Abono serves 3000 residents of San Manuel, Tarlac

January 21, 2010 at 9:32 am Leave a comment


By Brando Cortez

SAN MANUEL, Tarlac- Three thousand residents from different barangays in this town were given gift packs while other residents were treated by a medical and dental mission that was conducted by the Abono Party-list and the local government.

Mayor Jopet Villa Agustin expressed his gratitude to Abono headed by its chairman Rosendo So in behalf of his constituents.

“Ang pagkalinga sa kalusugan ng mga mamamayan ng San Manuel ay isa sa mga pangunahing tungkulin natin,” Villa Agustin said. “Ang medical at dental mission na ito ay para sa mga kababayan natin na bihirang matingnan ng mga doctor.”

Vice Mayor Edy Felix said that the gift giving activity shows that there are still organizations who care for the less privileged.

“Ang pagkakataong ito ay nagpapakita na merong mga organization na tulad ng Abono Party-list na nagbibigay pansin at panahon para sa ating mga kababayan,” Felix said.

Abono President Ponciano Onia Jr. said that the health mission and gift giving is Abono’s way of serving the marginalized sector of our society especially the farmers.

“Alam po natin na ang mga magsasaka at ang kanyang pamilya ay bihirang mabigyan ng medical attention, kaya naman dinala natin ang health mission na ito sa San Manuel,” Onia said. “Ang pakikipag-uganayan po ni mayor Jopet Villa Agustin sa Abono ang nagbigay daan upang maisakatuparan ito.”

Abono legal counsel Atty. Romeo Evangelista also rendered free legal services for those who cannot afford the expensive legal fees.

Evangelista said that his office is committed to the defense, protection, and promotion of the legal rights of the people, especially of the poor and the marginalized.

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