In Northern Samar

KAUSAWAGAN CARAVAN. Northern Samar Gov. Edwin Ongchuan brings his Kauswagan Caravan to Laoang town, benefitting more than 1,200 locals on various programs and services offered by the provincial government.

TACLOBAN CITY – Some 1, 122 families from seven villages in Laoang town, Northern Samar received services from various offices of the provincial government under its ‘Kauswagan Caravan’.

These families were residents of barangays Catigbian, Yabyaban, Cabagngan, Palmera, Gibatangan, Cabulaloan and Sibunot, all located along the Bayog Valley.

Governor Edwin Ongchuan led the delivery of services of the provincial government in collaboration with different national government agencies, non-government organizations, the local government unit of Laoang, and private sector groups.

Services benefited by the residents during the caravan held last Saturday(March 2) included free medical check-ups and medicines, dental services, circumcision, vaccination, deworming of animals and other veterinary services, haircut, food packs and pails, toys and candies, school supplies, blankets, vegetable seeds, farm tools and other agricultural inputs, slippers, ice cream and biscuits.

The governor also led in the turn-over of the newly-completed worth P3.4 million 2-classroom school building in Catigbian National High School funded by the provincial government.

Also during the caravan, the governor announced that two bridges for the town are expected to be bid this year funded by the national government worth P7 billion.

These two bridges are the Talisay -Laoang Bridge (Laoang Bridge 2) and the Calomotan -Pangpang Bridge (Laoang Bridge 3) covered under the Samar Pacific Coastal Road (SPCR) 2 Project that will connect the coastal communities to the mainland and contribute to the economic growth of the province.