Social Pension for Senior Citizen
The Social Pension for qualified senior citizens is Php 500.00 per month or an equivalent of Php 1,500.00 every quarter of the year was distributed by the City Social Welfare and Development Office. An additional beneficiary for 2014 called Bottoms-up Budgeting Pensioner with a total number of 196 from January to December 2014 receives a total amount of Php 6,000.00 last Wednesday, April 22, 2015. As of this day, there are an equivalent number of 579 senior citizens from 77 years old and above who are receiving their pension. This number was produced by the National Household Targeting System. Beginning 2015, the age for the qualified senior citizens for the BUB was lowered to 65 years old. This will be called NHTS-LISTAHANAN.