The City Government of Malaybalay through the City Social Welfare and Development Office (CSWDO) distributed the first quarter of 2022 Social Pension to 46 barangays, this City, on February 14-17, 2022.

Funded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), the total amount of P4,878,000.00 was distributed to 3,252 indigent senior citizens of Malaybalay City. Each elderly received P1,500.00.

The Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens is a government assistance program that helps augment their daily needs as cited in Republic Act 9994.

Qualified beneficiaries of the Social Pension Program for Indigent Senior Citizens are given Php 500.00 per month. The CSWDO facilitated the release held every quarter.

Report by: Divina Rizza S. Pacudan, CSWD-NAD