ORMOC CITY- – The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte 4th District Engineering Office (DEO), spearheaded by Officer-In-Charge District Engineer Rosita A. Tinawin and OIC Assistant District Engineer Peter Scheler V. Soco, successfully carried out an impactful outreach program at Brgy. Quezon Jr. Elementary School as part of the nationwide campaign of the District Engineers League of the Philippines (DELP), titled “Gamit Pang-eskwela Handog Ay Saya”, which is now on its 6th year.

The DEO distributed school supplies including backpacks, notebooks and writing materials to more than 200 students ranging from kindergarten to Grade 6. Additionally, they went above and beyond by extending essentials like umbrellas, face towels, lunchboxes, and tumblers to ensure the well-being of students, as well as 4 gallons of paint for the school.

In a heartfelt speech, OIC-DE Tinawin expressed her joy in being able to share these blessings with the students. She highlighted the collective effort put forth by the employees of Leyte 4th DEO to make this endeavor a success. She conveyed her aspirations for the students stating, “As you start this new school year, please remember that these supplies are not just tools but symbols of your potential. They will help you learn and grow. Make the most of what you can learn and use them to write stories of success, creativity and positive impact.” (PR)