2 weeks New House leadership to address Tulong Dunong funding woes MB
The new House leadership under Speaker Lord Allan Velasco is looking to address the funding problem besetting the implementation of the Commission on Higher Education’s (CHEd) “Tulong Dunong” scholarship program. Thus, bared Appropriations Committee vice-chairman, Northern Samar 1st district Rep. Paul Daza Wednesday after a colleague asked him on the status of the program during the plenary consideration of CHEd’s proposed 2021 budget. “Last year, the approved budget of CHEd included the Tulong Dunong program. But unfortunately until now, 10 months na po, wala pa pong nai-release (It’s been 10 months, and yet no funds have been released),” Misamis ... more