Multipurpose Buildings Benefit Indigenous People in Bukidnon

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

The Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) has recently completed two (2) multi-purpose buildings that now serve indigenous people in the province of Bukidnon.

In a report to Secretary Mark A. Villar, DPWH Region 10 Director Zenaida Tan said that the buildings located in the Municipalities of Impasug-ong and Kitaotao can now be used as venue for learning, meetings and activities, as well as temporary shelter for transients.

The building structures are built with an open hall for gatherings, restrooms, lodging area with rooms and a balcony. It is also complete with plumbing and electrical works for overall functionality.

"Most of the indigenous people live in the highlands of Bukidnon so whenever they visit the town proper, the buildings are available to provide temporary place which are comfortable to stay," said Secretary Villar.

"These structures serve as a concrete expression of the Department’s support to preserve the culture and heritage of the indigenous people in Bukidnon," added Secretary Villar.