The Department of Social Welfare and Development and the 71st Infantry (Kaibigan) Battalion, 7th Infantry (Kaugnay) Division, Philippine Army awarded the DSWD’s Conflict Vulnerable Areas Assistance woth 300,000 pesos to the Itneg iti Bandril SLPA, Naalibtak Lapting SLPA and Partak Taleb SLPA peoples organization of Nagbukel, Ilocos Sur.

These organizations were identified by the 71IB and recommended as recipients of the DSWD’s CVA assistance for their livelihood projects that has enabled the organizations avail the seed capital.

DSWD Undersecretary for Inclusive and Sustainable Peace, Allan Tanjusay led the turnover ceremony together with Governor Jerry Singson, LTC Michael Bautista, Commanding Officer, 71st Infantry (Kaibigan) Battalion, PA, and Nagbukel Vice Mayor Randolf John Cabrera.