Tatak Metro 3rd

Third District Mayors Welcome ‘Teach for the Philippines’

By June 2018 nine (9) teacher-fellows trained by Teach for the Philippines will immerse themselves in selected public schools in the cities of Talisay, Silay and Victorias in the Third District of Negros Occidental, to help provide innovation and more productivity in the learning system to improve performance of both teachers and students.



Third District goes ‘thumbs up!’ for Teach for the Philippines led by Congressman Alfredo Benitez (seated, 3rd from left). Also in photo are (seated left to right): Talisay Mayor Neil Lizares, Victorias Mayor Wantan Palanca, TFP vice-chair Margarita Delgado and Silay Mayor Mark Golez. Standing at the back are some of the City Councilors, education consultants, and DepEd representatives.

Silay Gov't & Habitat for Humanity Sign MOA for Housing Project



on Tue, 11/14/2017

Silay City Government and Habitat for Humanity Philippines Foundation, Inc. signed a memorandum of agreement yesterday for a multi-million housing project in Brgy. E Lopez, Silay City.



MOA Signing: From right, Lili Fuentes and Michael Meaney of Habitat for Humanity Philippines, Silay Mayor Mark Andrew Arthur Golez, Cong. Alfredo Abelardo Benitez, Vice Governor Eugenio Lacson and Francisco Benitez holding signed the memorandum of agreement between Silay City and HHPFI. Standing behind are housing stakeholders and legislators of Silay City, Habitat, and I-HOME Bacolod.*

Cong. Albee Benitez at National Convention of the Chamber of Real Estate and Builders Association (CREBA) in Davao


Posted October 28, 2017

"It is time for the government to open up its doors for the private sector in building homes, development new towns and urban renewal projects. The public-private partnership should be geared towards finding innovative solutions that will ultimately make accessible decent and affordable homes to Filipino families"

-- Cong. AlbeeBenitez during the National Convention of the Chamber of Real Estate and Builders Association (CREBA) in Davao



Pre-Screening for Nikki Cares Surgical Mission Today at Silay Provincial Hospital


October 13, 2017

More than 500 residents of the Third District of Negros Occidental and some from other districts, with varied ailments that may require major surgery underwent pre-screening process today, October 13, 2017, at the Teresita L. Jalandoni Memorial Provincial Hospital in Silay City.



Nikki Benitez welcomes participants to the pre-screening and thanks supporters of the project.

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