Duterte approves cash aid funds for 80% of NCR’s population – Go

President Rodrigo Duterte approved on Monday night the budget needed for the cash aid or “ayuda” allotted for 80% of the population of the National Capital Region during the implementation of enhanced community quarantine on August 6, Senator Christopher “Bong” Go said.

The cash aid will be P1,000 per individual or a maximum of P4,000 per household under the low-income group.

“Nagpapasalamat ako kay Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte sa pagtugon sa ating apela na magbigay ng ayuda sa mga pinakamahihirap na maaapektuhan ng sa NCR simula Agosto 6 hanggang 20,” Go, Duterte’s longtime aide, said in a post on Facebook.

(I am grateful to President Rodrigo Duterte for hearing our appeal to give financial to the poor who will be affected by the in NCR from August 6 to 20.)

“Ngayong gabi ay inaprubahan na po niya ang pondo para sa financial na ipapamahagi na nagkakahalaga ng isang libong piso kada kwalipikadong indibidwal sa NCR, na may maximum na apat na libong piso kada household,” he added.