Village of hope
PAGCOR’s board of directors, together with the Philippine Offshore Gaming Operators (POGO) group, turned over a total of 130 housing units measuring 22.75 square meter each to the displaced families. Over 20 livelihood stalls and two educational buildings were donated by the POGO group to help create livelihood and educational opportunities for the locals. Financial assistance worth P50,000 each was also given to 20 families as a start-up fund for their small businesses.
Shown in photo are national security adviser Hermogenes Esperon, Jr. and PAGCOR chairman and CEO Andrea Domingo inspecting the housing units.