BACOLOD CITY, Feb. 17 (PIA6) – The Department of Social Services and Development (DSSD) distributed P8 million worth of financial assistance to 1,090 beneficiaries here.
Mayor Evelio Leonardia led the distribution of the assistance to the beneficiaries of the various barangays in the city recently.
Of the said figure, P2.5 million was allotted for medical, burial and educational assistance, while P5.5 million was for livelihood assistance, a release from the City Information Office said.
Leonardia said the distribution of financial assistance was through the Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
He said that the BUB is a priority program of his administration, which is in line with one of his 3-point Development Agenda, to improve the delivery of basic services. (JCM/CBA/PIA6-Negros Occidental)