Capitol releases P4.3 million for Cauayan nutrition program


Negros Occidental Provincial Administrator, Atty. Rayfrando Diaz, led the ceremonial distribution Jan. 3 of financial assistance worth P4,334,400 to the barangays of the municipality of Cauayan, for the implementation of a community-based nutrition program.

The recipient barangays were Tuyom, Lumbia, Sura, Tambad, Mambugsay, Caliling, Linaon, Talacdan, Camindangan, Inayawan, Poblacion, Tiling, Man-uling, Camalanda-an, Abaca, and Molobolo.

The program aims to provide the development stage nutritional requirements of Negrense children to avoid the negative and irreversible effects of malnutrition, the Capitol said in a press release.

The distribution of financial assistance to the barangays of the municipality of Cauayan was held at the Capitol Social in Bacolod City, this morning, Jan. 3. | Capitol PIO photo

Diaz said that the administration of Governor Eugenio Jose Lacson and Vice Gov. Jeffrey Ferrer looks forward to more healthy communities in the whole province through an improved nutrition program.

He said that, last year, the province’s nutrition program started in the towns of Don Salvador Benedicto and Calatrava, and the Provincial Health Office, Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office, and the Department of Social Welfare and Development led the implementation of the program. ||