A total of 13,190 indigent senior citizens in Iloilo City have started receiving their social pension for the first and second quarters of the year.
Mayor Jose Espinosa III led the distribution of P3,000 each to beneficiaries.
The recipients include 2,369 senior citizens from Molo district on July 17 at East Baluarte Gym; 2,191 from City Proper on July 18 at Veterans Gym; 1,471 from Mandurriao at Oñate Gym and 983 from Lapuz at Bo. Obrero Gym, both on July 19; 2,274 from La Paz on July 20 at Bo. Obrero Gym; 1,943 from Jaro on July 24 at Jaro Gym; and 1,959 on July 25 at Arevalo Gym.