The Office of the Presidential Assistant for Bicol (OPAB) has reported that 33 infrastructure projects were completed in 26 barangays in this province under the Kapitbisig Laban sa Kahirapan (KALAHI) program of the national government.
Corazon Astillero of the Provincial Planning and Development Office (PPDO) here disclosed that twenty six out of the thirty eight targeted far flung barangays in the province are now reaping the benefits of various projects completely implemented by the KALAHI program.
Astillero said in Sorsogon City particularly in Bacon district, residents of 10 barangays are now benefiting from three level 2 water systems and nine school buildings constructed, and two classrooms repaired.
“In Castilla town, 11 barangays benefit from the water system expansion, eight school buildings, two level 2 water systems, regravelling of access road and opening of 4.5 kms access road while five barangays from Pto. Diaz town also benefit from the constructed five classroom buildings and two level 2 water systems,” she added.
Still according to Astillero, in Donsol town, nine barangays will be benefited once the opening of 1.3 kms. new access road and repair of 2.2 kms. existing road will be finished.
“Aside form these, there are still upcoming projects to be implemented soon by KALAHI in the said mu