Pope Francis Village

Groundbreaking ceremony of the POPE FRANCIS VILLAGE in Barangay Diit in Tacloban City. The project, which is deemed as the first in-city relocation in Tacloban, will benefit 550 Yolanda-affected families who are currently living in the danger zones of the city.

Present during the event are representatives of the FRANCESCO consortium, namely: Development & Peace, NASSA/Caritas Philippines, Archdiocese of Palo, Urban Poor Associates, and the Redemptorist Community. There are also representatives from the government such as DSWD Secretary Dinky Soliman, and Tacloban Vice Mayor Jerry Yaokasin.

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