DAVAO DEL NORTE: Evangelista admin gets P20-M grant from DSWD’s KALAHI-CIDSS NCDDP program

SANTO TOMAS, Davao del Norte —The municipal government of Santo Tomas under the administration of Mayor Ernesto Evangelista is a recipient of a P20 million grant from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) under the agency’s Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services or Kalahi-CIDSS program. 

“Tungod sa atong pagpaningkamot na makahatag pa kita og serbisyo sa 19 barangays, dako atong kalipay na na-approve ang atong request na mahatagan kita og P20 million grant gikan sa DSWD. Kini na kwarta dako na kini na tabang sa atong mga barangay para mahatag nato ang mga proyekto na haum sa ilang panginahanglan labi na padayon kita nagsagubang aning pandemya,” Mayor Ernesto Evangelista said on Thursday.

Evangelista said the P20 million grant would be used to help improve the response initiatives against coronavirus disease 2019 (Covid-19) in the town’s 19 barangays.

He added that since KALAHI-CIDSS is a “community-driven” program, the decision as to what proposed initiatives will be funded will be decided by the community headed to ensure that the project or program would address the needed concerns of the said barangay. READ MORE

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