P4M aid to give indigent patients in Bantayan town free boat ride to mainland Cebu hospitals

Rosalie O. Abatayo 01/10/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Sick indigent patients in Bantayan town in northern Cebu, who would need to be transported by ambulance from the district hospital to a provincial hospital on mainland Cebu, would not have to worry…

Indigent students avail of scholarship program

USJ-R Intern 07/09/2018

ELIAKIM Cantunao of Toledo City, southern Cebu, works as a motorcycle driver to help his family after losing his father recently. Now on his second year of an education course at the University of Visayas (UV), Cantunao…

Cash aid given to 34K indigent families in Cebu

Jessa Mae O. Sotto 03/07/2018

ABOUT 34,724 indigent families in Cebu were given P2,400 as unconditional cash transfer (UCT) from the government to help them cope with the effects of the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (Train) Law. Regional Director Ma.…

Lapu-Lapu cops play Santa to indigent families

Norman V. Mendoza 12/12/2017

WHEN Saturnina Saure, 65, saw a group of policemen in full uniform enter her community in Sitio Kitchen, Barangay Pajo in Lapu-Lapu City yesterday morning, she immediately thought they were there to arrest someone. To her surprise,…

DSWD starts home delivery of social pension

PR 11/03/2016

Lola Julita Plarisan, Lolo Celestino Vaflor and Lolo Emiliano Masayon of Barangay Sto. Niño, Toledo City were all happy when they received the social pension from the Department of Social Welfare and Development through door-to-door delivery. Social…

Cebu ordinance: Free medical care for kids of indigents

Melissa Q. Cabahug 06/23/2015

The Cebu Provincial Board (PB) approved on third and final reading an ordinance mandating provincial and district hospitals in the province to provide free medical care to children of indigent families from newborns to 6 years old.…

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