Indigent senior citizens’ social pension budget doubled for 2024


The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) has released a substantial sum of P49.807 billion to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) chargeable against the FY 2024 General Appropriations Act (GAA) to cover the increased…

DSWD: 100 percent pension hike for indigent seniors by February

Zeus Legaspi 01/22/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Starting next month, indigent senior citizens who are beneficiaries of the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) Social Pension program will receive a P1,000 monthly stipend, DSWD Assistant Secretary Romel Lopez announced on Monday.…

Senior citizens estimated at 55K in Central Visayas still without social pension program

Futch Anthony Inso 10/12/2023

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines – Senior citizens estimated to be around 55,000 in Central Visayas are still waiting to be included in the social pension program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-7. These seniors are…

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