Social Security System (SSS) President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. (main photo, right) listen to Gawad Kalinga (GK) Chairman and Founder Antonio “Tony” Meloto (main photo, 2nd from left) explain the operations of the GK Enchanted Farm in Angat, Bulacan during a visit by the SSS contingent on March 25. The SSS is reaching out to promote the social protection and welfare of farmers in the GK Enchanted Farm. Apart from local farmers, GK-affiliated entrepreneurs and workers engaged in agriculture and home-based businesses are also coverable by SSS. The agency, through the SSS Sta. Maria Branch in Bulacan, is scheduled to provide information seminars, on-site registration and ID data capture services, and assistance in filing for benefits and joining the AlkanSSSya microsavings program. Joining the farm visit from SSS were (main photo, from right) Member Relations Department (MRD) Head Eugenia dela Cruz, Sta. Maria Branch Head Marites Dalope, MRD Assistant Communications Analyst Jhomer Gonzales and Sta. Maria Branch Junior Analyst Ronald de Guzman. Inset shows de Quiros (center), along with SSS Officer-in-Charge of Cooperatives and Informal Sector Department Honorato Carranza, Jr. (right) and SSS Special Assistant to the PCEO Ma. Lourdes Mendoza (2nd from right), listen to a discussion on soil fertility.