Swerte! 38 Central Visayas centenarians receive P100K cash gift


A total of 38 centenarians from Central Visayas recently received a one-time cash grant of P100,000 from the Department of Social Welfare and Development.

Under Republic Act 10868 or the Centenarian Act of 2016, Filipinos, here and abroad, who have reached 100 years of age will receive a letter of felicitation from the President of the Philippines and a P100,000 cash gift.

The tax-free cash grant is given to all centenarians regardless of their living situation

Centenarians must present his or her birth certificate or senior citizen ID to avail of the incentives.