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Himamaylan LGU Thanks DAR for Water Sanitation Project

negrosdailybulletinThe local government of Himamaylan City thanked the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR), Negros Occidental 2 after one of its barangays was chosen to be a beneficiary of the Community-Managed Potable Water Supply, Sanitation and Hygiene (CPWASH) Project.

Through a Memorandum of Agreement which was signed between the DAR-Negros Occidental 2 and the local government of Himamaylan, a CPWASH Project was officially launched at Sitio Tara, Barangay Carabalan, Himamaylan City yesterday. Under the MOA, the department has a counterpart of P70, 000 which will be allocated for training and for other expenses on logistics, while the said local government will shoulder the expenses for construction materials which include Bio-Sand Filter (BSF), Iron Removal Filter (IRF), Bio-Gas Digester (BGD) and Rain Water Collector (RWC). However, as a direct beneficiary, the Tara Agrarian Reform Cooperative (TARC) promised to shoulder the budget for the salary of 8 para-engineers who will be hired to construct the project starting on Tuesday.

The CPWASH Project will directly benefit the 106 members of TARC and almost 1, 500 students and teachers of Carabalan Elementary School, Campayas Elementary School and Culbaan Elementary School, respectively.

Mayor Agustin Ernesto Bascon through Councilor Larry Badajos thanked the DAR for choosing his city as one of the recipients of the said project and he is hoping that the department will extend its program to other Agrarian Reform Cooperatives in the city.

Meanwhile, Dr. Tony Del Socorro, Assistant Regional Director of DAR in Negros Island Region, challenged all the beneficiaries of the project to develop and to maintain sense of ownership towards the said project which will help them to have a healthy and productive community.

“The love of the Department of Agrarian Reform is unconditional and this love can be felt now by the people of Brgy. Carabalan through the launching of this CPWASH Project. This project will reduce the huge proportion of your residents without access to safe drinking water. If you are healthy, you are wealthy; if you are healthy, you are productive,” said by Del Socorro.

The 106 TARC members were only a small portion of 1.1 million ARBs who require upgrading from the current level 1 water system to improve quality of water and sanitation.*(Drexel Glen L. Pajarilla, PIO, DAR-Negros Occ. 2)

Source: http://www.ndb-online.com/may1916/himamaylan-lgu-thanks-dar-water-sanitation-project

 

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