October 22, 2019
CAPOOCAN, Leyte – Three elementary schools will benefit school building projects in Leyte towns, the Department of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) Leyte Second District Engineering Office reported.
District Engineer Gerald Pacanan said that the Department of Education (DepEd) -Basic Education Facilities Fund (BEFF) has alloted P10.8 million for the construction of one-unit one-storey two-classroom school building project each in Gen. Luna Elementary School in Mac Arthur, Leyte; Calutan Elementary School in Dagami, Leyte and Manloy Elementary School in Capoocan, Leyte.
Pacanan added that the office is fast tracking the implementation of these projects to accommodate the increasing number of pupils by school opening of 2020.
The engineering office guarantees that contractors will adhere to the standard design of the department for the safety of the pupils and teachers.
The school building projects are funded under the Department of Education (DepEd) -Basic Education Facilities Fund (BEFF), an annual budget for the school building program that covers the construction, site inspection, and the improvement and maintenance of school facilities.