BUD­GET FOR MAN­DAUE CSWS SLASHED

Cebu Daily News - - NEWS - /CORRES PONDENT JES-

THE Man­daue City So­cial Wel­fare and Ser­vices (CSWS) will have to make some ad­just­ments in their pro­grams for next year af­ter their pro­posed bud­get for 2019 was slashed.

CSWS Head Jessie Perez said there might be pro­grams that will be sac­ri­ficed due to lack of fund­ing.

The cut was ef­fected af­ter ma­jor­ity of the Man­daue City Coun­cil adopted the com­mit­tee re­port to slash CSWS’ pro­posed bud­get dur­ing last Wed­nes­day’s reg­u­lar ses­sion.

From the pro­posed P35 mil­lion, the com­mit­tee on ap­pro­pri­a­tion, bud­get and fi­nance chaired by Coun­cilor Nenita Ceniza-Layese slashed it to P25 mil­lion.

More­over, the bud­get for the CSWS do­na­tion pro­gram was also re­duced from P45 mil­lion to P25 mil­lion.

Perez said they pro­posed to in­crease the bud­get as they are also ex­pand­ing their ser­vices such as grant­ing of fi­nan­cial as­sis­tance once in every three months in­stead of once a year.

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