The tandem of Mayor Francis Garcia and Vice Mayor Vianca Venzon-Gozon is seeking ways to help various sectors in the city in this time of COVID-19 crisis. Garcia and Venzon-Gozon sought the Department of Agriculture for program that will benefit Balanga farmers.
The City Agriculturre Office reported that 2,390 fertilizers bags were given to 603 local rice farmers on Tuesday morning. “The fertilizer distribution is part of the COVID-19 assistance to city farmers from the local government and Department Agriculture”, said the City Agriculture Office in a Facebook post. Garcia and Venzon-Gozon want to ensure the continued palay production to help in providing the rice need of local residents.
A week ago, the city government distributed cash aid of P2,000 each to tricycle drivers. Balanga is also implementing Kusina sa Barangay program and milk distribution to children. Members of Sangguniang Panlungsod support all the programs of the city government.