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"TSKI unveils WaterHope Project"
Despite heavy rains, residents of Barangay North East Timawa, Molo, gathered to witness the inauguration of the TSKI Water Hope Project, a new water facility that will cater the community's demand for a fresh and clean water source.
The event was spearheaded by TSKI's Board of Trustees, Mr. Demy Sonza, Mr. Angel de Leon Jr., and Mr. Angelo Solarte, along with the Wholistic Transformation Resource Center (WTRC) President, Mr. David Bussau, and Ms. Rowena Mendoza, director for operations, WTRC.
Also with them, are selected guest speakers and visitors coming from the Department of Technology, Iloilo Doctors Hospital, Integrated Bar of the Philippines and Women Lawyers Association of the Philippines.
Iloilo City Mayor, Jed Patrick Mabilog, present in the event, acknowledged the partnership between government and private agencies. He set TSKI as a leading example in pushing Iloilo for community development.
Aside from the inaugural ceremony of the water project, the event also graced the opening of a new children's playground, a donation from Mr. Ian Kuperus and his wife Wendy.
In his speech, Mr. Kuperus mentioned that as Christians, we should not let our differences, in race or nation, stop us. We all have our opportunities to help each other.
The WaterHope Project is a Project of the Wholistic Transformation Resource Center (WTRC) in partnership with TSKI.
In the recent report, the water station is implemented as a social business between WTRC and TSKI. WTRC targets to put up 10 water stations and community centers all over the Philippines. For the Visayas Region, Iloilo City was chosen as one of the project site. The construction of the project started on the 10th of January headed by the Work's contractor Cary Daria.
During the event, TSKI Board Member and 2nd District Sangguniang Panlalawigan Member, Mr. Demy Sonza awarded a check worth Php478,000 intended for the purchase of the barangay's own delivery truck.
Punong Barangay Luzviminda Lamahang was grateful in receiving the amount and at the same time was thankful for all the blessings given to her barangay coming from various individuals and agencies.
Aside from the water station, the event also hosted a series of skills training in fish ball and siopao making, TSKI along with selected doctors and medical personnel from the Iloilo Doctor's Hospital conducted a medical mission in which the residents have greatly benefitted.