At least 150 individuals from the different municipalities of Benguet received cash assistance amounting to P1,460,000.00 at the Provincial Capitol on May 22, 2023. Governor Dr. Melchor Daguines Diclas, who led the distribution of the assistance, said the cash aid is under the Assistance for Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) program of the Provincial Government through the Office of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development (OPSWD) which serves as an augmentation support to marginalized and vulnerable individuals. The cash aid is provided to help in the medical expenses of the beneficiaries, some as burial assistance. The OPSWD is still finalizing the schedule for the next distribution.


Amianan Balita Ngayon