Under the MALASAKIT Program of Senator Bong Go and DSWD, a leading institution in social protection that continuously implements anti-poverty programs spearheaded the AICS distribution and monetary assistance to the fire victims of Cagayan de Oro, Misamis Oriental, and Iligan City last February 5- 6, 2021.
Cagayan de Oro’s recipients of the aid tally 107 families, 63 of which are coming from Barangays Balulang and Camaman-an, 44 from the 4 Barangays (Nazareth, Kauswagan, Bulua, and Brgy. 22). The dispensation of goods and monetary aid was graced by the DTI Assistant Secretary Niño Contreras, Councilor Girlie Balaba, representatives from DOLE, DA, NHA, TESDA, and the Barangay officials of Balulang, Camaman-an, and Kauswagan.
Misamis Oriental beneficiaries include 4 families from Skipper, Purok 3, Municipality of Manticao. The handing out of aids was attended by the representatives coming from DA, DTI, TESDA, and local officials of Brgy. Poblacion and the LGU of Manticao.
Lastly, grantees of Iligan comprises 24 households, and the giving out of relief goods happened at Tibanga Gymnasium. This was attended by the officials from DTI, DA, DOLE, NHA, TESDA, Office of the Assistant Secretary, Junior Chamber International Philippines, and Tibanga Barangay Council.