In its ongoing commitment to improving the socio-economic well-being of indigent and vulnerable families in the Bangsamoro region, the Ministry of Social Services and Development (MSSD) has officially commenced the distribution of rice subsidies to the beneficiaries of the Unlad Pamilyang Bangsamoro Program in Upi, Maguindanao del Norte earlier today May 23, 2023.
During the ceremonial payout, five (5) out-of-school youths (OSYs) from among the 124 household program beneficiaries in the municipality individually received PhP 3,600 as their monthly subsidies for the first quarter of this year, covering the months of January to March.
Fahad Budsdok, MSSD Maguindanao’s Provincial Monitoring and Evaluation Officer, stated, “𝙏𝙝𝙚 𝙧𝙚𝙢𝙖𝙞𝙣𝙞𝙣𝙜 𝙗𝙚𝙣𝙚𝙛𝙞𝙘𝙞𝙖𝙧𝙞𝙚𝙨 𝙞𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙚 𝙢𝙪𝙣𝙞𝙘𝙞𝙥𝙖𝙡𝙞𝙩𝙮 𝙖𝙧𝙚 𝙚𝙭𝙥𝙚𝙘𝙩𝙚𝙙 𝙩𝙤 𝙧𝙚𝙘𝙚𝙞𝙫𝙚 𝙩𝙝𝙚𝙞𝙧 𝙧𝙞𝙘𝙚 𝙨𝙪𝙗𝙨𝙞𝙙𝙞𝙚𝙨, 𝙝𝙤𝙥𝙚𝙛𝙪𝙡𝙡𝙮 𝙬𝙞𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙣 𝙩𝙝𝙞𝙨 𝙢𝙤𝙣𝙩𝙝.”
The Unlad Pamilyang Bangsamoro Program is a social protection program implemented under MSSD’s Family and Community Welfare Program. It serves as a comprehensive intervention for families belonging to the most vulnerable sectors. The program includes the provision of a monthly rice subsidy of 25 kilos, access to scaling-up funds, medical assistance or maintenance, and educational support for children.
MSSD’s field social workers closely monitor the household beneficiaries to ensure their basic daily needs are met and to assess any improvements in their living conditions.
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