NOVELETA, Cavite -- A few days before Christmas the local government here distributed pensions to senior citizens of 16 villages.
Mayor Dino Reyes Chua and the Office of Senior Citizens Affairs (OSCA) distributed the pensions to the town’s 1,189 seniors.
The seniors received P1,500 each for a total of P1,783,500 for the 3rd quarters of 2018.
Noveleta seniors who wants to apply for pensions may contact the Senior Citizen Affairs Office.
All members of SSS, GSIS and any other pension agencies are not included. Seniors aged 70 and above are prioritized.
“Sa mga bed ridden po nating pensioners at disabled persons, dadalhin nalang po ng tanggapan ng OSCA sa mga bahay ng pensioners sa tulong po ng bawat village captains,” Mayor Reyes Chua said.
“Sana po ay makatulong ito sa mga kababayan namin dito sa Noveleta lalung-lalo na po sa mga indigents, at poorest of the poor,” the mayor added.