Saturday, February 17, 2007

The Launching of the SLRP Livelihood & Basic Services Projects

The PBSP Visayas Regional Office has launced the Southern Leyte Rehabilitation Program's LIVELIHOOD & BASIC SERVICES PROJECTS, last February 16, 2007, in St. Bernard, Southern Leyte. In attendance were various donors, local government officials, media (ABS-CBN & GMA 7), PBSP Officers, and the members of the New Guinsaugon Village Homeowners' Association (NGVHOA).

The Blessing of the New Guinsaugon Village's Livelihood and Productivity Center, dedicated to the survivors of the Guinsaugon Landslide. The building is funded by the Angelo King Foundation.

Giving of Certificates of Scholarship of Children's Hour to one of the 56 survivors (13 for this school year 2005-2006) for the Guinsaugon landslide. In photo are: Mr Tim Olarte, VP for the Visayas of the Development Bank of the Philippines, donor to Children's Hour; Mayor Maria Lim; Vice Mayor Felix Lim; Mrs Margarita Hopkins, President of the Congress of Visayan Organizations in Hawaii, donor to Children's Hour; and Mr Bong Esguerra of Children's Hour.

Groundbreaking of Citigroup Foundation/United Way International project, a four classroom building in the relocation site of the New Guinsaugon Village Homeowner's Association in Brgy. Magbagacay, St. Bernard, Southern Leyte. In photo, with shovels, L-R: Mr Tommy Yap, VP of Citibank and Member of the PBSP Visayas Executive Committee; Vice Mayor Felix Lim; Mayor Maria Lim; Mr Lito Baylan, President of the New Guinsaugon Village Homeowners' Association.

Other Pictures and Updates will be uploaded soon.