Orion, Bataan (November 6, 2007) A Memorandum of Agreement as signed between the Municipality of Orion, represented by Hon. Mayor Antonio L. Raymundo,Jr.and the representatives of the Gawad Kalinga Foundation last October 30, 2007 at the town hall.
Under the said agreement houses will be built under the TATAG, the Shelter and Environment Program component of the GK which aims to build on a self-help basis, houses and community infrastructure for all GK beneficiaries who are considered poorest of the poor of Orion.
The identified GK site for the Shelter Project is situated at Brgy. Daan Pare,Orion, measuring 4,000 square meters donated to the municipal government by Spouses Ariel M. Belen and Lorna S. Belen. In turn a deed of usufruct will be agreed and adopted between the GK and the Municipality of Orion on the use of the property solely for GK beneficiaries and the foundation.
With the much needed inducement for collective growth, the Municipal Government of Orion and GK action has set the momentum for the community to work together to fully attain, “Ipagpatuloy and Pagsulong ng Udyong!”
By: Andy Avorque (MPDO)