DPWH adopts a
school in Carigara, Leyte
DPWH 2nd LED
May 17, 2019
CARIGARA, Leyte – A
more conducive learning facility will welcome the pupils of Balilit
Elementary School in Carigara town, the recipient of
“Adopt-a-school” project of the Department of Public Works and
Highways (DPWH) field office here.
On May 16, 2019, employees
of the department volunteered at the said school for the repair and
repainting of tables and chairs, cleaning of classrooms, and
beautification of school grounds.
According to Gerald
Pacanan, DPWH Leyte 2 head engineer, this is the first time that the
district conducted this type of activity through the initiative of
donated for the funding of this program. I am glad that despite
heavy workloads in the office and short time of preparation, we
still manage to realize this project,” he said.
Aside from helping in
various school preparation activities, the office also distributed
bags with school supplies and a pair of slippers to each pupil of
the recipient school.
Clarissa Delos Santos,
Balilit ES School Head, expressed her sincere gratitude to the whole
DPWH family. She added that this is timely occasion for them as they
will represent their area for the small category best Brigada
Aside from this adopt a
school program, DPWH will also deploy its maintenance force at
various campuses for the weeklong Brigada Eskwela on May 20-24,