DSWD releases Katas ng VAT to elderlies
by Vency D. Bulayungan
Lagawe, Ifugao (21 February) -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) here will release the second and third tranches of the "Katas ng VAT Tulong para kay Lolo at Lola in the months of February and March this year.
Edna Duhan of the DSWD said that a total of 770 senior citizens who are identified as poor from the 11 municipalities will receive P500.00 each for a total of P385,000.00. They are expecting to receive the balance of P800,000.00 or 45% by next month
The municipalities are scheduled to receive P35,000. each on the following dates: Asipulo and Hingyon on February 19; Aguinaldo- February 21; Al Lista and Hungduan - February 20; Banaue, Mayoyao and Kiangan - February 18; Lagawe and Lamut-February 17 and Tinoc on March 18.
This program of the national government aims to provide financial assistance to 70 years old and above who has no pension from SSS (Social Security System), Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) and the like. (PIA-Ifugao) [top]