CARIGARA, Leyte – A more conducive learning facility will welcome the students of the Balilit Elementary School(BES), this town, being a 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 Engr. Gerald Pacanan, DPWH Leyte 2 head engineer, this is the first time that the district conducted this type of activity through the initiative of the organization.
“Employees whole-heartedly 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, BES school principal, expressed her sincere gratitude to the whole DPWH family.
She added that this is a timely occasion for them as they will represent their area for the small category best Brigada Eskwela implementor.
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, 2019.