CASH FOR WORK. Gaudiosa Mahasol signs for her pay cheque during the payout Tuesday at DSWD Regional Office. Mahasol is one of the 129 participants of Cash For Work under the Modified Shelter Assistance Program (MSAP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Each beneficiary received P2, 260.00 for a10 day-work of land preparation and construction of houses in Barangay Ilang, Davao City. These 129 families are informal settlers living along river banks but will soon enjoy living in brand new homes.

This initiative is a joint project of the City Social Services and Development Office (CSSDO), Barangay Ilang Local Government Unit (BLGU), DSWD, and Holcim Philippines which donated three hectares of land worth P54 million. MSAP is worth P 9,030,000.00 for 129 houses while Cash For Work budget is P 2,915,400.00. (DSWD)