The Local Government Unit of Midsalip, Zamboanga del Sur received ₱318,000.00 worth of grant through the Department of Science and Technology-Grants in Aid (DOST-GIA) project titled “Improving the Quality of Life Through STI in Barangay Balonai, Midsalip, Zamboanga del Sur by Mainstreaming the Communist Influenced Community through the Establishment of Corn Mill”. Barangay Balonai of Midsalip has been identified to be the recipient of the said grant which one (1) unit of weighing scale 500 kg capacity and one (1) unit of Corn Mill 5 sacks capacity per hour will be provided. This initiative is part of End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC) national strategy which primarily aims to promote equal livelihood opportunities and inclusive growth to conflict-vulnerable areas. It is anticipated that this project will boost economic growth, generate employment opportunities and mainstream the community from being conflict-vulnerable into a productive society.