IN PHOTOS: “PAG-ASA” Creating new aspirations of portable water system pipes amidst COVID-19 Pandemic

Steady water supply has been deprived the site of the residence. This was the struggle that the members of Ilongo tribe in sitio Balilay barangay Meocan, Arakan, North Cotabato faced in their everyday living. This problem has been occurred for years that haven’t been provided by the local government unit.

Last October the brothers visited the place and survey the area to identify the needs for immediate attention and response, and they have seen the hardship of the residents fetching water from the main source in Brgy. Meocan.

The brothers in itinerant dialogue community with the help of some Benefactors for the said project gave the piping materials and associated connectors, and a pump for the establishment of the water supply to the residents of the area.

In Photos, we share to you their joy upon receiving the facilities from the benefactors of the Franciscans.

Signature of receiving of the said equipment’s that would be donated to Sitio Balilay, showing also is the cooperation of the Barangay Local Government Unit (BLGU) in their support of the said project which they will have their counterpart on helping connecting the pipes.

This photo was taken during the distribution of the piping materials. We deliver it from house to house station to connect easily the pipes that they will use in the water filtration.

Br. Dennis Tayo, OFM gave an orientation and planning on how and they will start on establishing the water filtration project. Fr. Dante Barcelona, OFM also expressed his gratitude to the donors of the piping materials, and the eagerness of the residents to have a stable water supply.