P’que LGU lauds Maynilad for housing project donation
The City Government of Parañaque under the leadership of Mayor Florencio Bernabe, Jr. commended the West Zone concessionaire Maynilad Water Services, Inc. (Maynilad) for its donation of P1.82 million for the housing project of Rotary Homes Foundation District 3830 aiming to provide decent homes for the informal settlers along the Parañaque River.
The donation will be used for the construction of the first cluster of 14 housing units that will be named “Maynilad Row”. Apart from the donation, Maynilad also pledged to implement pipe-laying work in the area to make sure that the community has access to potable water supply.
The housing project of Rotary Homes Paranaque Foundation, Inc. District 3830 aims to build 1,500 units in a 4.2 hectares government-owned property along C5 extension near Multinational Village for the benefit of the families living along the Parañaque River.
The project is done in partnership with the Parañaque LGU, Save the Parañaque River Foundation, Inc., and Couples for Christ ANCOP plans to provide the informal settlers with more decent living conditions and to reduce the pollution at the Parañaque River.
Maynilad Chief Operating Officer Herbert Consunji said that it is part of their commit to bring reliable water supply to all areas within our concession similar to what they have already accomplished in other communities.
“It is our vision to see that our marginalized constituents have access to decent housing as well as potable water. We commend Maynilad for their contribution to our efforts in making this vision a reality,” Mayor Bernabe said.
Mayor Bernabe was a recipient of the 2012 Special Partnership Award given by Maynilad Water Services Inc. for encouraging, enabling and establishing utmost growth in Maynilad service coverage in Parañaque City.
The Parañaque LGU together held two successful Fun Runs in support for the socialized project of Rotary Homes. The first one was held at the Filinvest Corporate City in Brgy. Alabang, Muntinlupa City last March 13, 2011 and the second was held at SM Sucat in Brgy. San Dioniso, Parañaque City last April 22, 2012.