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BARANGAY BARACLAYAN


Brief History

This is a remote barangay in the Naulid Valley. It is 6 kilometers from poblacion passing through Durog. A sitio of Maricolcol since 1918 which is called "Bongol San Luis." It became a barrio in 1936.

Travellers hiking cross-country from Miag-ao to Igbaras or vice versa, cannot escape passing through this place. It was, as still is, the only way to and from Igbaras. Baraclayan got its name from the dialect "baclay" which means to scale.

The past heads include Valeriano Nuangay, Mederico Nagalmos, Marcos Natar, Benito Natar, Alejandro Moleņo, Florencio Noran, Dionesio Murallon, Salvador Natinga, Fernando Yating, Bienvenido Noserale, Pedro Nomos and Romulo Murallon. At present, John Failaman, headed the barangay.

Barangay Baraclayan celebrates its fiesta in April to honor Senior San Roque.


Vision/Mission

Barangay Baraclayan is one of the basic political unit of the Municipality of Miag-ao, Province of Iloilo with good governance. Its mission is to have bigger barangay hall to keep all documents and facilities of the barangay. With a communal garden that could help the community and could financially assist the barangay. A passable road for easy transportation. Increase in agriculture production. With the people living in respect, understanding, cooperation and support with one another.

Objectives

  1. Reconstruction of the barangay hall.
  2. Have a communal garden.
  3. Provide facilities for agriculture.

Strategies

  1. To allocate a budget from 20% IRA fund for all proposed projects of the barangay..

Barangay Profile

General Profile

Barangay Officials

John Failaman Punong Barangay
Romulo Murallon Kagawad
Merlyn Murallon Kagawad
Isidro Noveros Kagawad
Rosario Nomos Kagawad
Erlinda Mobo Kagawad
Marcelino Nuangay Kagawad
Rodrigo Palsario Kagawad
Jesseca Niones SK Chairman
Marlou Niones Barangay Secretary
Rosie Nuangay Barangay Treasurer

Economic Profile

Total Land Area

Agricultural 393.024.415 sq.meters
Residential 196.512.2075 sq.meters
Forestry 196.512.2075 sq.meters
Number of transportation available in the barangay Tricycle 2, Motorcycle 1
List of tourist attraction None

Social Profile

Total population 265
Number of male 135
Number of female 130
Number of youths 43
Number of households 45
Number of houses 45
List of sports facilities Basketball ball, Basketball court, Volleyball net, Volleyball ball
List of recreational facilities None
List of school present in the barangay None
Number of college students 6
Number of high school students 21
Number of elementary pupils 38
Number of pre-schoolers 18
Prevailing religion Roman Catholic
Other religious sectors present in the barangay None

Infrastructure Profile

Presence of road and estimated length None
Number of Houses with Electricity 42
Number of Houses without Electricity 3
Number of Bridges and Length None
Number of Communication Facilities Cellphones 6, Handheld radios 1
Number of Water Supply System Jetmatic pump 13, Deepwell 4, Water Pumps 1, Spring Water 1

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