Low income families residing in the cities will receive the second wave of cash aid under the government’s social amelioration program (SAP) via ATMs, Malacañang said Wednesday.
President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday once again warned that local officials who steal cash assistance from the government’s social amelioration program (SAP) will be brought to prison.
The middle class should not be receiving financial assistance from the government during the COVID-19 pandemic because they still have paychecks, Senator Cynthia Villar said Tuesday (May 19).
The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on Monday said 23 barangay (village) officials are now facing criminal charges for alleged anomalies in the distribution of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) after the Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) filed charges against them before the Department of Justice.
National Bureau of Investigation Director Eric Distor said on Thursday (May 14) that charges have been filed against a Bulacan barangay chairman and four others for forcing persons to give portions of the funds received from the Social Amelioration Program (SAP).
President Rodrigo Duterte is offering P30,000 reward money to those who could give information on local government officials involved in irregular distribution of cash aid for poor families.
The Inter-Agency Task Force (IATF) for the Management of Emerging Infectious Diseases has recommended to include five million more low-income households in the government’s Social Amelioration Program.
An additional five million families will receive the first tranche of emergency subsidies under the national government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP), Malacañang said on Saturday.
Expect more pairs of shoes to be auctioned off from the personal collection of Cainta Mayor Kit Nieto. He has raised more than P845,000 to help constituents.
President Rodrigo Duterte approved the grant of cash aid under the social amelioration program to four million more Filipinos affected by the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak, his spokesman said.
The Department of the Interior and Local Government plans to extend the distribution of cash assistance under the government’s social amelioration program (SAP).
Lawmakers from the Makabayan bloc have scored anew President Rodrigo Duterte following his threat to declare Martial Law after communist insurgents New People’s Army killed two soldiers who were assisting in the distribution of cash assistance under the government’s social amelioration program.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has tweaked its existing guidelines for the Bayanihan Fund: Tulong Laban sa COVID-19 to avoid delays in the validation of the beneficiaries of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP).
MANILA – House Deputy Minority Leader Carlos Zarate has blasted President Rodrigo Duterte for using leftist groups as scapegoat over his alleged “slow and incompetent” response of his administration to the coronavirus pandemic.
A barangay captain from Batangas goes live on Facebook to tell House Speaker Alan Peter Cayetano to stop spreading misinformation about the government’s Social Amelioration Program. Abdul Aziz Natanauan stresses barangay captains are at the receiving end of people’s ire.
Social Welfare Secretary Rolando Bautista on Wednesday appealed for calm and advised critics to stop blaming government for its supposed failure to immediately act in containing the coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) pandemic in the country.
When Congress granted President Rodrigo Duterte emergency powers last month, it promised to give P5,000 and P8,000 to all 18 million indigent Filipino households to survive while forced to stay at home during the lockdown.
Funds are available for the social amelioration program for families affected by the COVID19-triggered lockdowns. The bigger challenge is how to distribute them.
Albay Rep. Edcel Lagman said a total of P300 billion infused by the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) recently to the national treasury can help sustain the government’s social amelioration program following Malacañang’s decision to further extend the enhanced community quarantine until the end of April.
Bayan Muna Party-list group has refuted President Rodrigo Duterte’s claim that there are not enough funds to sustain government’s response over the COVID-19 crisis especially its social amelioration program to the poor.