BALER, Aurora – Some 671 individuals from the village of Aplaya in Dingalan, Aurora have benefited from the local government unit’s (LGUs) Serbisyo Caravan aimed to alleviate the lives of indigents on Monday, September 27, 2021.
The said activity is in line with the implementation of Dingalan Municipal Task Force – End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC) headed by Dingalan Mayor Shierwin H. Taay who is the chairman of the Task Force together with the Alpha Company of 91st Infantry (SINAGTALA) Battalion, 7th Infantry (KAUGNAY) Division, Philippine Army led by 2nd Lieutenant Rodel T Calvadores, Platoon Leader of the said unit and other local government agencies.
Mayor Taay said that 671 individuals of the said barangay were benefited by the caravan by rendering basic social services, such as: free haircut (40), appliance repair (37), BP consultation (28), distribution of two hundred (200) ECLIP and Army Recruitment leaflets, free pillows as birthday gift to forty-seven (47) senior citizens, distribution of food packs to two hundred fifty (250) fisherfolks, manicure/pedicure, hair coloring service (11), and free PSA documents to fifty (50) individuals.
He added that the activity is also a continuation of the strengthened commitment and support to the constituents in the area amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
“Our continued support to our beloved kababayans really mean a lot to us (Dingaleños) especially during this challenging times. The ardent support of our partner agencies leads to the realization of this Serbisyo Caravan. With that, we are so grateful for making this event a reality,” Taay said.
The Serbisyo Caravan, a priority project of Mayor Taay, is aligned with the Task Force-ELCAC’s activities to ensure that people living in the said barangay are provided to avail of free government services and assistance.
He added that it is the local government’s contribution to the government’s efforts, under President Rodrigo Duterte’s Whole-of-Nation-Approach, to end insurgency through attaining inclusive peace and sustainability.