Poe presses DSWD to utilize P2.2B unspent feeding program fund

MANILA, Philippines — Senator Grace Poe on Tuesday pressed the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to ensure that the P2.2-billion unspent fund for the agency’s feeding program is utilized.

During the Senate plenary debates on the 2021 budget of the DSWD, senators learned that at least P2.2 billion or 60 percent of the budget allocated for Supplemental Feeding Program has yet to be spent.

“Since we don’t have the regular academic schedule, meaning, physical presence in schools, which is actually the venue where we are able to extend the supplemental feeding program to the children, I’d like to know more or less what hybrid situation the DSWD has come up wi…

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