Pres. Duterte Leads Groundbreaking of Biyaya ng Pagbabago Housing Project in Davao City (Video)


The tough-talking President of the Republic of the Philippines, Pres. Rody Duterte leads the groundbreaking ceremony of Biyaya ng Pagbabago Housing Project at Barangay Los Amigos, Tugbok District in Davao City on May 19, 2017.


Watch Pres. Duterte Leads the Groundbreaking Ceremony of Davao City Housing Project:


Joining Pres. Rody Duterte during the groundbreaking ceremony are Palace officials namely Cabinet Secretary Leoncio Evasco Jr., National Housing Authority General Manager Marcelo "Jun" Escalada Jr, and LGU representatives headed by Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte, together with the private sectors, Pilipinong May Puso Foundation Chairperson Rowena Velasco, San Miguel Corp., President and CEO Ramon Ang and Representatives Albert Ungab, Lord Allan Velasco and Jose Enrique Garcia.

Netizens lauded Pres. Rody Duterte's early arrival at the site of the groundbreaking ceremony as he awaits the other officials who attends the groundbreaking ceremony in one of the housing projects in Davao City funded by the private sectors in coordination with the Local Government Units and the National Housing Authority.

While waiting for the arrival of SMB President and CEO Ramon Ang, Pres. Duterte told the people who attended the event that, the housing project is the results of not accepting money from businessmen, they will offer something else.


San Miguel Foundation (SMF), Pilipinong May Puso Foundation (PMPF) and the National Housing Authority will build 5,000 houses for Davao City's indigent residents. An estimated 800 families will be given their own homes through the project.

The project is called Biyaya ng Pagbabago Residential Project, aside from the housing projects, the LGU and the private sectors will make ways for the creation of sustainable livelihood and educational programs for the housing beneficiaries and their children.

The construction of the houses, which are designed to be climate-and typhoon-resilient, it is expected to be finished in the year 2018.



SMF is spearheading the project and will fund the construction of the houses, as the foundation is the corporate social responsibility arm of San Miguel Corp. The NHA, meanwhile, will provide P24 million to fund the land development for the first phase of the project. The agency will also extend technical assistance to the project.

The PMPF, on the other hand, will be tasked to provide livelihood and other assistance to the residents of the resettlement.

Source/s: RTVM / PIA


Pres. Duterte Leads Groundbreaking of Biyaya ng Pagbabago Housing Project in Davao City (Video) Pres. Duterte Leads Groundbreaking of Biyaya ng Pagbabago Housing Project in Davao City (Video) Reviewed by Phil Newsome on 5/19/2017 Rating: 5

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