Some 2, 335 indigent senior citizens in Dumaguete City received their quarterly social pensions at P 1, 500 each. City Councilors Karissa Tolentino-Maxino, Alan Gel Cordova and Michael Bandal also took note of the concerns of the seniors during the two-day distribution at the Daro covered court.

Eligible to receive the aid are senior citizen who have no other pensions, no regular income and with no support from their families. Nevertheless, more recipients will be accepted next year.