Some 431 Samsung Galaxy android tablets were turned over by Governor Dr. Melchor Daguines Diclas together with members of the Sangguniang Panlalawigan headed by Vice Governor Ericson Lawagey Felipe to DepEd-Benguet headed by Schools Division Superintendent Dr. Gloria Buya-ao after the flag-raising ceremony at the Provincial Capitol on Monday morning, July 25. These tablets will be distributed to learners in the various districts in the province to aid them in their studies as they struggle through challenges still brought by the present crises.
Driven by its mission: Ensure Improvement of Quality of Life in Benguet, the Province of Benguet obtained a human development index of 0.883 in 2009. The province of Benguet promises its constituents high age expectancy, accessible high caliber education and more than sufficient way of living. This, however, can't be achieved without the help of its people.
The cultural beliefs and innate characteristics of the people made it possible for them to strive and develop higher quality of life without destroying the cradle that they live in.