Occidental Mindoro celebrates Mangyan Day

Occidental Mindoro has celebrated Mangyan Day on April 28 to recognize the contribution of Mindoro’s indigenous people in the development of the province.

San Jose Mayor Jose T. Villarosa disclosed a package of support for the Mangyans, including in education, health and agriculture.

Villarosa said the San Jose government would hire Mangyan educators to teach ethnic children.

Employees of the Municipal Health Office will also conduct regular monthly visits in Mangyan villages, he said.

For agriculture support, Villarosa said that 16 carabaos (water buffaloes) would be given to the Mangyans.

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