First sem Social Pension distribution nears completion

The distribution this semester of the cash grants for the social pensioners in Central Visayas nears completion at 95.76% as of yesterday, June 11. This is equivalent to 265,055 beneficiaries that are indigent senior citizens who received their social pension which sums up to Php 813,837,000.00. Regional Director Rebecca Geamala said that those remaining 11,233 continue reading : First sem Social Pension distribution nears completion

Sickly and fragile social pensioners not required to attend payout

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reiterates that beneficiaries of the Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens who are sickly, frail, fragile, with disability are not required to personally claim their stipend during payout to avoid untoward incidents that may be detrimental to their well-being. According to the DSWD Omnibus Guidelines in the Implementation of continue reading : Sickly and fragile social pensioners not required to attend payout