SAP Beneficiaries in Rizal Spend Overnight Just Second Tranche of Cash Aid

Social Amelioration Program (SAP) beneficiaries have to spend overnight in the queue line just to claim the second tranche of the financial aid.

Beneficiaries of Social Amelioration Program has spent overnight on Gate 2, Antipolo City in Rizal just to claim the second tranche of the cash aid.  Others start at 7 pm on Friday night when they start queuing on the remittance center.

SAP Beneficiaries
Image Source: ABS-CBN News

According to the report of ABS-CBN News, some in the queue just laid the cardboard on the sidewalk and slept there. Social distancing is no longer followed.

Those lined up here almost clung to each other for fear of being filled by other beneficiaries. According to those lined up, the remittance center only serves a limited number of people.

Every day only accommodates up to 90 beneficiaries. As a result, some SAP beneficiaries are going back and forth to the remittance center branch, like Maria Carmelita Nagat.

She said “Hindi lang siguro napag-isipan ng maigi dahil sa dami ng recipients. Mahirap, lahat naman ata kailangan paghirapan bago mo matanggap. Ok lang kahit tatlong araw nang pabalik balik,

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He went a third time just to get the financial aid of the government. According to another beneficiary, Roel Llesa, you have to prepare yourself when you take SAP because you will be awake in the queue.

“Ok naman medyo nakakapuyat lang, tapos medyo kailangan ihanda mo rin ang sarili mo kasi marami kang pagdadaanan, ito nga lang pila eh,” Llesa said.

Nagat and Llesa are both happy and grateful because they will finally receive the cash aid. They added that more people are now receiving SAP from the government.

Meanwhile, lots of honest beneficiaries of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) have returned the cash assistance they have received from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

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