The family of every senior citizens who passed away would receive P2,000 cash assistance from the Local Government Unit starting January of this year.
Mayor Reynaldo Ozamiz Parojinog Sr., has implemented this mortuary assistance program for the senior citizens based on the financial assistance program designed by Vice-Mayor Nova Princess Parojinog-Echavez .
As of March 31, 2014 there were 67 elderly died and all of them were given the P2,000 assistance thru their families.
This program is part of the innovations for a more effective Local Governance. (French Kate Hammermuller)