ROXAS, Isabela—Anti-poverty day care and health centers and a water system are expected to benefit hundreds of residents here according to the Department of Interior and Local Government Region 2 office.
Marlo Iringan, DILG Region 2 Director, said the newly completed projects include two day care centers, one each for the villages of Doña Concha and San Placido, two health centers, one each for the villages of Imbiao and Matusale, a water system for Marcos village.
Mayor Benedict Calderon was joined by Rema Tapispisan, Region 2 Director of the Department of Social Welfare and Development and local officials during the inauguration on March 2 of the projects in simple rites.
Iringan said the program was first introduced by the late Jesse Robredo during his stint as DILG chief.
Under the program, a city is entitled to P30 million worth of projects, while a municipality will receive P15 million each year.