Capitol distributes P14-M financial aid to students

PAMPANGA. Governor Dennis Pineda and board members join Capitol scholars during the distribution of grants to 4,645 students from several towns and municipalities of Pampanga. (Jun Jaso/Pampanga PIO)

CITY OF SAN FERNANDO -- The Provincial Government of Pampanga distributed P13,935,000 educational assistance to some 4,645 students at the Bren Z. Guiao Convention Center here on Thursday, November 14.

The distribution was under the Educational Financial Assistance Program.

Governor Dennis Pineda personally distributed the assistance of the students with the help of board members and Vice Governor Lilia Pineda.

Governor Pineda reiterated the Provincial Government's commitment to providing financial assistance to Pampanga's youth while encouraging them to resist vices and other distractions to their studies.

The students, meanwhile, expressed their gratitude to the governor for his initiative to help support their educational needs.

Moreover, Board Member Olga Frances "Fritzie" Dizon, chairperson of the committee on education, said her committee will always strive to complement the commitments of the Provincial Government to students through the necessary enabling laws.

Also present in the event were Board Members Pol Balingit, Benjamin Jocson, Rosve Henson, Nelson Calara, Renato Mutuc, president of the Liga ng mga Barangay, and Minalin Mayor Edgardo Flores, Pampanga Mayor's League president.


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