300 Fishermen receive gill nets and marine engines from PGB
CITY OF MALOLOS – Bulacan Governor Daniel R. Fernando through the Provincial Agriculture Office distributed livelihood assistance to Bulakenyo fishermen during the Distribution of Gill nets and Marine Engine to Fisherfolks held at the Bulacan Sports Complex in this city yesterday.
A total of 233 gill nets and 65 marine engines were distributed to 300 Bulakenyo fishermen from the City of Malolos and from the towns of Hagonoy, Calumpit, Paombong, San Rafael, and Obando.
According to Fernando, agriculture plays a significant role in Bulacan’s development and it is important to always be prepared and alert for natural disasters as it will affect the fishermen’s livelihood. He also advised them to remain being responsible and to keep their strong spirit when unexpected natural disasters occur in the province.
“Mamamayang Bulakenyo, sa pagdating ng pag-unlad, be responsible. Sa pagdating ng development sa atin, kailangang handa tayo sa mga pagbabagong magaganap sa ating lipunan. Ang hiling ko lang po ay magdasal tayo, ipagdasal natin na walang bagyong dumating na matindi, ipagdasal natin na maging maayos ang taon na ito para tuluy-tuloy ang pagnenegosyo ng ating mga mangingisda, at panatilihin din ang pangangalaga sa inyong mga kalusugan,” Fernando said. The People’s Governor also gave additional cash assistance worth P1,000 for each fishermen as additional aid to their families.