Bagonhon Centenarians Get Cash Gift

Three centenarians from Bago City availed of the centenarian gift of P100, 000 and a letter of felicitation from the President.

The beneficiary-centenarians of Bago City who were recently given the cash gift of P100, 000 together with Bago City and DSWD Region VI officials.*

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Regional Office VI came over to Bago City last Tuesday to hand over the cash gift to Dolores Cornelio, 102 years old from Barangay Tabunan, Remedios Famoso, 103 years old from Barangay Sampinit, and Melinde Lobrido, 101 years old, also from Sampinit.

Present during the turn-over at Bago City Hall were Executive Assistant Bernadette Somcio, City Social Welfare Development Officer Ma. Elena Millevo, and her staff who helped identify and validate the beneficiary-centenarians in the locality where they live in partnership with the Office of the Senior Citizens Affairs.

The grant of the centenarian gift and a letter of felicitation from the President are pursuant to Section 2, paragraphs B and A of Republic Act No. 10868, otherwise known as the Centenarians Act of 2016.*


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