10 months DSWD continues to purge indigent senior citizens list of ineligibles MB
By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to cleanse its list of beneficiaries of the social pension for indigent senior citizens to ensure that only those eligible will receive the ₱500 monthly subsidy. Department of Social Welfare and Development (MANILA BULLETIN) The cleansing of the list, through validation of eligible beneficiaries, ensued after complaints on the inclusion of unqualified beneficiaries were received via the 8888 hotline. Likewise, the Commission on Audit (COA), in its recent audit findings on the program has called the attention of the Department on the same issue. DSWD uses the ... more