The poor in Quezon province have been tapped to plant trees as part of the “cash-for-work” program.
The program gives financial help to the poor in exchange for joining the province’s tree planting program.
Quezon provincial social welfare and development office head Sonia Leyson said P3.1 million had been allotted by her office for the cash-for-work projects in the province’s second district and the towns of Agdangan and Mauban. ...
The participants are also asked to join disaster preparedness, mitigation, rehabilitation or risk reduction activities in their communities, she added.