BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya—At least 148 families here received cash assistance from the provincial government to start up small enterprises in their communities.
The beneficiaries were given P10,000 each through the “Search for Idol Kong Pamilya” program of the provincial government, designed to uplift the living conditions of poor but ideal families in the province.
Gov. Carlos Padilla and his wife Ruth, the former governor, personally handed the checks to the beneficiaries at the Provincial Capitol in this town.
The beneficiaries came from the towns of Kayapa, Aritao, Sta. Fe, Solano, Kasibu, Bagabag, Alfonso Castaneda, Ambaguio, Quezon, Bayombong, Bambang, Villaverde, Diadi, Dupax del Norte and Dupax del Sur.