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Pampanga gov’t aids 59 indigenous scholars, 39 former rebels

Nov 18, 2016 @ 8:29
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The Pampanga provincial government has extended financial assistance to 59 indigenous scholars and 39 rebel returnees early this week.

Pampanga Vice Governor Dennis Pineda said the indigenous scholars are from the towns of Floridablanca and Porac, and Mabalacat City.

The politiko said 10 of the indigenous scholars received P10,000 each as financial aid for their board and lodging expenses while the remaining recipients received P5,000 as educational assistance.

While P390,000 were given to the 39 former rebels living in Sta. Ana town or P10,000 per individual.

Pineda said rebel returnees could use the cash grants to start a small business with their families to augment their livelihood especially that they are now leading a new life.

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