Davao de Oro Province— As the pandemic continues to spread fear, our front-liners bravely stands amidst the threat, encountering risk and putting themselves in the way of danger providing healthcare to save the public.
Grateful for their heroic deeds, the Provincial Government of Davao de Oro spearheaded by Governor Jayvee Tyron L. Uy initiated an act of gratitude. About 18, 000 front-liners province-wide will receive 10 kilograms of vegetable packs ensuring that each of them is well-nourished and protected at all times.
“Dili kabayran ilang sakripisyo ug serbisyo. Gamay ra kaayo ni kumpara sa tanan nilang gibuhat, usahay wala pa silay mga tulog o dili makita and ilang pamilya aron magpabiling luwas kita sa Covid-19” said Govenor Jayvee Tyron L. Uy.
Front-liners who will receive the vegetable packs are composed of the Davao de Oro Provincial Hospital staffs in the four hospitals of the province, Barangay Emergency Health Response Team (BHERT) in the 230 barangays those manning the checkpoints, workers in the Emergency Health Response Team (EOC) and Rural Health Units (RHU), Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP), Philippine National Police (PNP) and Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) personnel in the entire province.
The initiative hits two birds with a stone. The vegetables distributed to all front-liners were purchased from local farmers within Davao de Oro helping them financially and at the same time helping our front-liners. As of April 18-19, 2020, municipalities of Pantukan and Mabini already received the vegetables packs to be followed by the other municipalities for the next 15 days.
“Kining mga gulay ug saging atung ning gipalit sa mga barangay nato sa Davao de Oro, gikan sa mga bukid sa Mabini, New Bataan ug Maragusan, atung gipalit diretso sa mga farmers nato na mahatagan pod sila ug maayo nga presyo nga gipalit sa gobyerno ug atung girepack para sa atuang mga front-liners,” Governor Uy added.
In addition to, Governor Uy himself signed 17, 000 “thank you” notes to all front-liners for all their sacrifices amidst the current pandemic.
As humanity continues to fight Corona Virus Disease 2019 (Covid-19), the spirit of “bayanihan” prevails in the province of Davao de Oro, ensuring that no one will be left behind. (Jasteen Abella, ID DAVAO DE ORO)