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BARANGAY INDAG-AN


Brief History

Barangay Indag-an is located at the western part of the Municipality of Miag-ao, along the provincial road. Having a distance of 4 kilometers from the poblacion and has a total residential area of 65,079 square meters and 217.8752 hectares of agricultural land..

Barangay Indag-an isamong the progressive barangay within the municipality. The common livelihood of the people in the barangay are rice, onions, piggery, cattle fattening and most of all is hand-woven.

People recalled that during the Spanish time the banditry is rampant. They attacked the barrio frequently, took some livelihood of the barrio people, other killed and some women were abused. To pre-empt the problem the Cabesa de Barangay forgather their constituents and lead them to install bamboo Palisades or Talutog around the barrio, a protection for the bandit attack. Since then, every time the bandit attack they suffered a number of casualties and heavy losses, others withdrew. Hereafter, the bandits never attack again. Always winning the battle its name derived from Gindag-an heretofore known as Indag-an.

On July 13, 1944 during the Japanese time the Japanese soldiers from Garrison went out to conduct patrol to nearby barrios. On their way back to poblacion at Barrio Indag-an they were ambushed by guerilla lead by Sgt. Paterno Enano and G-2 Eduardo Tajanlangit. 16 Japanese were killed and 5 Filipino constables were captured and only one Japanese soldier was able to return to the garrison.

Three Cabeza de Barangay are still remembered to this day: Anselmo Montalban, Constantino Nacion and Joaquin Monteclaro.

Past barangay Tenientes, Capitanes and Punong Barangay: Anaclito Falguidana, 1934; Lucas Faeldan, 1935-1936; Dionisio Javellana, 1937-1938; Florentino Fagarita, 1939; Ubaldo Monsale 1940-1953; Faustino Faeldan, 1954-1955; Rosario Javellana, 1956-1957; Helarion Javellana, 1958; Cruz Fabiona, 1959; Jose M. Fajura, 1960-1967; Edmund Flores, 1968-1971; Antonio Montenejo, 1972-1979; Angelico Molomog, 1980-1987; Jose M. Fajura, 1988-1994; Mario Muzones, 1994-1997; Gloria F. Molomog, 1997 to present.

In 1991, during the term of Barangay Captain Jose M. Fajura, the Indag-an Multi-purpose Cooperative was established with the collaboration of 10 incorporators. Each of them put up a share in order to meet the requirement of Cooperative Development Authority. The loom weaving industry in Indag-an is the hereditary livelihood of Indag-anon up to the present and it was known all over the Philippines and abroad.


Vision/Mission

We, the Sangguniang Barangay of Barangay Indag-an, Miag-ao, Iloilo through the intercession of our Holy Mother Virgin Mary, commit ourselves to promote social justice, transparent, enhance economic development improve the quality of constituent life, more compassionate and to show our sincerity and endless love.

Objectives

  1. Total reconstruction of the barangay hall.
  2. To construct pavement for foot walk.
  3. Make Barangay Indag-an peaceful.
  4. More funds for hog fattening (livelihood project).
  5. Provide assistance foods and medicines to the needy.
  6. Conduct some training or seminars to train the out of school youth to enhance their knowledge especially on livelihood project.

Strategies

  1. Ask for the assistance from municipal provincial and national government.
  2. Create any fund raising program.

Barangay Profile

General Profile

Barangay Officials

Gloria Molomog Punong Barangay
Emee M. Faicol Kagawad
Merlinda Muzones Kagawad
Jeffrey Moquera Kagawad
Josefina Nuevaespaña Kagawad
Leonida Morano Kagawad
Gerardo Tejing Kagawad
Alfonso Montagot Kagawad
Zaren Gayona SK Chairman
Dominador Faicol Barangay Secretary
Concordia Facto Barangay Treasurer

Economic Profile

Total Land Area

Agricultural 217.8752 has.
Residential 35.0790 has
Forestry 18.9207 has
Grassland 6.8549 has
Commercial 4.1533 has
Number of transportation available in the barangay Jeepney 2, Private cars 7, Motorcycle 2, Tricycle 8, Bicycle 16
List of tourist attraction Cooperative Handwoven

Social Profile

Total population 753
Number of male 364
Number of female 389
Number of youths 73
Number of households 135
Number of houses 132
List of sports facilities Barangay plaza
List of recreational facilities Billiard pool
List of school present in the barangay Indag-an-Tan-agan Elementary School
Number of college students 50
Number of high school students 65
Number of elementary pupils 90
Number of pre-schoolers 19
Prevailing religion Roman Catholic
Other religious sectors present in the barangay Iglesia ni Kristo, Christian Reform, 7th Adventist, Born Again

Infrastructure Profile

Number of Houses with Electricity 131
Number of Houses without Electricity 2
Presence of road and estimated length Provincial road = 1 1/2 kms.
Number of Communication Facilities cellphones 35, telephones 16, Handheld radios 1
Number of Water Supply System Jetmatic pump 18, Deepwell 5 , Water Pumps 10

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