Friday, 14 August 2020
DSWD leads social amelioration for STARTeD

DSWD leads social amelioration for STARTeD

ALABEL, Sarangani (July 13, 2020) – Regional Director Cezario Joel Espejo (in red vest) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) leads the distribution of the social amelioration for Sarangani Transport Alliance for Reform and True Development (STARTeD) on July 12 at the provincial gymnasium. There were 611 beneficiaries in Sarangani. The first batch of beneficiaries was from Alabel and Glan towns with a total of 113 and 56 beneficiaries, respectively. The recipients were composed of drivers and transport groups who are affected by the Covid-19 pandemic. The distribution was conducted through a face-to-face system following the minimum health protocols. The remaining municipalities will receive their payouts through a digital payout system such as the money transfer “Pera Padala”. (Martin Fernando E. Bernad Jr./SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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