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DAR renovates 2 farm-to-market roads in Leyte

news reg 1 pix 1 july 23 2018MATALOM, Leyte--Farmers and residents in two remote villages here see greater economic opportunities as the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) renovated two dilapidated farm-to market roads that leads to market and trading centers.

Assistant Regional Director for Program Beneficiaries Development Ismael Aya-ay led the turnover of the 3.7-kilometer Esperanza-San Vicente road and the 2.69-kilometer Elevado-President Garcia road.

Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer Paulina Canales said that after the renovation, the two remote villages of San Vicente and President Garcia are now passable by all types of vehicles.

“About five thousand residents and around 900 agrarian reform beneficiaries (ARBs) are now benefitting from these rehabilitated roads,” said Canales.

The roads, worth ₱18.6-million, was improved and concreted through the Agrarian Reform Communities Project (ARCP-II).news reg 1 pix 2 july 23 2018

Chairman Avelino Acasio of Barangay Esperanza was thankful their road was improved from what used to be a trail where only single motorcycles could pass in going to adjacent Barangay San Vicente. Now, he disclosed that all types of vehicles can already penetrate the area making hauling of farm products for trading fast and easier.

Chairwoman Elda Gato of Barangay President Garcia on the other hand said that with the improvement of the Elevado-President Garcia road, they are now envied by other villages.

Meanwhile, Barangay Elevado Chairman Roselito Palen shared that they find it easy now to travel whether in going to the mountains or in going to the town proper.

news reg 1 pix 3 july 23 2018In acceptance, Mayor Eric Pajulio thanked DAR for all the assistance it has extended to his town. He likewise encouraged the recipient barangays to allocate funds from their Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) for the maintenance of the roads. (Jose Alsmith L. Soria, Information Officer)

Photo 1:  DAR Assistant Regional Director Ismael Aya-ay and Mayor Eric Pajulio (4th and 3rd from left) cut the ceremonial ribbon during the turnover and inauguration rites of two rehabilitated roads in Matalom, Leyte’s remote villages.

Photo 2:  The rehabilitated Esperanza-San Vicente farm-to-market road.

Photo 3:  The rehabilitated Elevado-President Garcia farm-to-market road.

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