Cavite mayors and vice mayors donate salaries to aid COVID-19 efforts

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Some local government officials in Cavite are donating their salaries to help address the COVID-19 pandemic in their constituencies. 

These Cavite mayors and vice mayors are stepping up their efforts in battling the health crisis.

Mayor Dino Reyes-Chua from the municipality of Noveleta pledged to donate his whole salary for the year 2020 to fund the distribution of food packs for his constituents. 

“Ang sweldo ko po hanggang Disyembre ay ido-donate ko para punan po ‘yung mga bigas, de lata, pagkain. Para lahat po ng 15,000 families dito sa bayan ng Noveleta ay mabigyan po natin,” he said in a video posted on Facebook.

Weekly House to House Food Delivery!

Covid19 Quarantine 2020 “4-Weeks Lockdown” Week 1 – Free Hygiene Kits (from Mayor) Week 2 – Food Packs (from Barangay Fund) Week 3 – Food Packs (from Mayor/SB Calamity Fund)Week 4 – Food Packs (from Mayor’s One Year Salary) 👍🏻Binigay na din ni Mayor Dino Reyes Chua ang kanyang sweldo sa buong taon upang mapunan ang pambili ng Food Packs para sa mahigit 15,000 families sa buong Noveleta! Magsisimula na muli bukas ang Weekly House to House Delivery sa lahat ng Barangay! #SweldoChallenge #WeeklyDelivery #FoodPacks #House2House #GanitoSaNoveleta #AnongUlamNatin

Posted by Mayor Dino Reyes- Chua on Monday, 6 April 2020

Vice Mayor Denver Chua of Cavite City is also donating his salary from the month of January to April to aid the urban poor sector. 

“Gagawin ko po ang aking makakaya para matulungan ang ating mga kababayan. Ngayon po ay i-dodonate ko ang aking buong sahod simula January hanggang April para sa ating Urban poor Sector,” he said.

Gagawin ko po ang aking makakaya para matulungan ang ating mga kababayan. Ngayon po ay i-dodonate ko ang aking buong sahod simula January hanggang April para sa ating Urban poor Sector. Upang makuha po ang munti naming tulong para sa Urban Poor Sectori-message niyo lamang po dito sa aking Facebook Page ang inyongPicture ng Urban Poor IDPangalan AddressContact Numberat Inyong Asosasyon Higit kailanman ngayon ang panahon upang tayo ay magtulungan. Sama-sama po nating labanan ang pandemic na ito.#ChuaCares #FightCoViD19 #CaviteCity #VMdenver #UrbanPoorSectorDenver Reyes Chua Denver Chua

Posted by Vice Mayor Denver Chua on Monday, 6 April 2020

Mayor Jasmin Maligaya-Bautista from Magallanes, Cavite calls it a “challenge accepted”, and will be donating her two-month salary to the people of Magallanes. 

PRRD donated his one month salary to Covid-19 victims together with his some Cabinet members. 💕 Challenge Accepted….

Posted by Jasmin Maligaya-Bautista on Sunday, 5 April 2020

Vice Mayor Rading Viado also pledged to donate his one-month salary to the frontliners of Amadeo. 

Hindi man tayo nabibilang sa marangyang Munisipalidad na may malaking benepisyo, pero ang punto lider at halal din ako…

Posted by VM Rading Viado on Monday, 6 April 2020

Meanwhile, Kawit, Cavite Mayor Angelo Aguinaldo is donating his salary from “March up to the end of the pandemic” for the COVID-19 relief operations in his town.  

“Batid po natin ang pangangailangan ng bawat Kawitenyo. Kung kaya’t idagdag po natin ito sa mga pondo para sa ating relief operations upang mabigyan ng sapat na pagkain ang bawat pamilya na naninirahan dito sa Kawit,” he said.

Hindi man tayo nabibilang sa marangyang Munisipalidad na may malaking benepisyo, pero ang punto lider at halal din ako…

Posted by VM Rading Viado on Monday, 6 April 2020

President Duterte and a majority of his cabinet earlier announced that they have volunteered to donate their monthly salary to aid in the government’s efforts to fight the coronavirus crisis in the country. 

President Duterte earns close to P400,000 per month, based on the latest government salary hike passed by Congress. https://bit.ly/34hJZfM

Posted by Philippine Star on Sunday, 5 April 2020

Around 200 House members also pledged to donate their May salary for the funding of COVID-19 programs.

House members to raise P50 million from their salaries for the month of May to donate to government funding for COVID-19…

Posted by Philippine Star on Saturday, 4 April 2020

Elected officials of Manila City government are also donating their April salary to the Philippine General Hospital. 

Mayor Isko Moreno said the elected officials of the city government of Manila (mayor, vice mayor and all city…

Posted by Philippine Star on Saturday, 4 April 2020
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