The Municipal Government of Dinalupihan gave out on Tuesday financial assistance to 1, 608 students under the Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Special Program for Employment of Students (SPES).
Mayor Gila Garcia, elected congresswoman of Bataan Third District, with newly-elected Dinalupihan Mayor Herman “Tong” Santos, municipal councilors and Eloisa Mercado and Mary Ann Rivera of DOLE were present during the check distribution. Each student received a check amounting to P3,780.40.
Garcia said the students were part of second batch of beneficiaries under the SPES program. The first batch received their financial aid on April 11, 2022.
The LGU share of 60% or P5,670.60 was given on December 19, 2021.