Manila City Mayor Francisco "Isko Moreno" Domagoso on Wednesday, April 15, signed a budget allocating P13,680,000 for 9,120 beneficiaries.
This is in accordance with Ordinance 8565 series of 2019, where each qualified and registered Senior Citizen receives a P500 allowance each month from the City Government.
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"On Friday, please check. You will be given P1,500 for your three-month pension," the mayor said.
The mayor also sought the understanding of senior citizens who had not received their Paymaya cards but also assured that they would receive the full pension from January.
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"Those who do not have the card, please be patient. After quarantine is completed, the distribution of Paymaya cards will continue.
Don't worry, you will still receive your full pension," he promised 'yes.
The allowance is automatically entered into their respective Paymaya account and can be extended, used online or paid to establishments receiving Paymaya QR.
Manila City has recorded 368 COVID-19 cases as of writing.
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Source: Manila PIO