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Sapu Padidu

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HISTORY

 

MYTHICAL / LEGENDARY :

Barangay Sapu Padidu is located along the North East coast of Sarangani Bay, bounded on the North East by Sapu Masla lies in the Municipality of Malapatan, about 8 kilometers from the Poblacion proper which was once a forest in –habitants place by B'laan and Muslims. The place bounded on the South West of Kabog mountain ranges that work boundery between the Barangay Sapu Masla and Glan is traverse by mountains rolling hills and rivers. Between this mountain and rolling hills fertile valleys and plain which lured the Christians coming from Luzon and Visayas to look for a better pay-off in life.

Sapu Padidu as once named after the tribal battle in the early 1930's which means small flesh/meat or small dead bodies found in the place.

CULTURAL / SOCIAL ORIGIN :

Aware that this is a greater promise in the place because of its beautiful seas and land potentials, the influx of settlers increased those progress was achieved as years pass by, with the progress, communities and constituents sprang and grew and later catapultated for the Barangay Development and created a Barangay after his Excellency Elpidio Quirino issued the executive order no. 250 on July 27,1949 at Malacañang Palace, Manila, Philippines thru the Secretary of Local Government Pursuant to the provision of section 68 of the revised administrative code.

POLITICAL ORIGIN :

After Barangay created in the year 1953, Datu Pangolima the first Tenyente del Barrio with 4 years in his term, second is Gulam Japal on 1957 to 1961 , Hadji Usman Pangolima is the first Barangay Captain of this Barangay on 1972 to 1986.

Fortunately, the barangay Sapu Padidu is composed of 13 puroks and sitio's wherein the volume of coconut products comes from , majority of the constituents are very much depend on agricultural production ,only few in a government employed.

The barangay concerning the inadequate of service facilities as well as service workers to cater the needs of our people especially our brother Lumad. Most of the purok and sitios in the high land are connected to the barangay proper not by track but by trials only. Hence the need for road construction which is the priority of the LGU likewise the Barangay concerning the spring development for consumption of the people.

Location and Total Land Area

Barangay Sapu Padidu is located along the North East coast of Sarangani Bay, bounded on the North East by Sapu Masla lies in the Municipality of Malapatan, about 8 kilometers from the Poblacion proper. The place bounded on the South West of Kabog mountain ranges that work boundery between the Barangay Sapu Masla and Glan is traverse by mountains rolling hills and rivers. Between this mountain and rolling hills fertile valleys and plain.

PHYSICAL CHARACTERISTICS:

Since Barangay Sapu Padidu is located along the North East coast of Sarangani Bay and traverse by mountains and plains, the inhabitants employment status is generally agriculture, farming, fishing and labor/unskilled jobs are their main occupation.

Service delivery workers presents in the sitios with highly effective service for the people. They gained support in terms of salary and operation fund from the barangay municipal, provincial and national government.

Infrastructure facilities with good condition that can be found in the area are health center , elementary school building, bridge, Day Care Center, churches, Driers, basketball courts, barangay hall, purok centers, botika ng bayan, satellite health post and farm to market roads,.

Available means of transportation from the community to Poblacion Malapatan and General Santos City single motor and by jeep. In case of volume farm produce, trader's vehicle is requested.

 

About Malapatan

Malapatan is a first class municipality in the province of Sarangani, Philippines. According to the 2010 census, it has a population of 72,386 people. As of 2010, it has a total voting population of 35,569 voters.

Malapatan is bounded on the west by Sarangani Bay, on the east by Davao del Sur, on the north by Alabel, and on the south by Glan.