The Philippine Postal Corporation is coming up with the 25th Anniversary of the CARD MRI (Center for Agriculture and Rural Development Mutually Reinforcing Institutions) stamps, which will be issued on April 25, 2011. It is classified as a “Commemorative” kind of issue with a denomination of P 7.00 and quantity of 106,000 pieces.... Read More | Share it now!

Stamps featuring the CARD MRI

The Philippine Postal Corporation is coming up with the 25th Anniversary of the CARD MRI (Center for Agriculture and Rural Development Mutually Reinforcing Institutions) stamps, which will be issued on April 25, 2011. It is classified as a “Commemorative” kind of issue with a denomination of P 7.00 and quantity of 106,000 pieces.

The technical description of the 25th Anniversary of the CARD MRI (Center for Agriculture and Rural Development Mutually Reinforcing Institutions) stamps are as follows:

Kind of Issue: Commemorative
Denomination & Quantity:

Php7.00 / 106,000 pieces

Date of Issue: April 25, 2011
Last date of Sales: April 24, 2012 (or as stocks allow)
Sheet Composition:  40 on (4 x 10)
Size of Stamp : 40 mm x 30 mm.
Perforation: 14
Printing Process: Litho-Offset (4 colors)
Paper: Imported Unwatermarked
Printer: Amstar Company, Inc.
Designer  Mr. Victorino M. Serevo, Philpost
Ms. Mae M. Catibog, CARD MRI
Photo Credits: Mr. Karl Grobl of Freedom From Hunger, USA
Design Coordinators: Dr. Ngo Tiong Tak
Elenita D.L. San Diego
Designs:

The exchange of money between two hands that show Php20.00 bills and an agricultural land in the background. It also shows the 25 years logo of CARD MRI, which means Center for Agriculture and Rural Development
Mutually Reinforcing Institutions.

A group of 15 rural development practitioners organized the Center for Agriculture and Rural Development (CARD) Inc. as a social development foundation in December 1986 as a concerted response to the growing poverty incidence in depressed communities in Regions IV and V, particularly in the provinces of Laguna, Quezon, Mindoro Oriental, Mindoro Occidental, Marinduque, Masbate and the Bicol Region. Its vision has always been to establish a bank created for, owned and managed by landless rural women. In the words of CARD Founding President and now Managing Director, Dr. Jaime Aristotle B. Alip, Only by creating a vehicle for asset ownership, can we ensure that the poor will gain control over their own resources and over their own destiny. Read more

 

 

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