The Davao City farmers have donated 480 kilos of assorted fresh vegetables to the residents of Barangay 23-C, which has been on a “hard lockdown” since Saturday due to coronavirus cases.
City Agriculturist Leo Brian Leuterio said the vegetables were given by kind-hearted farmers of Marilog and the Davao Food Terminal Complex as food aid to the residents of Barangay 23-C.
He said some 200 kilos more of assorted vegetables are expected to be delivered soon by other farmer organizations in the city.
Dr. Cerelyn Pinili, Chief City Veterinarian, said her office also distributed 2,000 pieces of dressed chicken to the area as initial assistance.
She said that milk and another round of dressed chicken to be delivered next week.
The Davao City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) has already delivered 6,266 grocery packs to targeted beneficiaries in Barangay 23-C.