Turn over ceremonies at San Agustin Palo Leyte

The town of Palo, Leyte were excited to see IOC Representative Mikaela Cojuangco Jaworski last October 17 when she made a visit to the GK community in San Agustin Palo, Leyte for the turn over ceremony of their very first activity center. The POC – GK San Agustin Avtivity Center is the first of the four planned activity centers that will be put up in locations badly affected by Typhoon Haiyan. Funds to build the center were donated by IOC, Olympic Solidarity and the Council of Asia. This is also in close coordination with Gawad Kalinga as the donor for the land. The POC – GK San Agustin Activity Center can host basketball, volleyball, Futsal, badminton and can even accommodate social and civic events as well as serve as a relief/ distribution center during calamities. POC Chairman, Tomas Carrasco Jr and POC Executive Assistant Gina Calaguas were also present during the said event with the local Barangay leaders. POC donated badminton racquets, volleyball equipment and basketballs to kick start their activity.