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Brief History

Igcatambor in San Rafael Valley is 5 kilometers from the national road and 13 kilometers from the poblacion. It is easier to reach the place through Igbugo and Narorogan in the Oyungan Valley.

It got its name from a hill shaped like a drum. Early residents called it tambor and changed it later to Igcatambor.

Past heads of the place were Blas Fandagani, Juan Paro, Prospero Sedicol, Simeon Paro, Eulalio Fandagani and Benjamin Fandagani. The longest term is that of Felix Fandagani (1938-1959) and (1964-1979)

Residents of this place observe the feast of San Joseph in April.


  1. Improvement of barangay and provincial road.
  2. Development of forestry and watershed areas where supply potable water is scarcest.
  3. Improvement of health services in the barangay.

Strategies/Proposed Priority Projects

  1. Strengthen linkages and coordination with provincial government regarding improvement and maintenance of provincial roads.
  2. Strengthen engineering capability on roads improvements and maintenance.
  3. Identify watershed areas.
  4. Conduct tree planting on watershed areas.
  5. Strict implementation of measures to protect watershed and forestry areas.
  6. Optimize presence of health personnel in the barangay.
  7. Improve equipment and facilities of health station.
  8. Provide enough medicines.

Barangay Profile

General Profile

Barangay Officials

Rosalino Esposo Jr. Punong Barangay
Bartolome Faronilmo Kagawad
Roger Sangumay Kagawad
Roberto Naquita Kagawad
Salome Farparan Kagawad
Lolita Farparan Kagawad
Ernesto Fandagani Kagawad
Joemer Faro Kagawad
Rachel Esposo SK Chairman
Milagrosa Sangumay Barangay Secretary
Amparo Faro Barangay Treasurer

Economic Profile

Total Land Area 1,080,099 sq. meters
Number of transportation available in the barangay Jeepney 4, Tricycle 1, Motorcycle 1, Bicycle 3

Social Profile

Total population 332
Number of male 146
Number of female 142
Number of youths 18
Number of households 47
List of sports facilities Basketball
Number of college students 4
Number of high school students 23
Number of elementary pupils 27
Number of pre-schoolers 1
Prevailing religion Roman Catholic

Infrastructure Profile

Number of Houses with Electricity 32
Number of Houses without Electricity 11
Number of Communication Facilities cellphones 7, Handheld radios 1
Number of Water Supply System Jetmatic pump 13, Spring Water 2

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