TACLOBAN CITY- Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go, in coordination with the local government and other concerned agencies, continues to show support and provide assistance, as he graced the distribution of land titles to recipients of selected Yolanda housing projects and financial aid to drivers’ association in Tacloban City.
The joint distribution held at Tacloban City Convention Center (Astrodome) on Thursday (March 18) has benefitted over a thousand residents.
For the cash assistance, around 1,000 PUJ, MCH, and pedicab drivers, out of 2,000 intended beneficiaries, each received P3,000, under the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s Individuals in Crisis Situation program.
Meantime, Sen. Go together with General Manager Marcelino Escalada Jr., National Housing Authority (NHA) personally awarded the free house and lot titles to the 150 resettlement recipients of St. Francis Village 1 (110 beneficiaries) & 2 (10), North Hill Arbours 1 (10) & 2 (10), and Villa Diana (10) in the northern part of the city.
Aside from the said distributions, the senator provided recipient-Taclobanons with meals, food packs, masks, face shields, and vitamins. Likewise, he gave away 25 bicycles, shoes, and tablets to selected recipients during the activity.
Meanwhile, before gracing the event, the senator, joined by other dignitaries visited the Malasakit Center in Eastern Visayas Regional Medical Center to distribute similar assistance.
Present also in the distribution activity was Fe Chona Bahin, acting City Social Welfare and Development Office head, who delivered a welcome message on behalf of Mayor Alfred S. Romualdez. (TACLOBAN CITY INFORMATION OFFICE)