Senior citizens aging 90-99 years old in Camalig, Albay receive cash assistance as part of LGU-Camalig’s advocacy in improving the condition of said beneficiaries through augmenting their daily needs.
Led by Camalig Local Chief Executive, Hon. Carlos “Caloy” Irwin G. Baldo, Jr. and Vice Mayor, Hon. Maria Ahrdail “Ding” G. Baldo, together with Municipal Councilor, Hon. Purisima “Ching” G. Nocedo and the Municipal Social Welfare & Development Office (MSWDO), the house-to-house payout is set to accommodate a total of one hundred and eleven (111) senior citizens, rewarding cash aid amounting to Php5,000 for each beneficiary.
The recent intervention was likewise carried out pursuant to Municipal Ordinance no. 2022-24 which seeks to provide full support to the improvement of the total well being of the elderly and recognize their important role in nation building.
The payout is also in consonance with the local government’s objectives in promoting an inclusive approach in public service, ensuring that senior citizens will not be left behind in the delivery of basic services and timely assistance.
The payout has been running since September 20, 2022.
Article by: Mr. Tim L. Florece, PIO