Residents of Parola 3 in Barangay 275 in Manila receive 50 portable toilets during the launching of “Project: Kubeta Ko”, which aims to address the human waste problem in Manila Bay.
Manila City officials, led by Mayor Francisco “Isko Moreno” Domagoso, were present during the turnover ceremony together with representatives from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), British government, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, MWSS and Maynilad.
According to DENR Usec. Jonas Leones, the program intends to distribute around 400 portable toilets in various parts of Manila. (FC/MTVN)
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