Mayor Garcia eyes Balanga as future university town
Balanga City Mayor Francis Garcia said the Bataan capital is determined to be a university town in the future.
The Bataan politiko said the city government’s is emphasis on education made the city a hall of famer in the National Literacy Award in 2016 despite having a smaller revenue.
Garcia said one reason for this is the establishment of Barangay Learning Hubs (BLH) all over the city.
Three barangay halls have already been converted into BLHs, where children can use computers with internet access to aid their studies.
Garcia also said the Balanga city government equipped walkways with WI-FI-enabled kiosks so locals can have easier access to information.
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