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Bulacan villages receive award for ‘KKK’

Dec 19, 2017 @ 10:53

A new kind of KKK is working towards cleanliness and orderliness in Bulacan.

The Provincial Government of Bulacan recently recognized the 151 cleanest barangays during the “Manila Bayanihan cum 2017 Gawad Parangal Kalinisan at Kaayusan ng Kapaligiran (KKK) in the Barangay Awarding Ceremony” held at the Bulacan Capitol Gymnasium in Malolos City.

Governor Wilhelmino M. Sy-Alvarado led the awarding of the certificates and cash prizes to the exemplary localities.

First placers received P20,000, while second placers and third placers received P15,000 and P10,000, respectively.

The awardees were selected based on the criteria of 50% cleanliness: 15% for clean roads and sidewalks; another 15% for the clean canal and rivers, well-maintained drainage and sewage system; and 20% for systematic and effective garbage collection.

The other 50% is for orderliness: 15% for the absence of eyesores such as old streamers, advertisement or election posters, dilapidated structures and construction debris; another 15% for having place for trees, mangrove and vegetable planting; and 20% for a clean barangay hall with a systematic record and data keeping.

The KKK award was launched in 2014. It aims to protect the environment and maintain and ensure the cleanliness and orderliness in the community.

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