PCSO not about gambling but charity, says Garma

first_img“Umaabotna po ng P800,000 per day ang financial assistance nadine-dispose ng PCSO sa mga nangangailangan ng medical(assistance), kasama na po dito ‘yung fordialysis and chemotherapy,” said Garma. The amount would go to CHED’s Higher Education Development Fund. During her visit here, Garma also turned over to the Commission on HigherEducation (CHED) Region 6 checks totalling P58.1 million as mandatorycontribution to the government agency tasked to promote relevant andquality higher education and ensure access to quality higher education. With a bet ofP10 or P24, one does not only get a shot at becoming a millionaire, he alsodoes charity work through the programs and services of PCSO, she said. “Gagamitin po nila ito sa health programs ng CHED and other programs that wouldimprove the education quality of higher education institutions,” said Garma./PN “We were able to account all theunclaimed prizes. Pag-oneyear unclaimed ang prizes,charity na ‘yan,” said Garma. From P400,000 daily, the medicalassistance fund of PCSO in its Iloilo branch has doubled, according to Garmawho visited the branch late last year. “This will widen the number of PCSObeneficiaries,” said Garma.center_img The reasons for increase were theunclaimed prizes of various PCSO games. These were being reverted to theagency’s charity fund. ILOILO City – The PhilippineCharity Sweepstakes Office (PCSO) is not about gambling; it is more on charity,stressed General Manager Royina Garma. PCSO general manager Royina Garma “As wecontinuously work with compassion and dedication in improving the lives of ourcountrymen, we encourage you to give to PCSO, by supporting and patronizing ourproducts,” Garma stressed. She urged the public to continuepatronizing PCSO products so that more funds could be allotted to its medicalassistance program. Aside from Iloilo province, Garmasaid, PCSO also increased its medical assistance fund in other provinces andcities, with some enjoying almost a hundred percent increase.last_img