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Thursday, April 29, 2021

LOOK: Residents in Buguias united to help restore neighbor's house after consumed by fire

Photo Courtesy || Satur Payangdo
Cordillera - Residents in a small town in Benguet had shown once again the spirit of Binnadang among Cordillerans when they unitedly came out to restore their neighbor's houses that were torched by fire a week ago. 

Two houses that belong to Mr. Randy Mediano and Mr. Denio Paldo located at Amlimay, Buguias were accidentally burned to ashes on April 17, 2021.

After the incident, residents and neighbors came to provide aid to the victims. 

READ ALSO: Binnadang Spirit: Cordillera sends help for Cagayan

A photo that was shared by netizen Satur Payangdo showed more than two dozens people who were busy setting up hollow blocks walling.

These people voluntarily spend their time and skills without asking for any compensation. 

This is how the "Binnadang" spirit works among Cordillerans when disasters struck some members of the community they unite together to come and offer much needed help.

READ ALSO: Cordilleran culture of "Binnadang" manifested in search & retrieval operation of drowned 11-year old boy in Bontoc

The "Binnadang", "Og-ogfo", "Aduyon", "Abbuyog" or known as "Bayanihan" in Tagalog has been common practice among the Cordillerans. 

It is a mutual help system that works during difficult times where the people extend labor and support for the good of the community.

Government officials from Benguet province also provided materials for the restoration of the two houses.



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