December 10, 2022


The men and women of the Benguet Police Provincial Office (BPPO) have once again made their presence in the communities more significant by reaching out to indigent families and providing them with decent housing units.
Through the BPPO Pabahay Program; a project initiated by director, Col. Reynaldo DL Pasiwen; 16 families in the different towns of Benguet are now living in modest but decent homes.
The houses were constructed through the help of police officers from the provincial headquarters, the 13 municipal police stations, and the 1st and 2nd Provincial Mobile Force Companies who provided financial and material resources and devoted time and effort in the realization of the Pabahay Project.
Among the beneficiaries of the program is Jaime Pacite Ben of Tublay Benguet, who was chosen by the Tublay Municipal Police Station as its recipient.
In Itogon, officers raised about P250,000 for house construction that benefitted the family of Lorna D. Chani, whose house that was made of light materials was transformed into a one-story concrete.
Members of the BPPO 2nd PMFC made the life of Carmelita G. Pucay, a person with disability, more meaningful through their generosity.
The 2nd PMFC raised P300,000 for the construction of Pucay’s house.
The provincial headquarters reciprocated the efforts of Risty C. Peralta, a barangay tanod, in helping maintain peace and order in the community by raising P400,000 to build his family a decent house.
The Mankayan MPS made the life of Angel D. Chumacog, who has special needs, more bearable through the newly-constructed house it turned over to her and her family.
The men and women of Mankayan MPS raised around P280,000 that was used to construct the house for the family.
Saturnino Mathew, a senior citizen, is a grateful recipient of the house, which the BPPO 1st PMFC helped construct for his family. Members of the 1st PMFC shelled out P200,000 for the construction of the house.
The generosity of police officers from the La Trinidad MPS helped Ana D. Tinasa acquire a new house by raising P410,000 for the construction.
The Kabayan MPS helped alleviate the ordeal of Janet Y. Apil, a stroke patient, by raising P350,000 to build her and her family a house of their own.
Julius Makin and his family of five members benefitted from the P320,000 raised by members of the Buguias MPS that was used to construct a house for the family.
Police officers in Kapangan brought hope to the children of Denson W. Parista, a farmer, through the new housing unit they constructed from the P200,000 they raised.
Police officers of the Tuba MPS contributed P250,000 to put up a house for the family of Rizal V. Buyagao.
In Atok, the local police raised P200,000 to construct a house for the family of Bestre Basoray.
The Sablan MPS paid off the efforts of Gil dela Cruz, a member of Sablan’s Barangay Peacekeeping Action Team, by providing him and his family a new house funded by the raised P200,000 the police officers shelled out.
Compassionate members of the Bokod MPS built a house for Romy K. Buayan by contributing P200,000.
The Kibungan MPS funded the housing unit for Garry G. Wakit, a senior citizen through their P350,000 contribution.
Members of the Bakun MPS pitched in P320,000 for the construction of a new house for Bobby T. Tongali and his family.
The housing units were turned over to the beneficiaries on various dates. – Jane B. Cadalig