BAGUIO CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office CAR led by Regional Director Leo L. Quintilla together with the City Social Welfare and Development Office facilitated the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) Payout held in three areas in the city. The cash assistance is extended through the DSWD’s AICS.
At the first payout site at Bakakeng Central Barangay Hall, the Field Office extended P 3,000 cash aid to 500 beneficiaries including solo parents, persons with disabilities, senior citizens and indigent families.
For the second payout site at the Baguio General Hospital and Medical Center, 500 target beneficiaries who are inpatients of the hospital will be provided PHP 3,000 cash assistance while at the third pay-out site at Baguio Central School, 1,415 beneficiaries will be provided educational assistance amounting to P 10,000.
The target beneficiaries include the family of the affected market vendors of the Baguio Public Market affected by the fire incident which occurred last March 11, 2023.
Joining the payout activity were: OIC-ARD for Operations Amelyn P. Cabrera, Senator Bong Go, Senator Robin Padilla, Baguio City Mayor Benjamin Magalong, Vice-Mayor Faustino Olowan, Cong. Mark Go represented by his wife Soledad Go.
The provision of cash assistance was made possible with the DSWD Field Office CAR Crisis Intervention Unit, City Social Welfare and Development Office and the Baguio City Police Office.