Published November 15, 2019, 10:43 AM
By Jean Fernando
The P500 monthly financial aid being given to the city’s public school students will be doubled starting January next year as announced by Pasay City Mayor Emi Calixto-Rubiano in her State of the City Children’s Address (SOCCA) Thursday.
Rubiano said that former city mayor, and now Representative Tony Calixto, allocated a total of P320-million giving city’s public school students a P500 monthly allowance during his term.
She said that 30,000 students in elementary, 30,000 high school students, and 5,000 from college are enjoying the P500 monthly allowance which is already a big help to their studies.
The mayor, during her SOCCA, announced that starting January next year, the