DSWD welcomes Congress’ pro-poor measures during COVID

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Published June 3, 2020, 11:35 AM

By Charissa Luci-Atienza

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) welcomed Congress’ move to push for measures that will provide continued social amelioration subsidy to low-income families and poorest of the poor under the new normal situation.

DSWD Secretary Rolando Bautista cited the lawmakers’ efforts to push for the extension of the government’s social amelioration programs to look after the welfare of the country’s poor households.

“Actually maraming legislators ang nanghihingi ng inputs, relatively dito sa ayuda, siguro social amelioration din or whatever term na gagamitin nila. Ang purpose nito ay para sa low-income at poorest of the poor,” he said at the “Laging Handa” network briefing on Wednesday. (Actually, there are many legislators who asked for our inputs, relative

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