EDUCATION FOR ALL
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EDUCATION FOR ALL
One hundred and seventy-nine more fishermen from the 4th district of Leyte got their main means of livelihood back on March 16, 2016 when each of them received a fiberglass boat with an outboard motor, from the ongoing 6400: Mission Possible project of Congresswoman Lucy Torres-Gomez. The turnover took place at the Ipil Port in Ormoc City.
Donors for the 179 motorized fishing boats are the Rotary Club of Makati, Meralco MSERV and Sophie Soph.
Present during the turnover ceremony were Cong. Torres-Gomez, Mr. Richard Gomez, Matt Torres, Board Member Indoy Arevalo, Municipal Mayor Tony Matinez of Merida, Leyte, Vice Mayor Norman Mesina of the Municipality of Albuera, Hon. Cathy Tolero, Municipal Councilor of Albuera, Hon. Toto Locsin, Vice Mayor of Ormoc City, Hon. Vince Rama, Ormoc City Councilor, and City Councilors Bennet Pongos and Tommy Serafica.
6200 Mission Possible expresses its deepest thanks to Makati Rotarians President Eddie Yap, Past Presidents Roland Young and Atty. Reggie Nolido, and Chief of Staff Ronel Dotaro. The Rotary Club of Makati is composed of businessmen and professionals representing a wide range of fields.
The 4th District of Leyte also thanks MServ and Sophie Soph.
A new 2-storey building that houses 6 classrooms was inaugurated on January 11, 2016 at the Ipil National High School in Brgy. Ipil, Ormoc City, Leyte.
The classroom was one of the numerous projects of the DPWH in the 4th District of Leyte. Typhoon Yolanda had destroyed 90% of the buildings in Ormoc, with school buildings and classrooms included in that number.
Congresswoman Lucy Torres-Gomez was on hand for the event, along with Hon. Vince Rama – City Councilor, Hon. Tommy Serafica – City Councilor, Atty. Nolito Quilang, Engr. Lino Francisco Gonzales – District Engineer, DPWH, Mrs. Jeriza Matiga – School Principal of INHS, as well as several teachers and Barangay Coucilors in the area.
Jan. 11, 2016 marked the Turn-Over of an Off Carriageway in Brgy. Valencia, Ormoc City.
This was a project of the DPWH in the 4th District of Leyte under Congresswoman Lucy Torres-Gomez.
An Off-carriageway consists of areas in plan outside the carriageway (the inner edges of the outermost traffic lane markings) including edge lane markings, clearances, emergency lanes, sidewalks and safety barriers, all in the aid of road safety.
Present during the turnover ceremonies were Hon. Lucy Torres-Gomez herself, Hon. Bennet Pongos, Hon. Mayong Rodriquez, Atty. Ping Lucero, Dr. Goito Yraztorsa, Engr. Lito Cotiangco, and Engr. Lino Francisco Gonzales, District Engr. of the DPWH.