Ceremonial Ground Breaking at Peru, Cagayan – 17IB
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LASAM, Cagayan(DWDD) - Ground breaking ceremony for the two (2) rooms building with two (2) CR at Brgy. Peru, Lasam, Cagayan. A Community Learning Center which will serve as venue of Teaching and Learning for the Indigenous People (Agay/ Aeta).
This ground breaking activity aims to promote education for all especially for the “Agay of Aeta”, less priviledge members of the society and see the difference we can make in the lives of the Indigenous People to lift, help and reach out and empower them by giving the chance of education.
The said project was initiated by 17th Infantry Battalion Troopers headed by LTC RESURRECION DC MARIANO INF (GSC) PA – Battalion Commander 17IB, 5ID, PA through the implementation of the 4Ps “Piso Para sa Paaralan ng Peru” with the support of Hon. Marjorie Apil-Zalazar – Municipal Mayor of Lasam, Dr Dolores C Quebal – CEO CSU Lasam, Dr Raquel Marantan – Public Schools Distric Supervisor, Brgy Captain of Peru Hon. Almar Manuel, Mrs Zeny B Riparip – the lot area donor and other stakeholders.
Said barangay was chosen as the recipient of the project since most of the people there were indigent and self-help group.
Meanwhile, feeding activity sponsored by the Municipal Mayor was also conducted to the MOL 100 agays at the area. Brgy Peru is considered as hotbeds of insurgency on the early of 1980’s during the height of insurgency.
The 17IB had been committed on its mandated task of preserving peace and in the delivery of different services to the barangay folks of Peru, Lasam, Cagayan through concerted efforts with concerned stakeholders in the area of operation. CMO 17IB / AES