SITUATION MONITORING OF WOMEN FISHERFOLKS, AND
WOMEN AND GIRLS AT RISK OF TRAFFICKING IN CALINTAAN,
MATNOG, SORSOGON

PROFILE OF BRGY. CALINTAAN

Calintaan is one of the forty (40) barangays in the municipality of Matnog, in the province
of Sorsogon. An island barangay, it is about a half-hour away by boat from the población. The
carabao is the main mode of transportation in the island.
The primary sources of income for the barangay are fisheries (65%) and agriculture (25%),
though ecotourism also makes a sizeable contribution to the barangay coffers. Calintaan is home to
two beaches - Subic Laki (big) and Subic Liit (small), with pink white sand that draw both local and
foreign tourists.

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