PHOTO RELEASE: Financial aid to Elvie

Financial aid to Elvie: Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada has fulfilled his promise to provide financial assistance to Silvera “Elvie” Vergara, a kasambahay who accused her employers of severe battery and maltreatment. After appearing in the Senate Committee on Justice and Human Rights hearing on her case on August 22, 2023, Vergara met with Estrada, who is also the father of the Batas Kasambahay Act. In addition to the financial aid, Estrada has assured Vergara of legal assistance as she pursues the formal charges against her employers. (Office of Senator Jinggoy Ejercito Estrada/Gilby Meca)