BARANGAY ONSE

St., Barangay Onse, San Juan City

HISTORY

An entity cannot in any way move forward in achieving its goals unless it traces down its roots from the past. Like any other place, Barangay Onse has its own share stories and memories which were passed from generations to generations.

Barangay Onse was established in 1916. The name “ONSE” was derived from the concept that there were only eleven houses as far as they can remember. The people living in these houses were considered the first inhabitants of the place, and as one might have guessed it, Spanish term for eleven is “ONSE”. Now, the land area of Barangay Onse is 9.6684 hectares with a total population of 4,065 as of FY 2015 as per NSO record.

According to Anacleta Rumbawa, known as Ka Etang, 87 yrs old, Barangay Onse was thus called because it was really blocked 11. She became treasurer of the Kapisanan ng Nagkakaisang Nayon in 1958 under the reigns of Tinyente del Barrio Lazaro robles, and thus remembered that the town folks then were diligent improving the surroundings.

According to Irene C. Reyes, or Ka Neneng,86, this placed was named Onse because we were originally the “Block 11”. The families herein consider themselves as relatives that there was no animosity between them. Afterward, during the Japanese occupation, the original population rose by a number as those coming in from the provinces tried their luck in the metropolis. It was then a haven for lavanderos who washed laundries at Biga Street( formerly Joffre Street, now Ibuna Street) for Dominicans. She remembered that her father was one of them and that they fetch water fom the well as there is yet no steady water supply then.

According to Luz Delarmente, Tia Luz of many, 84, ( formerly Joffre Street, now Ibuna Street) for Dominicans. She remembered that her father was one of them and that they fetch water from the well as there is yet no steady water supply then.

According to Luz Delarmente, Tia Luz of many, 84, seconded that this place was indeed known as Block 11. Barrio Onse was still a wilderness of trees shunned at night because of ghost stories. People could not walk at night without any light, because they were afraid of ghost which they believe were appearing there. She also recalled that before the liberation feasts were spearheaded by a certain Ramon Kanseko, great grandfather of Kagawad Cathy Morado. During the liberation, the “Seventh Fleet” group was formed.

According to the sisters, Maxima Enriquez, 75 and Emilia Tutanes, 74, both living at Cypress Streets (then known as Kalabawan Street), they settled in 1943 from Barangay Little Baguio but they have already frequented Barangay Onsesince 1936 as they buy some goods at a store owned by a Chinese Merchant, who likewise rents the place from a certain Liantin Family located at exactly where the Barangay Hall is to be found. Their father, ka Simon Francisco, was a known figure for doing communityservice by giving free circumcision sessions where most of Barangay Onse youths benefited. She (Maxima) recalled that whenever she buys something during nighttimes, a certain Tio Ige often times tease her that she would meet some ghost on her way home because there were few houses that there was no easy access then. The sisters took care of a few number of carabaos on Cypress street. A few of those carabaos would supply milk to former President Diosdado Macapagal, who lived at Laura Street at that time.

According to Dante Aligam and Kagawad Bong Opinaldo, sons of original Seventh Fleet members Egmedio Aligam and Delfin Opinaldo respectively, the name was culled from US Navy Ship which docked in the Philippines and brought goods to less fortunate Filipinos. They were dubbed as the Komite de festejos of the Barangay Fiestas in the 50’s and were tasked as well to mediate between hostile constituents. They met every Saturdays to tackle every issue and assigns every household as hosts of the meeting including refreshments.

The following were deemed members of so calledseventh Fleet” Egmedio Aligam, Lazaro Robles, Emeterio Minlay, Alberto Avelino, Mariano Reyes, Delfin Opinaldo (father of Kagawad Bong Opinaldo), Nicanor Ibuna, Juan Samson (father of former Kagawad Danilo Samson) Carlos Empaynado, Victor Angeles, simon Francisco, Fidel Ibanez, Egmedio Martinez, Pascual Suarez, Pable Basilio, Bienvenido Vito, Buddy Manuel (father of Kap jun Manuel), Bienvenido Olarte, wenceslao Santos, Domingo Angeles, and Jose Panganiban.

These testimonies as proofs that Barangay Onse really has a rich history. We know that there are more stories and legends need to be uncovered but will remained unknown because many of them who supposedly should have come out in the open to shed light in our history have already joined our Creator.

MISSION

OUR MISSION IS TO COMMIT OURSELVES TOWARDS EXCELLENCE BY ACHIEVING SUSTAINABLE PROGRAMS IN RENDERING BASIC SERVICES TO IMPROVE THE WELFARE OF OUR CONSTITUENTS.

 

VISION

AS THE SMALLEST UNIT IN LOCAL GOVERNMENT, WE ENVISION TO BE EXCELLENT IN PUBLIC SERVICE THROUGH PRACTICING GOOD GOVERNANCE WITH A CHARACTER THAT IMPLEMENTS LAWS AND ORDINANCES THAT WILL LEAD TO THE GENERAL WELFARE OF THE PUBLIC.

 

GOALS

TO ESTABLISH PARTICIPATORY GOVERNANCE IN THE BARANGAY

 

OBJECTIVES

1.To develop an organizational strategy that will be effective in optimizing and maximaizing the delivery of services .
2.To strengthen community participation in the management and delivery of services by widening the memberships of the working committees and Barangay Service Clusters.
3.To deliver services and manage the Barangay with transparency, accountability and with the general welfare of our barangay constituents as the foremost considerations.
4.To consistently be in compliance of the requirements of the law and the government institutions concerned with barangay governance and operations.

 

TARGETS

TO CRAFT UP BARANGAY DEVELOPMENT PLAN WHICH WILL HAVE A LONG TERM BENEFIT TO THE BARANGAY./div>

 

GEOGRAPHIC LOCATION AND TOPOGRAPHY

Barangay Onse is bounded by Barangay St. Joseph on the North, Barangay Tibagan on the East, Barangay Little Baguio on the West, and Barangay Sta. Lucia on the South. It is located in the southeastern part of the City of San Juan, Metro Manila with a distance of approximately 3 km from the historical shrine of Pinaglabanan monument as reference.

• Legal basis of creation : Legend /Folklore
• Land uses mostly residential.
• Total Land Area : it has a total land area of 9.6684 hectares/0.096684 sq.km.
• Population (based on 2015 NSO Survey)………………………. 4,065
• Population Density………………………………………………. 42,881.96
• Registered voters (as of April 2012)…………………………… 3,514
• Total number of Precincts………………………………………… 23
• Major Religious Denominations :
o Roman Catholic
o Iglesia Ni Cristo

Business Establishments :
• Pharmacies………………………………………………………………. 1
• Dental Clinic…………………………………………………………… 2
• Sari-sari stores………………………………………………………….. 45
• Food Stalls/Carinderias………………………………………………….. 19
• Computer Shops…………………………………………………………. 19
• Computer Shops………………………………………………………… 5
• Cell Site………………………………………………………………….. 1(Suncellular)

Communications :
• Mobile phones/Networks : (Smart, Talk & Text, Globe, TM and Suncellular)
• Landline : Globelines
• Two way Radios

Recreational Facilities :
1. Basketball Court and Multi-Purpose Hall
2. Transportation by Land
3. Power supply : Meralco
4. Water Sources :
• Level 1- deep well
• Level 3- (Potable running water- Manila Water)

Number of Educational Institutions :
1. Elementary (Public) 1
2. Pre-School 4
3. Sped Pre-School 1

 

ISSUES AND CONCERNS:

Shortcomings, nonetheless, have been accrued by the Sangguniang Barangay by the non-enactment of a Tax Ordinance and General Ordinances which have caused stain in a relatively good performance carried out. The Barangay has to improved more on it’s legislative services as there is no systematic filing of legislative documents, as evident with no updated legislative database. Establishment of Community Purok as the sub unit to collate data/ records used as basis in formulation of tax Ordinances or revenue Code, and formulation of more resolutions and ordinances that the will of the people transformed into people’s agenda is a must in this community.

 

SOCIAL SERVICES

Among the performance areas of BGPMS, social services offer direct services to the people from health/nutrition, to education/culture, to women/children and basic facilities on public safety and disaster risk reduction management. Responsible citizenship and corporate social responsibility have to be deeply inculcated among our constituents. People empowerment and involvement of civil society organization in local governance need up scaling. The barangay noted the absence of recreational facilities, lack of updated Action plan for GAD, Health & Nutrition, presence of OSY/Drop-outs, lack of cultural awareness, absence of fire truck, absence of ideal disaster equipment, lack of Disaster Preparedness Plan, and enhancement/innovations on Sports/Youth Development are issues to be taken. Plans in the acquisition of a venue in promoting entertainment and leisure, sustain the basic social services on GAD, Health & Nutrition programs to minimize it not totally eradicate Out of School Youth (OSY) drop Outs increasing rate of literacy, instill the value of Filipino culture in the development of the society.

 

ISSUES AND CONCERNS:

Acquisition of fire truck to ensure the supply of water for fire prevention, disaster tools/ equipment readily available at the barangay level to be used by well trained and equip volunteers plus a feasible formulated BDRRM plan, and lastly for sports and Youth Development, producing well trained competitive athletes are some of the programs that we can adopt in the barangay level.

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

In the exercise of the Local Autonomy to which every Local government unit empowered, economic development is one measure where one could gauge how far the ALGU attained or how greatly it has improved.

It is on this premise that this program includes Entrepreneurship and local Industry Promotion & Urban Agriculture development Barangay Onse noted the absence of funding/capital for small scale/urban culture entrepreneurs, unemployment, absence of multi-purpose Cooperatives are some of the factors that affect the barangay’s growth and development in economy. However, efforts of the barangay in bringing about economic development are hindered by the absence of significant programs essentials in attaining the goal, providing capital/incentives for small scale entrepreneurs, minimizing if not totally eradicate unemployment, producing skilled workers for gainful employment, are some of the plans to be considered by the barangay. Cooperatives and additional livelihood programs will create a detrimental impact to economic development in the community.

 

ENVIRONMENTAL DEVELOPMENT

AS AN LGU mandated by law, barangay is responsible for protecting the natural resources either by preservation, conservation, development and rehabilitation.

 

ISSUES AND CONCERNS:

Likewise to attain the goal of balanced ecology, it is the duty of barangay to implement proper waste management and pollution control program,. This area concerns on the administration of the external conditions and surroundings to improve the quality of life in individuals and community. The barangay have to be address the following issues; Absence of Barangay Climate Change Action Plan, lack of cleaning materials and inadequate services of street sweepers, absence of ideal MRF, lack of campaign drive on waste management, asphalt overlay of roads/potholes, construction and repainting of humps and gutters, repair opf drainage/manhole cover. These issues when address and attended to will produce positive results.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE SYSTEMS AND PROCEDURES

1. Conduct IEC on the importance of Updated Survey on barangay Inhabitants.
2. Enact ordinance supporting RBI establishment
3. Enhance the system of collection and record keeping
4. Enact resolution enhancing the system of collection and record keeping.
5. Conduct responsive trainings
6. Enact Appropriation Ordinance to allocate funds for trainings and seminars
7. Adopt measures to effectively curtail the proliferation of informal settlers and mendicants.
8. Adopt an ordinance for the relocation of existing informal settlers and mendicants.

 

LEGISLATIVE SERVICES

1. Strict implementation of approved ordinance on collection of fees
2. Creation of community Purok that shall be seen as highly manageable and efficient unit for data collections/survey that will be used as a tool for formulation of resolutions and ordinances
3. Enact ordinances that would create barangay revenue sources 4. Enact legislation that ensured high-quality service delivery and enables sustainable local development.

 

SOCIAL SERVICES

1. Conduct IEC and intensify the campaign on the benefit of having cultural park/plaza
2. Request for joint appropriation between the barangay and the city government for the acquisition of recreational facilities 3. Monitor WCDO cases
4. Update GAD action plans
5. Conduct seminars and trainings on GAD
6. Provisions for nutritional feeding. Monitoring through sustenance of activities like operation timbang, family profile, mother’s class, pabasa sa Nutrition, medical missions, Immunization Programs, Well Baby, Nutri- child, free circumcisions, skin clinic
7. Enact Appropriation Ordinance to allocate funds for GAD related activities , Health and Nutrition programs
8. Endorse out of school youth to Dep-Ed- ALS program.
9. Summer tutorials to incoming Grade 1
10. Promotion of Balik Aral Project
11. Maintenance and provisions for the Day Care Activities such as Family Day, palig-sining Story Telling & Educational Film showing and the likes
12. Participation and observance of city foundation day Wattah Wattah Festival, Barangay Day, Sining At Kultura Sa Kapaskuhan
13. Conduct an income generating fund/MOA with CSO to raise funds for the acquisition of fire truck
14. Conduct inventory of Disaster tools and equipments
15. Conduct Disaster Preparedness Activities, eg. Fire safety inspection
16. Conduct Searched And Rescue Training/drill for fire, landslide, Earthquake & flood
17. Formulate contingency plan for fire, flood and earthquake
18. Request for joint appropriation between the barangay,CSO and the city government for the acquisition of fire truck
19. Enact appropriation Ordinance to allocate funds for Educational Development Activities.
20. Enact resolutions to re-organize the BDRRM committee
21. Trainings/skills development of potential athletes for sports fest ( mayor’s cup, mini Olympics, and the likes)
22. Enact appropriation Ordinance to allocate funds for Sports and Youth Development Activities.

 

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

1. Training on Urban Aqua Culture
2. Enact Resolutions to support the trainings on Urban Agriculture, Aqua culture and entrepreneurship.
3. Urban Farming/Gardening and entrepreneurship program
4. Conduct periodic Job fairs for recommendations and referrals.
5. Skills Trainings-TESDA accredited courses.
6. Enact Resolutions to propose joint coordination with TESDA and San Juan Manpower to support skills development trainings.
7. Conduct trainings for potential cooperative members
8. Enact resolutions to establish/accredited cooperatives.

 

TARGETS

1. Conduct IEC on the importance of Barangay Climate Change Action Plan
2. Conduct IEC on the importance of environmental protection.
3. Fabrication of push carts.
4. Regular schedule of Operation Linis.
5. Enact resolutions for the formulation of Barangay Climate Change Action Plan.
6. Enact Resolutions for strict implementation of Tapat Ko Linis KO Program.
7. MOA Signing with Junkshop owner regarding MRF.
8. MOA signing with the administrator of composting Facility.
9. Monitoring of environmental compliance.
10. Enact resolutions authorizing the PB to represent the Barangay for the MOA signing with accredited Junkshop and composting facility’s representatives.
11. Enact resolutions to re-organize the solid waste Management Board.
12. Enact an Ordinance to implement strict compliance of RA 9003.
13. Maintenance of roads.
14. Periodic constructions and repainting of humps and gutter.
15. Rehabilitation of drainage system and replacement of manhole cover.
16. Enact Appropriation Ordinance to allocate funds for public works.

BARANGAY ORGANIZATIONAL STRUCTURE

HON. ROBERTO B. ALBA
PUNONG BARANGAY

HON. ZENAIDA C. CASAO

HON. FRANCISCO C. NILES

HON. RICARDO L. PANTELEON

HON. FEDERICO S. DENIEGA

HON. MIGUEL A. ZAMORA JR.

HON. PAOLO ROMANO A. ADALID

LEILA L. KANSEKO
Barangay Secretary

MARIA NINA E. TEOPE
Barangay Treasurer