Dec 10, 2018

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1,502 scavengers get P1.5M cash, food packs

Vice-Governor Dennis “Delta” Pineda reiterates the importance of scavengers in the province during the ‘Aldo Ning Mangangalakal’ held at Bren Z. Guiao Convention Center. Photo by Jun Jaso

City of San Fernando – At least 1,502 scavengers received recently a total of P1.5M cash or P 1,000 each and food packs during the ‘Aldo Ning Mangangalakal’ held at Bren Z. Guiao Convention Center.

Dubbed as “Ayusan ing basura, ampo ing kapaligiran,” the ‘Aldo Ning Mangangalakal’ is part of the week-long activities prepared for the 447th Aldo Ning Kapampangan intended to acknowledge the hard work of every scavenger in the province.

Governor Lilia “Nanay” Pineda led the distribution together with Vice- Governor Dennis “Delta” Pineda, 3rd District Board Member Rosve Henson and Provincial Treasurer’s Office (PTO) staff.

The beneficiaries were composed of 95 scavengers from the 1st district while 581 hailed from the 2nd district, 337 came from the 3rd district and 489 from the 4th district.

In a brief speech, Vice-Governor Pineda reiterated the important role played by the scavengers in maintaining the cleanliness and orderliness throughout the province.

For her part, Governor Pineda encouraged the crowd to continue striving for their future adding that the provincial government will continue to support less fortunate kabalens through various assistance programs.

Meanwhile, the scavengers expressed their gratitude to the lady governor for her efforts in leading the province in a compassionate way.

Ma. Reina Len Luna