The Provincial Government of Albay (PGA) through the Albay Provincial Agricultural Office (APAO) and the Municipal Agriculture Office (MAO) spearheaded the payout of cash assistance to farmers and irrigators in Camalig, Albay.
Derived from the objectives under the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) program by the Department of Labor & Employment (DOLE), this intervention seeks to better the lives of displaced workers by augmenting their daily subsistence especially amid the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.
A total of one hundred (100) farmers and irrigators from Brgy. Bariw, Libod, Sua, Ligban, Quinuartilan, and Ilawod have availed the cash aid – each beneficiary received Php5,000.00.
Since the outbreak of COVID-19, LGU-Camalig has been coordinating with various partner agencies with the end view of fostering committed partnerships in enhancing the municipality’s pandemic recovery capabilities.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO