Mayor Nestor  L. Uy of Tarragona, Davao Oriental and Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officer Noraflor P. Lague hold the checks that will cover the implementation of the core shelter and supplementary feeding programs in the town. The checks amounting to 61,858,022.00 were turned over by DSWD Officials [from left] Cash Unit Head Gemma G. Gatmaitan, Protective Services Unit Head Rebecca A. Santamaria, Assistant Director Mila T. Segovia and Director Priscilla N. Razon. Also in photo is Tarragona Municipal Planning and Development Officer Vivencio Anislag.

With a budget of Php 60,690,000.00, some 867 shelter units will be constructed under the DSWD Modified Shelter Assistance Program. Shelter beneficiaries will be tapped to help in building their homes through the Cash For Work program with a funding of Php 19,594,200.00. On the other hand, 910 day care children will be provided with nutritious hot meals within 120 feeding days through the Supplementary Feeding program worth Php 1,168,022.00. (DSWD)