As the City Government of Vigan endlessly extends its support to its constituents, Vigan City Mayor Juan Carlo Medina initiated the distribution of twenty-five kilos of rice to over 20,000 Bigueño families including its employees and attached National Government Agencies started last December 16, 2020.
“These sacks of rice served as an additional food assistance and as Christmas present of the City Government to every Bigueño family this Christmas Season,” Mayor Juan Carlo Medina said.
“The City Government wanted to let our fellow Bigueño still feel the season of Christmas as well as to give them hope and have a positive outlook in life,” Mayor Medina added.
Meanwhile, the City General Services Office together with the City Social Welfare and Development Office led the delivery of rice sacks in the different barangays while the City Human Resource Management Office identified at least two city employees who reside in every barangays to facilitate the distribution.
“This is an early Christmas gift. We’re very thankful to the City Government led by Mayor Juan Carlo Medina for his many projects and programs that is really timely and relevant in this pandemic,” rice recipient Elena Rabago said.
The distributions were held at the respective compound of the assigned employees in which recipients were required to present their family’s Quarantine Pass or Green Pass issued by the City Government.
Furthermore, City Mayor Juan Carlo Medina through City Administrator Atty. Joanne Janice Quodala-Formoso advised the distributors to note and assure that every family in their area will be able to receive the said assistance.