DSWD-7 releases P94.6 million in educational assistance

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/23/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) targets to distribute educational assistance to about 5,000 students in the region during the last day of the payout for the cash…

OSCA Cebu City cleans list of cash aid beneficiaries

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Office for Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) in Cebu City is currently ramping up its evaluation of members to remove senior citizens who have passed away but are still listed as eligible for…

4Ps recipients, gov’t scholars not included in DSWD cash aid for students — Tulfo

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 08/20/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Social Welfare Secretary Erwin Tulfo on Saturday said that Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries and government scholars are not qualified for the agency’s cash aid, and those who received it should refund the…

DepEd to give teachers P5K cash aid on 1st day of classes

Beatrice Pinlac - @inquirerdotnet 08/19/2022

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Education (DepEd) will be giving public school teachers P5,000 each as financial assistance to help them prepare for the school year. The funds will be given to teachers on Monday, August…

Indigent students to get one-time cash aid from DSWD

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 08/18/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced Thursday that it would distribute one-time cash assistance to indigent Filipino students. According to DSWD, students can use the financial aid to cover the cost…

Cebu City to distribute senior citizens’ cash aid starting this Saturday

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/11/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government is set to start the distribution of senior citizens’ cash aid starting this Saturday, August 13, 2022. According to Dr. Ester Concha, head of the Cebu City Department of…

DSWD-7 released P595 M in livelihood assistance in 2 years

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 07/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has disbursed a total of P595 million under its Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG) in the region in the last two years. In…

Cebu City to distribute cash aid to fire victims in Punta, Quiot on Saturday

Morexette Marie B. Erram 07/15/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Cebu City government plans to start distributing financial assistance to the residents displaced by the recent fires in at least three barangays here. Dr. Ester Concha, head of the Department of Social…

DSWD7: 4Ps beneficiaries in CV receive additional P1K from TCT program

Futch Anthony Inso 07/03/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-7 has confirmed that the 257,108 beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) have already received an additional P1,000 from the Targeted Cash Transfer (TCT)…

Rama plans to ‘simplify’ requirements for seniors cash aid

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/02/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Senior citizens in Cebu City will soon be qualified to received cash aid from the city government irregardless of their registration status with the Commission on Elections (Comelec). Mayor Michal Rama said he…

Ermita and Punta Princesa fire victims to receive cash aid from the city government

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 06/20/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Victims of the separate massive fires that hit barangays Ermita and Punta Princesa in Cebu City this month will soon receive cash aid from the Cebu City Government. In a text message to…

Dismissal await persons behind Odette aid ‘anomalies’

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 06/18/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — “Heads will roll after this.” This was the warning of Lawyer Johnson Hontanosas, the city’s deputy resident ombudsman, who is investigating the possible involvement of some City Hall officials and offices in ‘anomalies’…

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