by Juliet Saley
SAGADA, Mt. Province, Dec. 23 (PIA) — Instead of having a Christmas party, the municipal government here will donate a set amount to the victims of tropical storm “Sendong” in Mindanao.
According to Municipal Social Welfare Officer Esther Palao-ay, P39,000.00 is now ready to be remitted to the Department of Social Welfare and Development, Central Office through the Municipal Social Welfare Office here.
She said the amount came from the members of the Sangguniang Bayan of this municipality who contributed P2,000 each, and the department heads P1,500 each. The Sagada Multi-Purpose Cooperative also donated P3,000.
Palao-ay also said the Sangguniang Bayan has passed a resolution expressing the municipality’s sympathy to the victims of tropical storm “Sendong.” (JBS/PIA CAR, Mt. Province)