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Friday, 18 August 2023

DSWD-13 turns over isolation facility to Tagbina town 

TAGBINA, Surigao del Sur -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Caraga, in collaboration with the local government unit  of Tagbina successfully turned over the upgraded barangay hall as temporary isolation facility on August 15, 2023 in Barangay Malixi, Tagbina, Surigao del Sur.

 

The facility has a physical area of 44.01 sq.m, consisting of two units of comfort rooms, portable handwash, four-room partitions, six units of folding beds with complete amenities and medical equipment amounting to P925,624.25.

 

The community sub-project is made possible through the collaborative efforts of the barangay LGU and its community, with the support of LGU- Tagbina, and DSWD- Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI - CIDSS) National Community-Driven Development Program (NCDDP) Additional Financing. 

 

Mayor Glaiza Jane Polizon-Lanete expressed her gratitude to the individuals behind the success of the community sub-projects especially the community volunteers who exerted their efforts, time, and sacrifices. 

 

“Kung wala kamo, dili nato matagamtaman karun ang bunga sa inyuhang kahago para sa katawhan sa Barangay Malixi (Without you, we would not be able to enjoy the fruits of your hard work for the people of Barangay Malixi),“ she said.

 

Devine Grace Abucay of DSWD Caraga emphasized the importance of community empowerment, participation, transparency, and accountability principle that resulted in the successful implementation of the program. 

 

The smiles on the faces of the barangay officials and the community volunteers were beyond compare as they entered the newly upgraded barangay hall.

 

KALAHI-CIDSS will continue to serve Tagbinahons through Community Driven Development, empowering communities and local government units both in municipal and barangay as well.

 

The population of Barangay Malixi grew from 1,031 in 1990 to 1,432 in 2020, thus also increasing the demand for better government services to the barangay.  (with a report from LGU-Tagbina/NGPB, PIA-Surigao del Sur)