esguerra has become reality and a source of pride for the residents of Calatagan, who are now fiercely protective of their mangrove forest.

It had never occurred to many of the town’s residents that mangroves could not only shield them from natural disasters but also give them additional income.

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Date: 13 November 2011