Congratulations Ms. Lucia Jacinta S. Benter, Dangal ng Bayan 2021 awardee
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E12SEvtHd3UMs. Benter was Recognized in the annual Search for Outstanding Government Workers for her responsiveness to the people of La Trinidad, Benguet during the COVID-19 pandemic, ensuring that the infection is well-managed ad spread of the virus averted with the extensive swabbing and contact tracing activities shed led. She was on-call to conduct swab tests both on the living and the dead, regardless of weather conditions and terrain and even during holidays and weekends, As the lone medical technologist of the municipality, she renders laboratory services, working extra hours and days without additional compensation.
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.