Camalig Vice-Mayor, Hon. Maria Ahrdail G. Baldo celebrated her birthday by honoring centenarian, Lola “Talen”, a resident of Brgy. Bariw, Camalig, Albay, who turned 100 years old today, April 27, 2021.
The Vice Mayor through Municipal Councilor, Hon. Rodolfo S. Llosala, Jr. handed a cash gift to Lola “Talen” in addition to the upcoming turn over of Php100,000.00 cheque from the Department of Social Welfare & Development Regional Office 5 (DSWD ROV).
Under Republic Act 10868, otherwise known as the “Centenarians Act of 2016”, the government mandates for the provision of Php100,000.00 to all Filipinos who reach the age of 100 years old, whether residing in the Philippines or abroad.
The visit was also participated by the Municipal Social Welfare & Development Office (MSWDO) – the leading coordinating local agency in the facilitation and implementation of social services initiated by the national government.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO