About Cagwait

The Municipality of Cagwait is a 4th class municipality in the province of Surigao del Sur, Philippines. According to the 2015 census, it has a population of 20,384 people.

Cagwait is about 32 kilometres (20 mi) southeast of Tandag, the capital town of Surigao del Sur. It is bounded by the towns of Bayabas on the north, Marihatag on the south, the Diwata mountains on the west and the Pacific Ocean in the east. It has a total land area of 21,410 hectares (52,900 acres).

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We commit to promote integrity and accountability in public service and to establish effective practices aimed at the efficient delivery of government services.

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Programs and Projects

We vow to make Cagwait great by institutionalizing the “D’ GREAT” program.

As a development agenda, D’ GREAT intends to empower and develop capacities of the barangays and the schools in the six development areas as represented by the program’s title itself – Disaster Resilience, Good Governance, Responsive Social Services, Environmental Management, Agriculture Productivity, and Tourism Development.

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In support to the government’s advocacy in promoting transparency and accountability in the government, we fully disclose particular financial documents to keep our constituents informed of how our funds are managed, disbursed and utilized. 

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Municipal Building, Poblacion

Cagwait, Surigao del Sur, Philippines