Antique seeks inclusion of residents in SAP part 2
“We still have no guidelines as to who could receive the SAP second tranche,” said Macapobre. This province allocated P429,936,000 for its 18 municipalities during the first tranche of the SAP.The cash assistance helped 71,656 beneficiaries who received P6,000 each.(With a report from PNA/PN Last week, DILG-Antique director Cherryl Tacda endorsed the request to DILG regional office after receiving it on June 2. SAN JOSE, Antique – Local authorities in this province want its residents economically displaced due to coronavirus disease 2019 crisis to be included in the second tranche of cash aid under the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP). Beneficiaries of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) in Sibalom, Antique wait to claim their financial assistance of P6,000 each during the first tranche of distribution last April. The provincial government hopes its residents will be included also in the second tranche of SAP. ANTIQUE PANTAWID SIBALOM VIA PNA For her part, DSWD regional director Ma. Evelyn Macapobre said during a virtual presser last week that they are waiting for the guidelines on the second tranche of SAP. “The power to approve the grant of SAP second tranche rests on the President of the Philippines and on the central offices of concerned agencies,” she said.The second tranche requested by the provincial government is intended especially for its residents who did not receive the first tranche of the cash assistance. The provincial government has sent a request letter to the central offices of the Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).