When Extreme Make-over Home Edition Philippines recently concluded their Season One finale, they forever changed the lives of the residents of Dupax, Nueva Ecija, as they turned over 28 newly constructed houses for their project titled, ‘Bagong Bahay, Bagong Buhay’. The houses were built using Bosch technology, a leading brand in power tools, which enabled the Extreme Makeover team to build 28 residential structures from the ground up in just a little over one month.
The traditional Ifugao family of Alice and Geronimo Malcino was among the families that benefited from the project. Prior to the completion of their new home, the Malcinos lived in a nipa hut with no running water and no electricity. Precariously bordered by cliffs, the Malcinos’ home lacked the necessary structural soundness to provide a safe and secure shelter for their growing family.
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