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Pampanga gov’t gives P6.9M cash gift to daycare workers

Dec 28, 2017 @ 10:08

Daycare workers (DCW) in Pampanga recently received financial assistance from the provincial government.

Gov. Lilia Pineda led the distribution of P6.9 million worth of subsidy to 658 DCWs held at the Bren Z. Guiao Convention Center.in the city of San Fernando.

Pineda, together with provincial board members Rosve Henson, Cherry Manalo and Fritzie David-Dizon, also distributed undergarments and food packs.

During the event, the board members lauded the efforts of daycare workers whom they considered as unsung heroes.

“Never end your commitment to the children of Pampanga. With your effort, dedication and commitment, we’ll develop future leaders in the province and the country,” they said.

The subsidy was given in recognition of the sacrifices made by barangay daycare workers in shaping the minds of young Kapampangans.

Pineda also believes that he subsidy will be a big help in alleviating the living condition of daycare workers.

According to Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer Elizabeth Baybayan, the DCWs received P10,500 each for their services from June to December of this year.

In 2011, the provincial board also approved P500 monthly subsidy for DCWs, and P1000 in 2012. In 2016, they started receiving a monthly allowance of P1,500 from the provincial government.

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