Presidential Communications Operations Office



  PIA Bldg, Visayas Ave, Diliman, Quezon City, Philippines
  Friday, 13 December 2019 News Before 1 Feb 2012. Click for Latest
Web PIA  
 
home
 
about
 
fotos
 
info
 
links
 
ncrr01carr02r03calmimr05r06r07r08r09r10r11r12r13
 << December 2019 >> 
S M T W T F S
1 2 3 4 5 6 7
8 9 10 11 12 13 14
15 16 17 18 19 20 21
22 23 24 25 26 27 28
29 30 31
Special News Editions:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Ilocano.Waray.Hiligaynon
Pangasinan.Other
PIA Specials:
NEW! Cabinet Officials
Jobs.Slides.Specials.Ads. Events.ASEAN.Multimedia
Visitors since 15 Feb 2011:
PIA News Archive:
English.Tagalog.Cebuano
Waray.Hiligaynon.Ilocano
Pangasinan.All
PIA Archive News Reader

PIA Press Release
2009/02/27

Eldery in Sibulan to receive P500 'Katas ng Vat' cash gift

by Rachelle Nessia

By Rachelle M. Nessia

Dumaguete City (27 February) -- Lolos and lolas in Sibulan town have something good coming their way a P500 cash gift from the "Katas ng VAT, Tulong Para Kay Lolo at Lola Project" of Pres. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.

The Sangguniang Bayan of Sibulan in its recent session has given the green light for the implementation of the one-time cash benefit of P500 each for qualified senior citizens in the country.

The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Sibulan have started the validation of senior citizens in said town as beneficiaries of the Katas ng VAT program requires senior citizens aged 70 and above who are not receiving a pension.

The financial assistance from the Katas ng VAT program for the elderly is funded through revenues generated from the expanded value added tax or EVAT collection.

In support of the program, the Sibulan municipal government has taken the initiative of allocating P2,000 annually as medical financial assistance for its elderly residents.

Qualified to benefit from said assistance are the elderly who are 60 years old and above, poor and deserving and registered voters in Sibulan.

The amount of P2,000 which is seen as a pension plan and financial assistance will be distributed quarterly in the months of March, June, September and December. (PIA) [top]

|«  prev  next  »|
DAILY NEWS LIST:
»Philippines to host ARF-VDR on disaster relief
»Road project interlinks Carmen barangays
»RP resiliency plan will help attain positive growth - Recto
»DTI restricts sale of motorcycle helmets
»Davao Oriental state college extends livelihood skills training to lumads
»MRDP ties infra and livelihoods for impact results
»Hedcor to fight for water right till end
»Davao Sur to push for investment-friendly climate
»CSC bares results of CS exams
»Commentary: Acts of desperation
|«  prev  next  »|

Philippine Official Gazette | Office of the President | Presidential Communications Operations Office
For comments and feedback, please email PIA Newsdesk
Copyright © 2005 Philippine Information Agency
PIA Building, Visayas Avenue, Diliman, Quezon City 1101 Philippines