cash subsidyBUTUAN CITY – A total of 62,333 small scale farmers and fisherfolks in Caraga identified through the National Household Targeting System (NHTS) will receive the government’s cash assistance program through the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

The Rice Subsidy Program for Small Scale Farmers and Fisherfolks thru Cash for Work/Cash for Training aims to rehabilitate communities and make them more disaster and calamity-proof through participating in or undertaking training and community activities while at the same time giving added income to the labourers during the lean months due to the effects of the increasing prices of commodities and fuel brought about by calamities.


As of this report, DSWD Caraga has already released the subsidy to Prosperidada, Agusan del Sur; Carmen and Buenavista, Agusan del Norte; Mainit, Tubod, Claver, Bacuag, Placer and Burgos, Surigao del Norte; Carmen and Hinatuan in Surigao del Sur; San Jose, Province of Dinagat Islands; Butuan City and Bislig City. ### (Social Marketing Unit)

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