Solo parents in Mandaue now 2,500 — City Social Welfare office

Mary Rose Sagarino 07/26/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The City Social Welfare and Services (CSWS) has recorded more solo parents in Mandaue City this year. The number of registered solo parents in Mandaue has increased to over 2,500. This is way…

Solo parents get P1,000 monthly, more perks under new law

Nestor Corrales 06/29/2022

MANILA, Philippines — Low-income solo parents will now receive a P1,000 monthly cash subsidy under a new law that will provide more benefits to solo parents in the country. Republic Act No. 11861, or the Expanded Solo…

Women’s group pushes for solo parent benefits, discounts in Cebu City

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A women’s group is pushing for the passage of the ordinance in Cebu City that would give discounts and benefits to qualified solo parents. Emalyn Aliviano, the spokesperson of the Kilusan para sa…

Council revisits aid for solo parents

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 09/11/2016

There are around 5 thousand “solo parents” in Cebu City living below the poverty level, according to city hall estimates; and if a 2014 local ordinance is to be implemented, they should be getting their yearly financial…

Council flags solo parents, ID system budget

Doris C. Bongcac 11/25/2014

The Cebu City Council yesterday questioned two items, worth P70 million in the proposed 2015 budget of the Department of Social Welfare. Councilor Sisinio Andales said the P40-million allocation for the solo parents assistance should not be…

Rama allocates P40M to fund aid program

Doris C. Bongcac 10/23/2014

Cebu City Mayor Michael Rama has a change of heart and included a P40 million allocation for solo parents in his 2015 budget proposal even after he vetoed an ordinance that would grant them cash assistance. Rama…

Can Cebu city pay all solo parents?

Doris C. Bongcac 07/20/2014

Senior citzens, barangay workers or solo parents? The  Cebu city government has to first meet its obligation to  release the full annual assistance for  senior citizens and barangay workers before making a new commitment to release P5,…

Council passes ordinance on cash aid to solo parents

Jose Santino S. Bunachita 05/07/2014

The Cebu City Council passed the ordinance extending P5,000 cash assistance to solo parents in Cebu City. Under the ordinance, solo parents who don’t receive assistance from their partners and whose annual income doesn’t exceed P60,000 can…

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