/ 30 November 2021

THE CITY government of Manila will allot around P699 million for education from its P22.2 billion 2022 budget.

The Manila Public Information Office said that Mayor Francisco ‘Isko Moreno’ Domagoso signed the city’s budget on Monday.

It said that 53.86 percent of the budget was allotted for social services, which are broken down to healthcare, social amelioration programs, food packs, and education.

“Nilakihan natin ‘yung portion para makaramdam ang taumbayan sa Lungsod ng Maynila na may gobyerno sa Maynila, na may masasandalan silang gobyerno sa Maynila,” Domagoso said as posted on the MPIO’s Facebook page.

The city’s budget has increased from P17.8 billion in 2020, and P20 billion in 2021.

It distributed scholarship grants to students of the Universidad de Manila and Pamantasan ng Lungsod ng Maynila amounting to P33 million and P20.5 million respectively.