History of Barangay Buhisan


The barangay’s main attraction is the huge dam called the Buhisan Dam, wich is one of the major sources of water in Metro Cebu people. The Americans built the dam in 1907, and because it was a mammoth structure, the natives believed that it was possessed by supernaturals.
It has been a practice of the people in the place to throw something into the dam to signify respect to the unseen creature in the dam. It is the belief of the natives that throwing something into the dam assures one of protection from bad spirits.
Buhisan is a VISAYAN word wich means giving something in exchange of what one has done to the party.

North - Barangay Sapangdaku
South - Barangay Toong, Barangay Quiot
East - Barangay Guadalupe
West - Barangay Pamutan

Total Population of 11,000 more or less
Voting population of 4,000
Land Area 1,355 hectares
Annual Budget CY 2003 - 2, 224, 961.25

Health & Sanitation
For Health & Sanitation program covers free medical clinic conducted every Monday to Friday, also our dentist every Tuesday & Friday. The health center is manned by a nurse, midwife, two nutrition scholar and four health workers and one Barangay Nutrition Scholar.

Accomplished Projects
1. Asphalting of Road from Barangay Hall to Sitio Eskwelahan
2. Installation of Foot path at Sitio Puso
3. Installation of Sodium Lamps at the different sitios
4. Asphalting of Roads at Sitio Pusoan, Camparville
5. Asphalting of Roads of Sitio Taytayan I
6. Open Canal in front of Barangay Hall
7. Construction of Pathway stair at Kadasig Phase V
8. Drainage System at Sitio Eskwelahan
9. Labor Counterpart of Four Comport Rooms at Buhisan Elementary School
10. Completion of Day Care Center
11. Foot Bridge at Sitio Bato
12. Drainage System at Sitios Eskwelahan, Taytayan I, Camparville, MHCC
13. Concrete Foot path at Sitio Puso
14. Open Canal at Sitio Taytayan


Republic of the Philippines

Cebu City