San Carlos City Mayor Renato Gustilo turned over checks, worth P200,000, to two fisherfolk organizations in the city Wednesday.
Aida Gando, president of the Buluangan Fisherfolk Vendors Association, and Elena Damandaman of the Caimito Marginal Fisherfolk Association, received the checks worth P100,000 each for the livelihood projects of their organizations, a press release from the city said.
Gando said they plan to use the assistance for their group’s rice retailing business. They also discussed with the Cooperatives Livelihood Development Office how to make the business more profitable and beneficial.
The turnover ceremony was attended by Edward Burgos, Raymund Gepitulan, Marlin Maglayon, Edith Dano, and Nelia Damandaman, the press release added.*