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Educational Cash Assistance

Requested from DSWD by Y. Colcol at 02:43 AM on Sep 25, 2022.
Purpose: Seek Assistance from AICS
Date of Coverage: 08/27/2022 - 09/25/2022
Tracking no: #DSWD-850912571263

Colcol 02:43 AM, Sep 25, 2022

I am just solo parent with kids that is all sent to school. Emmanuel - Grade 11, Rouie - Grade 8, Danica - Grade 7. I have been raising my kids all alone eversince their and I separate ways. Also I have with me my elderly parents, my father has Alzheimer's and my mother diabetic they both need maintenance of medication and shouldered by me also. We are now residing in a different barangay because we have lost our old house.
I even send email letters to the nearest DSWD offices, drop by in the Local DSWD, but no one care. 
I am hoping Mr. Tulfo could help me coz I am very much struggling.

September 27, 2022

Dear Yombretah Colcol,


Thank you for your request dated Sep 25, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

You asked for Educational Cash Assistance.

Response to your request

Unfortunately, we were able to determine that your request is a frontline service transaction and not a valid Freedom of Information (FOI) Request. Thus, we are constrained to deny your request.

However, for educational assistance under the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) program you may register online through this link.

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If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Secretary ERWIN T. TULFO at DSWD-Central Office, IBP Road Batasan Pambansa Complex, Constitution Hills, Quezon City. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

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Myrna Reyes
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