PCSO in­creases as­sis­tance fund for Central Lu­zon

Sun.Star Pampanga - - TOPSTORIES! - BY IAN OCAM PO FLORA Sun.Star Staff Re­porter

CITY OF SAN FER­NANDO — The Philip­pine Char­ity Sweep­stakes Of­fice (PCSO ) has in­creased the al­lo­ca­tion of the In­di­vid­ual Med­i­cal As­sis­tance Pro­gram (IMAP) for its branches in Pam­panga, Tar­lac, Zam­bales and Bu­la­can.

This was an­nounced by PCSO Chair­per­son Jose Jorge E. Cor­puz dur­ing the dis­tri­bu­tion of new am­bu­lance units for Pam­panga.

Cor­puz said the move is aimed at im­prov­ing the as­si­tance for the var­i­ous IMAP of the said ar­eas. Pam­panga’s al­lo­ca­tion has been in­creased from P300, 000 daily al­lo­ca­tion to P800,000.

The PCSO had also in­creased its al­lo­ca­tion for its Zam­bales branch from P100,000 daily to P200, 000. Bu­la­can also had a big in­crease of P600, 000 from its pre­vi­ous P250,000 daily al­lo­ca­tion. Tar­lac’s al­lo­ca­tion was also in­creased from P150,000 daily al­lo­ca­tion to P450,000.

Cor­puz said that the in­crease would en­able the branches to help more peo­ple avail­ing of the IMAP.

He added that more daily al­lo­ca­tion would mean more peo­ple get­ting needed fi­nan­cial as­si­tance from PCSO.

He added that the PCSO hopes for bet­ter de­liv­ery of ser­vices with the in­crease in al­lo­ca­tion.

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