COTABATO CITY—Bangsamoro Government’s Ministry of Labor and Employment (MOLE) distributed rice assistance to the vulnerable and poor families in amidst of Coranavirus Disease (Covid-19).
On Tuesday, October 20, at Barangay Bagan, in Guindulungan, Maguindanao, a total of 250 families benefited from the assistance.
Each of the families, who are also members of United Farmers Association, received 8 kilos of rice.
MOLE executive assistant Datu Rudy Payag, representing Minister Romeo Sema, emphasized that this is part of Bangsamoro Government’s effort to support the vulnerable communities and families in BARMM region.
“Itong mga binigyan natin tulong ay napili natin kasi sila yung mas nangangailangan at apektado nitong pandemya.”
Barangay Kagawad Nasser Solaiman Kaliman expressed his gratitude to BARMM Chief Minister Ahod Balawag Ebrahim and Minister Sema for extending support to their communities.
“Nagpapasalamat kami sa tulong ng Bangsamoro Government dahil ito ang kauna-unahang na nagpaabot sila ng assistance samin at malaking tulong ito sa aming kumunidad,” he said.
One of the residents, Mrs. Tambok Sinalundong, 68 years old, a farmer, and a mother of 8, expressed her appreciation to the Bangsamoro Government for providing assistance.
“Nagpapasalamat po kami, dahil malaking tulong po ito sa amin lalo na’t apektado ang kabuhayan namin ngayong may pandemya,” she said.
A similar activity was also conducted to 50 households at Barangay Malengen in Libungan, North Cotabato. (Bureau of Public Information)