Over 98,000 Las Pinas City residents receive financial aid – Aguilar

Published April 22, 2021, 8:31 PM

by Jean Fernando

Las Pinas City Mayor Imelda Aguilar announced Thursday that a total of 98,468 beneficiaries have already received the P1,000 up to P4,000 financial aid from the national government.

Aguilar said the city government recorded a total of 124,435 beneficiaries listed and approved by the Department of Social Welfare and Development-National Capital Region (DSWD-NCR). Most of them were affected by the implementation of the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ).

The mayor said the city government received a total of P501 million from the national government intended for the beneficiaries of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) and Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).

The city government has already handed out about 65.62% of the P501-million allocation to the beneficiaries in 20 distribution points, according to Aguilar.

She said they still have a total of P172,224,000 that will be distributed to the remaining qualified beneficiaries.