- Many summer plans have been postponed this year due to the existing community quarantine in place of COVID-19.
- A family in Bataan has set up their own swimming pool to continue their children’s birthday celebration.
- It took seven days to do this and they spent P10,000 on materials
Rhobie Poco’s family in Mariveles, Bataan, created a way to continue her sibling’s and nephew’s birthday celebration by building a DIY swimming pool.
His Facebook post shows the daily progress of making a pool measuring 8.5 x 8.5 x 3 ft., Spanning seven days. “Want to swim but can not go out? Say no more!” Rhobie said.
“Because of the ECQ, we couldn’t go out this year so we just set up a small pool for the kids to enjoy, swim and enjoy,” he added in a GMA Public Affairs interview.
In his post he also listed the essentials for those who also want to do it in their home.
2 cubics sand
12 bags of cement
130 pcs hollow blocks
Concrete neutralizer poison
4 Elbow PVC pipes and 2 valves (for water supply)
2 inches PVC pipe and valve (drain)
1 PVC pipe
1 gallon flexibond paint
1 gallon latex paint
“There is a 2-inch PVC pipe with a valve in the flooring for water drainage. There are also pipes for water supply. It’s not a matter of putting and removing water,” he explained.
In total, they say they spend P10,000 on it, not including the labor fee.
Many are impressed with this family’s approach. It currently has over 20k reactions and 41k shares.