Over 11, 000 Indigent Senior Citizen Beneficiaries Received Social Pension


Over 11, 000 indigent senior citizen beneficiaries in the municipalities of Carrascal, San Agustin, Cantilan, Lingig, Lanuza, Madrid, and San Miguel, Surigao Del Sur received social pension for the second semester of 2021 from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through its Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens Program (SPISC).

Here is the breakdown of the numbers of beneficiaries that have been served last week;

  • Carrascal, SDS – 1, 188
  • San Agustin, SDS – 1, 199
  • Cantilan, SDS – 1, 941
  • Lingig, SDS – 2, 138
  • Lanuza, SDS – 977
  • Madrid, SDS – 1, 513
  • San Miguel, SDS – 2, 156

Payouts will continue for the rest of the cities/municipalities in Caraga Region in the incoming days.

SPISC is a program for indigent senior citizens in the Philippines that gives them monthly stipend of five hundred pesos to augment their daily subsistence, especially in these trying times.

During the pay out, DSWD FO Caraga assured adherence to the safety and health protocols to lessen the exposure of the beneficiaries and staff to the virus.

(Source: DSWD Caraga Facebook page)

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