In line with the Mines and Geosciences Bureau Memorandum dated March 27, 2020 to all MGB Regional Directors authorizing the re-alignment of unutilized Social Development and Management Program funds, the following mining companies in Region IV CALABARZON have initiated the following activities to support the affected communities due to COVID-19:
LafargeHolcim Aggregates, Inc. – MPSA Nos. 032-95-IV and 055-96-IV
- Name of Program/Activity: Team Angono Covid-19
Location : Angono, Rizal
As member of Team Angono Covid-19, LafargeHolcim Aggregates, Inc. (LHAI) has provided 150 hygiene kits to the Office of the Administrator of the Municipality of Angono through Vice Mayor Gerry V. Calderon and Mr. Allan Maniaol last March 16, 2020.
The hygiene kits prepared include 1-piece disinfecting soap and 10 multivitamins capsules which are given to Angono constituents visiting the municipality prior to the Enhance Community Quarantine (ECQ).
- Name of Program/Activity: Barangay San Isidro ASDMP
Location : San Isidro, Angono, Rizal
Barangay San Isidro is one of the host barangays of LHAI’s operations. As the pandemic Novel Corona Virus hits the country, Barangay San Isidro has allotted PhP 200,000.00 of its remaining PhP 424,001.24 budget under the Health Category of its Social Development and Management Program (SDMP) to augment the budget released by the government. The fund used is initially intended for medicines, medical equipment and Medical Mission under the SDMP.
Health kits containing alcohol, multivitamins and hygiene soap were initially planned for distribution to the barangay’s constituents. But due to the lack of stocks in the market, it was decided instead to prepare food packs containing 3 kg rice and 3 pieces of canned goods. A total of 1,240 packs were prepared from the budget and were distributed per household in Brgy. San Isidro.
- Name of Program/Activity: Barangay Sto. Nino ASDMP
Location : Barangay Sto. Nino Angono, Rizal
Barangay Sto. Nino, one of the neighboring communities of LHAI, allotted the supposed Easter Sunday Program Budget of PhP 45,000 under the Socio-Cultural Category of its SDMP to purchase 15 sacks of rice, boxes of canned goods and noodles as subsidy for the people of barangay. Almost all households were given food packs with 3 kg of rice, 3 pieces canned goods and 2 pieces noodles.
With the augmentation from the SDMP, Barangay Sto. Nino was able to stretch its budget to be able provide to the other needs of the community such as disinfectant solutions and PPEs of its front-liners.
- Name of Program/Activity: Barangay San Roque ASDMP
Location : Barangay San Roque, Angono, Rizal
Barangay San Roque, also one of the host communities of LHAI, realigned its SDMP budget of PhP 150,000 intended for the Annual “Operation Tuli” and another PhP 150,000 for Physical Fitness Programs to augment the barangay’s budget for the Covid-19 food packs to its constituents.
As the third biggest barangay in Angono, Rizal with 1,980 households, Barangay San Roque’s funds are not enough to provide assistance for the whole 1-month duration of the ECQ. With the help of the SDMP fund from LHAI, they were able to provide the needs of almost 78% of its population through the house to house efforts of the Barangay Council.
- Name of Program/Activity: Barangay San Vicente ASDMP
Location : Barangay San Vicente, Angono, Rizal
Barangay San Vicente is also one of the neighboring communities of LHAI. One of their projects under SDMP – Protection and Respect to Socio-Cultural Values is the support for the upcoming “Feast of San Vicente Ferrer” in April. As social gatherings and celebrations are prohibited during the ECQ and with the mandate to provide assistance to the poor during this period, the barangay opted to realign this budget to purchase canned goods, rice and noodles.
The SDMP-realigned budget was able to prepare 460 food packs with 4 kg of rice and 3 pcs canned goods to 460 families of Barangay San Vicente.
Republic Cement and Building Materials (RCBMI)- Batangas – MPSA 029-95-IV
- Name of Program/Activity: Distribution of 100 pcs. N95 masks & 25 pcs. Face shield to Taysan Pnp & Municipal Health Office
Location : Barangay Mapulo, Bilogo, San Jose Sico
The program intends to provide the frontliners with protection. The PNP who mainly manned the established checkpoints were provided with N95 masks. Face shields were also provided for the Municipal Health Office staff since they are the ones exposed to the PUMs in the area. The Taysan Gym was designated as the area for the PUMs.
- Name of Program/Activity: 986 pcs of face masks sewn by AKAP and distributed to BHW and other frontliner
Location : Barangay Mapulo, Bilogo, San Jose Sico
The program intends to provide face masks for the Barangay Health Workers (BHW), Barangay Police and other frontliners in Taysan. This also aims to give the sewers even a small amount of income during the Enhanced Community Quarantine. Five members of the Asosasyong Pangkabuhayan ng Bilogo (AKAP) were able to sew 986 pcs of face masks. They sew it in their own homes since they cannot do it in the shop. These face masks were distributed by the BHW Federation President, also a member of AKAP to the twenty barangays of Taysan and Barangay Sico in Batangas City.
- Name of Program/Activity: Distribution of Rice to 3 Host & Neighboring Communities and Taysan LGU
Location : Taysan, Batangas
The program intends to support the relief goods distribution to all the residents of Taysan particularly the residents of the host and neighboring communities. The main item that they need is rice for their daily meals. 15,440 food packs were distributed to Mapulo and Bilogo, Taysan, Batangas.and Sico, Batangas City.
Solid Cement Corporation /Island Quarry Aggregates Corporation MPSA 124-98-IV
- Name of Program/Activity: Rice Distribution
Location : Barangay San Jose, Antipolo City
Purchased 100 sacks of rice for meal assistance to communities. It was repacked to 5 kilos each pack to benefit 10,000 families. Through the help of day care teachers, it was distributed in the following areas: Sitio Quarry, Upper and Lower Main Gate, Pag-asa, Upper and Lower Buhanginan, Junction, and Maligaya.
|Description of target beneficiaries||Areas Covered (Cities/ Province/ Municipalities)||Number of Target Beneficiary Per Area||Number of Target Beneficiary Serve||%||Budget Allocation
|1. LafargeHolcim Aggregates, Inc. – MPSA Nos. 032-95-IV and 055-96-IV|
|Provided 150 hygiene kits, which include 1-piece disinfecting soap and 10 multivitamins capsules, to the Office of the Administrator of the Municipality of Angono||Angono, Rizal||150 households||150 households||100%||6,180.00||6,180.00||100%|
|Food packs containing 3 kg rice and 3 pieces of canned goods||Brgy. San Isidro, Angono, Rizal||6,279 households||1,240 households||20%||200,000.00||200,000.00||100%|
|Food packs & disinfectant solutions and PPEs||Brgy. Sto. Nino, Angono, Rizal||479 households||452 households||94%||45,000.00||45,000.00||100%|
|Food packs for the constituents of Brgy. San Vicente||Angono, Rizal||2,380 households||460 households||20%||39,000.00||39,000.00||100%|
|Food packs for the constituents of Brgy. San Roque||Angono, Rizal||1,980 households||1,545 households||78%||300,000.00||300,000.00||100%|
|2. Republic Cement and Building Materials (RCBMI)- Batangas – MPSA 029-95-IV|
|Provided 100pcs N95 masks to Taysan PNP & BHW||Taysan & Batangas City||20 personnel||20 personnel||100%||3,000.00||3,000.00||100%|
|Provided 25 face masks to the Municipal Health Office||Taysan||5 personnel||5 personnel||100%||17,500.00||17,500.00||100%|
|Provided 986 face masks to the BHW & Barangay Police||20 Barangays of Taysan & 1 Barangay in Batangas City||200 personnel||200 personnel||100%||29,580.00||29,580.00||100%|
|Provided relief goods distribution to the residents of Mapulo||Taysan, Batangas||44 households||44 households||100%||31,000.00||31,000.00||100%|
|Provided relief goods distribution to the residents of Bilogo||Taysan, Batangas||44 households||44 households||100%||31,000.00||31,000.00||100%|
|Provided relief goods distribution to the residents of Sico||Batangas City||217 households||217 households||100%||31,000.00||31,000.00||100%|
|Share in relief goods distribution to the Taysan Municipality||Taysan, Batangas||200 households||200 households||100%||42,000.00||42,000.00||100%|
|3. Solid Cement Corporation /Island Quarry Aggregates Corporation- MPSA 124-98-IV|
Food package assistance were provided to Barangay San Jose’s Sitios such as:
a) Quarry Upper and Lower Main Gate,
b) Pag-asa Upper and Lower Buhanginan, Junction,
|Antipolo City||10,000 households||10,000 households||100%||200,000.00||218,400.00||
By: Engr. Philippe Michael T. Granada | 4 April 2020