KALIBO, Aklan, March 4 (PIA) — Eight residents of Boracay Island, whose homes have been razed by hearth on November 25, 2020, obtained numerous sorts of help from the federal government throughout a easy distribution ceremony held on the Session Room of Barangay Balabag Barangay Corridor on March 1, 2021.
The help got here from the Workplace of the President, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, and the Division of Social Welfare and Growth (DSWD).
The distribution of help was led by Bing Juaneza, employees of Senator Bong Go’s workplace, and was assisted by Barangay Kagawads Rufina Villaroman and Marilou Sacapano, who represented Barangay Balabag Punong Barangay Jason Talapian.
Juaneza informed the recipients that the help is President Rodrigo Duterte and Senator Bong Go’s method of telling them that they don’t seem to be forgotten.
“Wala gid kamo nakalimtan sang Presidente (You haven’t been forgotten by the President),” Juaneza informed to the hearth victims.
As Senator Bong Go’s help, the hearth victims obtained P2,000 money, foodpacks, face masks, Jollibee meals, and nutritional vitamins.
Eight objects consisting of two tablets, two pairs of footwear, two bicycles, and two watches have been additionally raffled off to the recipients. These things additionally got here from Senator Bong Go.
In the identical exercise, the DSWD, by way of Social Welfare and Growth Workforce Chief Lluva Gallofin, distributed P5,000.00 money to every of the hearth victims underneath the Help to People in Disaster State of affairs (AICS) program.
Divina Malban, one of many hearth victims, stated she is going to use the monetary help she obtained from Senator Bong Go and the DSWD to reconstruct her home and as capital for a small enterprise to earn further earnings.
The opposite hearth victims, particularly, Rasel Sastre, Jeron Modragon, Joerlyn Gusi, Jeruld Modragon, Jenny Rose Sastre, Rommel Sastre, and Rigel Sastre, intimated related plans after receiving the help.
Their plight as hearth victims within the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic and with lesser alternatives to earn earnings as a result of closure of most institutions within the island reached Senator Bong Undergo a letter of enchantment despatched by Barangay Kagawad Marilou Sacapano.
In the meantime, one different Boracaynon who was aided by Senator Bong throughout the exercise was Gina Magbanua, whose mom died on account of lingering sickness.
Searching for assist from the barangay, she as a substitute obtained seven further meals packs containing rice, canned items and noodles, and P1,000.00 monetary assist from Senator Bong Go. (JSC/VGV/PIA6 Aklan)