Muntinlupa Mayor Ruffy Biazon distributes bancas to barangay centers
Fisherfolk in Muntinlupa have received new bancas and other equipment to help them with their livelihood.
Muntinlupa Mayor Ruffy Bizon distributed 16 bancas, life jackets and raincoats to the Barangay Fisheries and Aquatic Resource Management Councils in eight barangays.
Biazon said 130 members of the different councils would benefit from the P2 million project.
The donation was made under the Bangka Project, which is spearheaded by the city government and Lake Management Office in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment, he said.
“Layunin nitong makatulong sa kabuhayan ng mga mangingisda sa ating lungsod,” he said.