A total of 3,255 scholars in Pampanga province each received on Thursday P2,500 under the Educational Financial Assistance Program (Efap) of the provincial government, officials said.
Pampanga Governor Dennis Pineda and Board Member Ananias Canlas Jr. of the third district led the distribution of the cash aid to 1,248 students from Arayat town and 2,007 students from Mexico town.
The distribution was made possible “through the support of the staff from the Governor’s Office, Provincial Library, and Provincial Treasurer’s Office,” according to officials.
Another P8 million in educational financial assistance was given to 2,832 grade 12 students in the fourth district of the province.
The beneficiaries were 1,458 students from Candaba, 907 students from San Luis and 467 students from San Simon.