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500 Pangasinenses get DSWD financial aid

Philippine News AgencySeptember 8, 2022

PAYOUT. Some 500 residents of Binalonan town, Pangasinan receive financial assistance from DSWD on Thursday (Sept. 8, 2022). Each of the beneficiaries got PHP3,000. (Photo by Hilda Austria)

BINALONAN, Pangasinan – Some 500 residents of this town have received PHP3,000 worth of financial assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

In his message during the awarding of the aid on Thursday, Mayor Ramon Ronald Guico IV said the beneficiaries were indigent from the 24 barangays here who were chosen by their respective barangay officials.

Guico said the project is under the assistance to individuals in crisis situation (AICS) program of the DSWD.

AICS serves as a social safety net or stop-gap measure to support the recovery of individuals and families suffering from unexpected life events or crises, the DSWD said.

Maximina Fernandez, one of the beneficiaries, said she would use the amount for the needs of her three kids who are studying.

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