The tandem of Balanga City Mayor Francis Garcia and Vice Mayor Vianca Venzon-Gozon is continuously working to assist farming and fishery sector in this time of pandemic.
Through the leadership tandem of Garcia and Venzon-Gozon, another 32 farmers availed a loan of P25,000 each, this week for palay production and fishery payable in ten years with no interest and no collateral.
City Agriculture Department said the program is under Sure Aid COVID Program, ALPAS COVID 19 Ahon Lahat Pagkaing Sapat of the Department of Agriculture in cooperation with GR Bank.
Fifty-one city farmers had already benefitted in the program last month.
Earlier, 2,390 fertilizers bags were given to 603 local rice farmers.” The city government also distributed cash aid of P2,000 each to tricycle drivers.
Members of Sangguniang Panlungsod support all the programs of the city government.