BRIEF HISTORY OF BARANGAY BULO
Created as an independent barrio in 1901, founders were Don Buenaventura Guiam and Dionisio Guiam. It was named after the stream running in the center of the barrio.
Barangay Bulo maintains its continuous growth as being the seat of various government projects (including the Provincial Tilapia Hatchery and Municipal Farmers’ Cooperative) as well as establishments (e.g. public cemeteries, subdivisions). With a total land area of 283.18 hectares, west of the town’s poblacion, Bulo share with its neighboring Barangay a distinct language spoken by its people, Kapampangan.
|Barangay Chairman||EVELYN P. GUIAM|
|Land Area||283.18 Ha.|
|Population as of 2016*|
*(PSA Projected population as of 2016)
|# of House-holds (HH) as of 2016*|
*(Projected # of HH based on 2016 PSA)
|General Source of HH Income||136 HH make use of their land for farming/ agricultural activities; 114 HH rely on their regular salaries; 120 HH depend on their contractual wages.|
|# of HH Engaged in Farming/ Agricultural Activities||404|
|# of HH Heads Undergone Livelihood Training||Only 6 HH heads have undergone Livelihood Training|
Out of 563 households, around 236 are self-employed and a figure of 53 household heads makes use of their lands in farming and agricultural services. 50 households depend on the contractual wages their family head receives.
On employment, there are at least 60 household heads are regular employees with reasonable salaries, while 58 household heads admitted that they hardly settle on a particular job, thus consider themselves as unemployed. With these figures, it is no longer surprising that only 6 household heads have undergone livelihood training. These facts of figures could be one of the starting point of Municipal plans of action for Barangay Bulo.