THE PEOPLE of Malabon, Philippines, just elected a female mayor to lead their city, Mayor Jeannie Sandoval. Previously serving as the Vice Mayor, Mayor Jeannie, through her 100-day report on October 10, 2022, showcased what she could deliver to her people. Check out the works of Mayor Jeannie in her first 100 days that set the foundation to build the city further.
In the area of housing, Mayor Sandoval declared that, under her leadership, the administration completed the handover of 37 housing units in Barangay Panghulo to informal settler families (ISFs). It also completed the distribution of 42 certificates of land allocation in Barangay Longos to the active members of the Naglakar Homeowners Association. Relating to housing, Mayor Sandroval also signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the implementation of the housing programme with Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development (DHSUD) Secretary Jose Rizalino Acuzar. In her address, she specifically mentioned 1,300 housing units ready to be given to ISF living near the waterways. In the health sector, Mayor Jeannie ensured that the city newly registered 868 Persons with Disabilities (PwD) and that 76 of them were given assistive devices. She also declared the P7,000,000 medical financial assistance was provided by the city to benefit 5.591 people.
In her report, Mayor Jeannie Sandoval also mentioned plans she would soon realise, including the establishment of the Malabon Shelter and Housing Office to support families in need, completion of San Lorenzo Luis Hospital construction; support to businesses and jobs impacted by the pandemic, regularisation of job orders, casual, and contractual city hall employees. She would also like to improve local government services by streamlining processes and widening the adoption of technology. With all efforts, she aims to transform Malabon into a more progressive and competitive city.
Mayor Jeannie Sandoval has been trusted as a new city leader by her people. Bringing the people’s mandate, she brought the possible transformation in her first 100-working days. There is nothing more important than supporting the steps of local leaders aiming for the betterment of the city and its people.