One hundred nineteen public schools in 32 municipalities in the province received financial assistance from the Iloilo provincial government through the Provincial School Board (PSB) chaired by Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. on Wednesday, February 15, 2017. The financial assistance totalling P33,874,944.73 ranges from P60,000 to P1,000,000 depending on the project proposal submitted by the recipient schools.
Basic Education Support Program
Passi National High School (PNHS) community thanked Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. for officially donating a seven-hectare lot to the school. As a gesture of gratitude to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr., they have put up a marker signifying the donation.
Fifty new beneficiaries of the provincial government's Iskolar sang Iloilo program pay Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr. a courtesy call on Thursday, January 5, 2017. The new beneficiaries, composed of third year and fourth year college students, are taking up courses in agriculture, forestry and fisheries at the different state colleges and universities in the province. They are receiving monthly stipends and other allowances from the provincial government.
The Province of Iloilo, through Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr., has officially donated to Passi City National High School (PNHS) the 7-hectare property it currently occupies. A Deed of Donation was signed on Friday, December 23, 2016 at the Capitol Board Room. From left, Passi City Mayor Jesry Palmares, Gov. Defensor, Fourth District Board Member Domingo Oso, Passi City Schools Division Superintendent Maura Pait, and PNHS principal Rey Deatras.
Iloilo Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. called for a total war on poverty and illiteracy in the province of Iloilo.
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. released a total of P15,134,999 million for various school projects in the province on Wednesday, February 3, 2016. He distributed the checks to recipient schools, received by their respective principals and officials, in a ceremony held at Casa Real de Iloilo.
A total of 60 public schools -- 29 elementary and 31 secondary -- were recipients of the funds, where each school were given an amount depending on the project proposals they submitted.
Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua (right) turns over a symbolic check worth P1 million to Gov. Arthur Defensor for the construction of classroom building in Mina National High School at the Governor’s Boardroom on Friday, September 18, 2015. Students and faculty members of Mina National High School (MNHS) in Mina, Iloilo received an early Christmas gift from the Chinese Embassy led by Chinese Ambassador Zhao Jianhua on Friday, Sept. 18, 2015.
ILOILO – Public schools that have been destroyed by typhoons in the past could continue the reconstruction, repair and improvement of their facilities with P12.3-million budget released on Monday. Governor Arthur Defensor Sr. released the fund in check to repair 45 elementary schools (P7.2-million) and seven secondary schools (P1.4-million) in five congressional districts here.