Barangay Malama, Ligao City

 

Elected Barangay Officials

Barangay Chairman: HON. MANUEL B. BANGATE

Barangay Councilors:

Hon. Ronie P. Reambillo

Hon. Alberto P. Pinoy

Hon. Virgilio B. Bangate

Hon. Dominador R. Varron

Hon. Oscar P. Clete

Hon. Flora B. Macmac

Hon. Arnelyn P. Paular

SK Chairman: Hon. Janine O. Owogowog

Barangay Secretary: Angelita C. Mesias

Barangay Treasurer: Fe. P. Owogowog

 

Historical/Legendary Background

The barangay got its name from Malamao, meaning muddy. It was during the rainy season when the barangay proper was submerged by flood and many areas were left with stagnant water, making it muddy. The place was known for it, and so everytime the people ask for the name of the place, they would immediately answer malamao.

Geography/Topography

Barangay Malama is composed of five sitios namely Dalogdog, Tayabas, Boundary, Caganonang, and Bagacay. It is bounded on the North of Bacong; South by New Francia, Paulba; on the East by Tandarora and Busac on the West of Francia and Casinagan. It has a total land area of 527.30 ha and is 20 km away from the City proper.

People

The people celebrate their barrio fiesta every 4th of August in honor of Sto. Domingo de Guzman.

Brief Profile

Demography. As of 2007 census, its population have reached a total of 1,799.

Education. The Elementary school in the barangay was established in 1930 through the effort of Mr. Florencio Talavera. Presently, there are two Day Care Centers establsihed in the place.

Health. Barangay health workers are stationed to monitor the health conditionof the poeple.

Economics. Farming is the main source of income of the people. Others are into business like buy and sell and sari-sari stores.

Agriculture. Rice, corn, and coconut are the main crops produced by the residents.

Infrastructure. There are concreted roads leading to the City proper, and a prototype Barangay Center.

 

 
Ligao City Development Partners