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Brief History

Gines in the Naulid Valley is four kilometers from the poblacion along the national highway to Iloilo City.

Its name was derived from brown porous soil in the area called "gines" in the dialect.

For many years before World War II, Gines was headed by Fidel Nabuab. After the war, Nabuab was succeeded by Margarito Carrera (1942-1948) followed by Jesus Dejilla (1949-1950), Teofilo Dejilla (1951-1952), Nicolas Nabuab (1953-1954), Florencio Carrera (1954-1963), Maximo Servento (1964-1967), Federico Nabuab (1968-1971), Ernesto Nabuab (1972-1979), Salvacion Gaitan (1980-1989), Wilson Nabuab (1990-1997). The present Punong Barangay is Jesus Panaguiton (1997-present). For almost six years under the supervision of the Punong Barangay, three waiting sheds were constructed, footwalk for every sitios, streetlights and presently the construction of the two-storey barangay hall.

Barangay Gines is celebrating its Annual Barangay Fiesta every April 27-28.


  1. Clean and green of the barangay.
  2. Beautification along the road by planting flowers.
  3. Peace and order.
  4. Disaster preparedness.
  5. Sports program.
  6. Environmental protection.
  7. Health concern.

Strategies/Proposed Priority Projects

  1. Seek financial assistance.
  2. Fund raising campaign.

Barangay Profile

General Profile

Barangay Officials

Jesus Panaguiton Punong Barangay
Henrylene Nabuab Kagawad
Merlina Vinson Kagawad
Luvisminda Dejilla Kagawad
Ray Niegos Kagawad
Rolando Nono Kagawad
Reynaldo Nacario Kagawad
Edwin Nabuab Kagawad
Mary Nhisan Nisda SK Chairman
Gemma Blancaflor Barangay Secretary
Luz Teresa Maclang Barangay Treasurer

Economic Profile

Total Land Area

Agricultural 338,023 sq. meters
Residential 17,726 sq. meters
Forestry 2,300 sq. meters
Grassland 500 sq. meters
Commercial 314 sq. meters
Open Space 1,000 sq. meters
Other uses 500 sq. meters
Number of transportation available in the barangay Jeepney 4, Tricycle 3, Motorcycle 2, Bicycle 5, Pedicab 1
List of tourist attraction Coral Reefs

Social Profile

Total population 578
Number of male 332
Number of female 247
Number of youths 129
Number of households 116
Number of houses 109
List of sports facilities Basketball court
List of school present in the barangay Assembly of God Kinder School
Number of college students 44
Number of high school students 65
Number of elementary pupils 83
Number of pre-schoolers 27
Prevailing religion Roman Catholic
Other religious sectors present in the barangay Iglesio ni Kristo, Assembly of God, Christian Reform

Infrastructure Profile

Number of Houses with Electricity 82
Number of Houses without Electricity 27
Presence of road and estimated length 600 meters
Number of Communication Facilities cellphones 10, telephones 6, Handheld radios 2
Number of Water Supply System Jetmatic pump 34, Deepwell 1, Hand Pump 25

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