Reelectionist Senator Pia Cayetano visits the Province of Lanao del Norte for the 8th Provincial Barangay Congress held at the Gymnasium of Mindanao Civic Center Sports Complex, Sagadan, Municipality of Tubod on April 29, 2019.

Senator Pia Cayetano shared inspirational message to the delegates from the 462 Barangays of the 22 Municipalities including the Sangguniang Kabataan chairpersons.

Governor Imelda ‘Angging’ Quibranza-Dimaporo, 1st District Representative, Congressman Mohamad Khalid Quibranza Dimaporo and 2nd District Representative, Congressman Abdullah ‘Bobby’ Dimakuta Dimaporo warmly receives Senator Pia Cayetano as applause and cheers welcomes the good Senator the moment she entered the venue.

According to the Senator, she is proud to see that in Lanao del Norte the women empowerment is very much alive as shown and represented by Governor Angging and Vice Governor Cristy by holding the two highest government position in the province.

Republic Act 10687 or the Unified Financial Assistance System for Tertiary Education Act (UniFAST) was authored by Senator Pia Cayetano. The law would reconciles, improves, strengthens, expands, and puts under one body all government-funded modalities of Student Financial Assistance Programs (StuFAPs) for tertiary education – and special purpose education assistance – in both public and private institutions. These modalities include scholarships, grants-in-aid, student loans and other specialized forms of StuFAPs formulated by the UniFAST Board.

RA 10687 helps students who are government scholars in sustaining their education by granting loans and other forms to financially cover their day to day expenses.

Other laws that Senator Pia Cayetano authored and co-authored: RA 9711 Food and Drugs Administration Act, RA 9502 Universally Accessible Cheaper and Quality Medicines Act, RA 10354 Reproductive Health Law, RA 10028 Expanded Breastfeeding Promotion Act, RA 10165 Foster Care Act, to name a few.

Senator Pia Cayetano considers the Dimaporo as one of the very few and trusted friends, and expressed that she will always be grateful to the Dimaporo in helping her achieve where she is today and will support all the programs of the TEAM QUIBRANZA DIMAPORO in promoting the common good for the people of the Province of Lanao del Norte. PIO-LDN