‘WATER IS LIFE’
Sufficient and abundant supply of water are now being enjoyed by almost 200 families at Mahogany Village in Calaanan Relocation Site as Mayor Dongkoy Emano and officers of the Kagay-an Evangelical Disaster Response Network (KEDRN) recently led the blessing of the newly-opened deep well initiated by the evangelical group.
City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano thanked two local businessmen who donated 2.7 hectares of land in Calaanan where 250 more houses shall soon rise with the help of the Habitat for Humanity Philippines.
“Dili mobarog ang CDO Mahogany Village Relocation dinha sa Calaanan kung dili pa tungod sa donasyon sa yuta nila ni Mr. Roland Ramos ug Mr. Roger Tan,” the mayor gratefully said.
The mayor expressed his gratitude during the Blessing and Brick Laying Ceremony, July 2, 2012, at the CDO Mahogany Village Relocation with city and barangay Canitoan officials, as well as representatives from the Habitat for Humanity Philippines in attendance.
The mayor also thanked all the foreigners – members of the All Hands Volunteers who are presently doing construction work on the relocation site.
City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano leads the block laying on the 2.7 hectare-lot donated by businessmen Mr. Roland Ramos (center) and Mr. Roger Tan (right) where 250 more houses for the Sendong survivors will rise to form the Mahogany Village in Calaanan. Work on the project is being spearheaded by the Habitat for Humanity Philippines with the help of volunteers, both local and foreign.