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Gov. Velasco says fishermen, farmers may avail loan assistance from DA

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Marinduque Governor Presbitero Velasco said that more than a thousand fisherfolk and farmers may avail loan assistance from the Department of Agriculture.

“Magandang balita mga kababayan, nagbubunga na po ang ating mga inapagpaguran katuwang ang iba’t ibang ahensya ng pamahalaan,” said the governor.

“Higit 1,000 Fisherfolks, Rice & Corn Farmers at Vegetable growers ang makakatanggap ng P25,000.00 SURE aid mula sa DA-ACPC,” he added.

Velasco said that the distribution of Expanded Survival and Recovery Assistance Program- Loan assistance of the Department of Agriculture (DA) to more than 400 fishermen began today.

“Ang loan assistance na ito ay nagkakahalaga ng P25,000.00 na may 0% interest at babayaran sa loob ng sampung (10) taon,” said Velasco.

Velasco sent SP Adeline Lyn Angeles as his representatives.

“Nagpapasalamat po tayo sa mga kinatawan ng DA at Agricultural Credit Policy Council (ACPC) sa paglalaan ng pondo at pagkakaroon ng programang pagpapautang na tiyak na makakatulong sa ating mga kababayang magsasaka at mangingisda,” said Velasco.

“Naging katuwang din po natin ang mga kawani mula sa LANDBANK Quezon sa pag-release ng loan assistance” he added.