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DPWH to rise P372 M worth of school buildings in Leyte

Barugo NHS school building

November 21, 2018

CARIGARA, Leyte – In support to the education program of the government, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Second District Engineering Office will implement a total of P372 million worth of 29 units of school buildings or 159 classrooms under the Department of Education’s (DepEd) Basic Educational Facilities Fund (BEFF).

Out of 29 school buildings, 25 units are already on-going while 4 units are processing its contract documents.

There are four (4) units each in the municipalities of Carigara and Jaro, three (3) units each in Burauen and Capoocan, two (2) units each in Barugo, Dagami, Dulag, Julita, Mac Arthur and Pastrana, and one (1) unit each in La Paz, Mayorga and Tabontabon.

District Engineer Carlos Veloso said that these classrooms will be in multi-storey structures that will utilize and provide conducive learning environment for the increasing number of students under the K-12 program.

Veloso expressed the willingness of the department to aid the DepEd in its continuous aspiration to educate and guide these young men and women in the country.

The BEFF is an annual budget of the Department for its School Building Program, which covers the improvement and maintenance of school facilities.

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