BONTOC, Mountain Province – Twenty-three beneficiaries received financial assistance from the Bontoc Local Government Unit (LGU) through the Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office (MSWDO) on August 12, 2022, at the Municipal Capitol Lobby.
24 beneficiaries received cheques amounting to ₱5,000.00 each as medical assistance while two beneficiaries who qualified for food assistance were given ₱4,500.00 each.
Meanwhile, seven individuals claimed cheques amounting to ₱25,000.00 each as burial assistance.
The funds were sourced from the ₱10-million fund from the national government under the Local Government Support Fund-Financial Assistance to Local Government Units (LGSF-FALGUs) downloaded to the Bontoc LGU to be utilized for social services and burial assistance to indigent individuals.
Mayor Jerome “Chagsen” Tudlong, Jr., who led the turn-over of cheques expressed his good wishes and prayers for the recovery of the recipients of the medical assistance.
Also present during the turnover were Sangguniang Bayan Members Benedict Odsey II, Dan Evert Sokoken, and Viola Okko.