The Local Government Unit - Special Program for Employment of Students beneficiaries were given the 60% part salary from the LGU where they work this summer. The program under RA 7323 in 1992 and was amended and strengthened under RA 95471 in 2009 was designed to increase occupation chances for young people in the long term where in students were taught to gain skills and work place experience during summer vacation to help in their studies. This is a way of empowering the youth through SPES. Present in the distribution of salary is the Hon. City Mayor Nestor L. Alvarez, Ph.D., Councilor Allan S. Pingol, Councilor Edmond J. Balmeo, DMD, Ms. Mary Joyce D. Tambalque, PESO Manager and the SPES beneficiaries.