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2 centenarians in Olongapo City get P100,000 cash gift from DSWD

12:40 PM March 23, 2023

2 centenarians in Olongapo City get P100,000 cash gift from DSWD

Centenarian Restituto Gaspar of Barangay West Bajac-Bajac in Olongapo City receives a P100,000 cash gift from the Department of Social Welfare and Development under the Centenarians Act of 2016. (Photo courtesy of Olongapo City Information Center)

OLONGAPO CITY — Two centenarian residents in this city received P100,000 each from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), officials said Wednesday, March 22.

The Olongapo City Information Center said Restituto Gaspar of Barangay West Bajac-Bajac and Hipolita Fernandez of Old Cabalan received the cash aid on Tuesday. Both turned 100 this month.

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Representatives from the City Social Welfare and Development Office and other local officials handed over the cash gift to the two centenarians.

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Gaspar and Fernandez also received an additional P10,000 each as cash aid from the local government.

Under Republic Act No. 10868, or the Centenarians Act of 2016, Filipino citizens who reach 100 years of age or older will receive a cash gift from the DSWD. INQ

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2 centenarians in Olongapo City get P100,000 cash gift from DSWD

Centenarian Hipolita Fernandez of Barangay Old Cabalan in Olongapo City receives a P100,000 cash gift from the Department of Social Welfare and Development under the Centenarians Act of 2016. (Photo courtesy of Olongapo City Information Center)

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