7 days DSWD dead set in distributing P1-B assistance to 64,000 households MB
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is dead set on distributing the P1-billion worth of livelihood assistance grants (LAGs) to more than 64, 000 low-income households before the year ends as provided under the Bayanihan To Recover As One Act or the Bayanihan 2. This was according to Negros Oriental 1st District Rep. Jocelyn Sy Limkaichong, vice chairperson of the House Committee on Appropriations, who defended the DSWD’s proposed P171.22 billion budget for 2021 on Tuesday night. “There is a timeline here and this has to be disbursed before the year-end kasi nga cash budgeting tayo (because ... more