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Turn over Ceremony of CPWASH Project in Legazpi City

Facilities on Community-managed Potable Water Supply Sanitation and Hygiene (CPWASH) Project were turned over to barangay Imalnod in Legazpi City on May 20, 2014.

The project has installed two units of biogas digester, 1 unit of rainwater collector, and 3 units iron removal filter in selected sites of barangay Imalnod. Three heads of gilts (pig) with 3 month feeds allocation were also distributed to qualified beneficiaries in the area.reg5pic16

CPWASH National Point Person Norberto S. Quite emphasized the importance of clean and safe drinking water especially among the marginalized sector of the community. He also challenged the newly trained CPWASH Para-Engineers to offer services in the construction of CPWASH facilities to other interested residents in the area.

According to Albay Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer I Estreluna G. Ante, Barangay Imalnod was chosen as recipient of the project because of its dire need for accessible clean drinking water being one of the barangays covered by Southern Legazpi Upland Barangays (SLUB) agrarian reform community (ARC) in Legazpi City.

On the other hand, Regional Program Beneficiaries Development Division Chief Lerma Dino stressed that the facilities must be maintained so that more residents will gain access to safe and clean drinking water in a sustainable manner.

Legazpi City Public Safety Officer Perfecto R. Ofracio commended the Department of Agrarian Reform for coming up with CPWASH Project in the upland areas of the City as it address the provision of clean drinking water and environment protection program of the city.

Also present during the Turn over Ceremony were and Legazpi City Municipal Agrarian Reform Program Officer Herbert Tengco, and Development Facilitator Glenn Pacres, Albay CPWASH Point Person Wilma O. de los Angeles, and the Barangay Local Government Unit of Imlanod headed by Bgy. Captain Valentino M. Llaneta. (gp_olayres)

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