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Monday, May 20, 2024

Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Fair: A Success in Cagayan de Oro City

Cagayan de Oro City, May 17, 2024 – The Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Fair (BPSF) marked its successful launch in Cagayan de Oro City on May 16-17, 2024, at the University of Science & Technology of Southern Philippines (USTP). This significant event, the 17th installment of the nationwide serbisyo caravan, drew thousands of beneficiaries and showcased the government's commitment to bringing services directly to the people.

A Grand Opening with Dignitaries

The fair was hosted locally by Honorable Atty. Lordan G. Suan, Representative of the First District of Cagayan de Oro City. The Opening Program, held at the Dr. Ricardo E. Rotoras Memorial Hall, was graced by House Speaker Ferdinand Martin G. Romualdez, representing President Ferdinand “Bongbong” R. Marcos Jr. Speaker Romualdez, affectionately known as "Mr. Rice," underscored his commitment to food security by distributing 200,000 kilograms of rice to identified beneficiaries.

Wide-Ranging Services and Assistance

Over the two-day event, 38 national government agencies provided a staggering 213 services, benefitting an estimated 30,000 residents. The fair brought a total of Php286 million worth of programs and services to Cagayan de Oro, with Php180 million allocated as cash assistance. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) facilitated continuous payouts, distributing Php168 million to 26,000 individual Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situations (AICS) beneficiaries.

Empowering Communities Through Education and Livelihood

TESDA and CHED offered various scholarship programs, while livelihood assistance was provided to various sectors. These initiatives aimed to empower the city's residents by enhancing their skills and providing them with the tools needed for sustainable development.

Cultural Unity and Celebration

The fair concluded with a grand Pagkakaisa Concert at the Pelaez Sports Complex on the evening of May 17, 2024. The concert, which offered free admission, was a vibrant celebration of unity and community spirit, drawing an audience of over 10,000 people.

Comprehensive Support Across Sectors

The BPSF CDO event highlighted a comprehensive approach to service delivery, encompassing social, health, agricultural, livelihood, educational, and regulatory services. Key figures included:

  • Social Services: Php168 million
  • Health Services: Php4.5 million
  • Agricultural Services: Php388,915
  • Livelihood Services: Php101 million
  • Educational Services: Php10.5 million
  • GOCCs & Other Government Services: Php1.56 million
  • Regulatory Services: Php540,750

A Nationwide Vision

The Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Fair aims to cover all 82 provinces in the Philippines, demonstrating the government's dedication to inclusive and accessible public service. The Cagayan de Oro leg not only met but exceeded expectations, setting a high standard for future events.

Community Impact and Future Prospects

As the 17th installment of the serbisyo caravan, the BPSF in Cagayan de Oro City exemplifies the government's proactive approach in addressing the needs of its citizens. The overwhelming participation and the extensive range of services provided underscore the fair's significance in fostering community development and well-being.

In conclusion, the Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Fair in Cagayan de Oro City was a resounding success, leaving a positive impact on thousands of residents and setting a precedent for the remaining provinces yet to host the fair. This event not only brought immediate relief and support but also laid the groundwork for sustainable growth and empowerment in the region. 

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