TUBOD, Lanao del Norte -The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), on Saturday, September 24, 2022, concluded their distribution of educational assistance in this province.
Over P5,480,000 worth of educational assistance was given to 299 elementary, 356 high school, 362 senior high school, and 859 college students, that was given every Saturday starting September 3, 2022.
Myrna Frias, a 20-year-old student of Colegio de Kapatagan, expressed her heartfelt thanks to the DSWD, saying, “Dako kaayo ni nga tabang sa amoa na mga studyante ug sa among pamilya pang gasto sa among mga panginahanglanon.”
The distribution activity was also facilitated by the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office headed by Annabelle Mendez.
The educational assistance is under the DSWD’s Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situations (AICS), which provides financial assistance to students in crisis to pay for their school fees and other educational needs. PIO-LDN