Military conducts outreach program in Basilan school


Troops under Western Mindanao Command (Westmincom), along with non-government organizations and the local government of Ungkaya Pukan, have conducted an outreach program in Basilan.

More than 400 students, parents, and teachers from Amaloy Elementary School benefited from the distribution of medical supplies and sports equipment, feeding program, Patriot’s band, and magic show conducted on Saturday, July 27.

Lawless group burned on July 9 two classrooms of Amaloy Elementary School, disrupting classes there.

“We are eager to be part of any resolution for peace and development in Basilan, and we are glad by the resolute effort and commitment of our partners,” said Westmincom Commander Lt. Gen. Cirilito Sobejana.