DTI Awards the BUB Checks in the 2 LGUs in Isabela.

The Local Government Unit (LGU) of  San Mateo and Echague recently received a Bottom-Up Budgeting (BuB) Funds worth Php. 2M each from the Department of Trade and Industry  in August 2015.

BuB Funds released will be used to finance their priority poverty reduction projects and also uplift the social and economic well -being of their target recipients.

On August 17, 2015, San Mateo Mayor Crispina Agcaoili and Vice Mayor Roberto Agcaoili received the check from DTI Isabela Provincial Director Ma. Salvacion Castillejos. The fund will be used to acquire agro-processing facilities to be used in their various livelihood projects. 

Meanwhile, Echague Mayor Melinda G. Kiat received the check worth php. 2M from PD Castillejos. The fund will be used for the construction of Echague’s Pasalubong Center project.

Echague Municipal Administrator, Atty. Manuel Ignacio, and MPDC Loreta Medina were also present during the awarding. 

For 2015, DTI Isabela has been allocated with Php. 32.1 M to establish 25 BuB projects.