The country’s only Filipino-owned cement company Eagle Cement Corporation (ECC) sees the most opportune time to grow and support the continuously increasing demand for cement in the Philippines, as the country is now in the middle of an infrastructure boom.
Limited -- that was how life can be described in the Sitio Narra community of San Ildefonso, Bulacan. Residents had to walk to get water from a well, had to rely on rainwater for extra supply. They had to leave the community, and go to the town proper or to cities to get jobs. Children had to endure walking several kilometers to reach the school.