The Provincial Government of Sorsogon upon the initiative of Governor Chiz Escudero restored normal lives to 136 rebel returnees providing their food and cash assistance while being integrated into their communities.
The approach is a confidence-building initiative that the administration of the governor as a healing partner to lessen dissatisfaction with the government’s ability to responds in a community crisis.
The efforts are coupled with employment, technical education training, livelihood opportunity, medical care, enrollment as a DOLE-TUPAD beneficiary aside from distributing staple food for the families affected.
Consolidating the program for Peace and Development aside from the ongoing infrastructure is caring for a person in a crisis situation where a halfway house was made available in Cogon, Juban staffed by social welfare personnel. This is a way to restore self-confidence and win back one personality.
The governor will continue to implement the program and create lateral arrangements with national government agencies to deliver social programs composite of the peaceful aspirations of Sorsoganons.