Thankful elderly citizen with rice and canned goods she received on top of services rendered by various government agencies during the Duterte Legacy: Barangayanihan Caravan in Zaragoza town. Contributed photo.
ZARAGOZA, Nueva Ecija – At least 150 indigent families received food packs and services from various government agencies in a program called Duterte Legacy, Barangayanihan Caravan spearheaded by the municipal police station at Manaol Elementary School in Barangay Manaol here on Tuesday.
Acting chief of police Major Jaime Ferrer said recipients were treated with food packs, medical services, free haircut, and assistance for those who needed police clearance, among other services from the police station in the activity that started at around 9 a.m.
Ferrer said elements of the town police station conducted the Barangayanihan Caravan in partnership with the local government unit, rural health unit headed by Dr. Cheryl Calderon, the local office of the Department of Agriculture headed by Rosenita Gonzales, municipal social welfare and development office led by Eden Belmonte, Bureau of Fire Protection headed by Fire Insp. Daniel Mendoza, and Manaol barangay chair Ernesto Pascual.
“This simultaneous events offered the community with services such as BIDA Bakunation Program, free health consultation, giving of free medicines from the RHU, free police clearance, OFW Help Desk, and free haircut,” police reported.
The residents were also given seedlings, calendars, pesticides and fertilizers from the DA, it added.
Aside from the provision of food packs of rice and canned goods, the MSWDO also held the payout for persons with disabilities and senior citizens while the BFP conducted lecture on fire safety awareness.