CATBALOGAN CITY-The medical-dental plus serbisyo caravan in Barangay Canbaguio, Villareal, Samar served some 500 people coming from four barangays on Wednesday (January 25).
The elderlies lined up for the medical corner where nurses, doctors and other health workers attended to their medical needs.
Children had the time of their lives as the group Soldiers Wives and Girlfriends (SWAG) distributed school supplies.
Others though preferred pampering with a team of TESDA (Technical Education Skills and Development Authority) trained masseurs, manicurists and hairstylists from Sta Rita town who offered their services free of charge.
Primo Regis, TESDA’s assistant provincial director, said that the Sta Rita team enjoys joining the Army’s Barangayan Serbisyo Caravan as they are able to fulfill the dreams of their fellowmen, to be pampered for free.
Younger boys submitted to circumcision.
It was the first time, said village chairperson Lourdes Gabiana that they received so many visitors which delivered goods and services.
Jun Arceno of PIA-Samar distributed MASA tabloids to those waiting in line to be served.
Mayor Marilou dela Torre welcomed the caravan folks led by Lt Col Miguel Ceballos of the 87th Infantry Battalion, Philippine Army, based in Calbiga town.
Last week, Ceballos and his team of the Barangay Service Caravan were in New San Agustin, Basey where they provided the same services to the Basaynons. (PIA-SAMAR)