SOS Children's Village

Opening of four Family Houses in SOS Children's Village Calbayog

On MAY 1, 2008, the SOS Calbayog unveiled the house markers for the four (4) newly constructed village houses financed by Hoegh namely: Casa Leif, Casa Morten, Casa Øistein and Casa Sebjørn. This event coincides with the baptism of the newly admitted child, house blessing, and the turn over ceremony of the house and children to the house mother.

The City Mayor Mel Senen Sarmiento, SOS board members, representatives of Hoegh Fleet Services (house sponsors) and SOS National Office led in the cutting of the inaugural ribbon and attended, later in the afternoon, the Eucharistic celebration presided by Bishop of Calbayog, Msgr. Isabelo Abarquez. The SOS Village officials, staff educators, the children, together with their housemothers welcomed the guests and rendered entertainment numbers.(05.14.09)