3 weeks Only 1.4 M senior citizens benefited from SAP –solon MB
Only 1.4 million senior citizens have benefited from the national government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP). Negros Oriental 1st District Rep. Jocelyn Sy Limkaichong This was disclosed by Negros Oriental 1st District Rep. Jocelyn Sy Limkaichong, vice chairperson of the House Committee on Appropriations, during the House of Representatives’ plenary deliberations on the proposed P171.22 billion budget of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for 2021. “There are 1.404  million senior citizens who were able to avail themselves of the social amelioration,” she told the plenary. Bayan Muna partylist Rep. Carlos Isagani Zarate laments that the number of ... more