The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) has launched the “Uwian Na” portal that aims to help Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) who wish to return to their respective hometowns under the “Balik-Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa” program of the government. According to OWWA Administrator Hans Leo Cacdac, OFWs who have tested negative for the Corona Virus Disease 2019… (0 comment)

PH gov’t honors fallen heroes of Marawi siege
As the country commemorates the third anniversary of the Marawi siege, Malacañang on May 23, 2o2o, honored the government troops who offered their lives to liberate the Islamic City from the hands Dawlah Islamiya-Maute extremist group. “Today, as we remember Marawi, we pay tribute to the heroism of our fallen men in uniform during the… (0 comment)

1.2-million employees receive P10-billion aid under wage subsidy program
The Department of Finance (DOF) on May 8, 2020, disclosed 1.2 million employees have been given aid amounting to Php 10.1 billion under the Small Business Wage Subsidy (SBWS) program. The DOF disclosed around 2.6 million beneficiaries have been validated. DOF Assistant Secretary Tony Lambino said the agency will study if the deadline of application… (0 comment)

Families of distressed overseas Filipinos qualified for SAP
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD reiterated on May 10, 2020, that families of Overseas Filipinos (OFs) in distress are among the target beneficiaries of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP). In a press release, DSWD said under the department’s Omnibus Guidelines in the Implementation of the Social Amelioration Program, OFs are considered vulnerable… (0 comment)

WATCH: Over P80 billion already released to the Department of Social Welfare and Development regional field offices for the distribution of the cash subsidy to vulnerable households and other affected communities. Beneficiaries from the cash assistance include families enrolled under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), non-4P low-income households, and public utility drivers in NCR.… (0 comment)

DSWD distributes P335-M to social amelioration beneficiaries
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced on Sunday, April 12, 2020, that more than PHP335 million were already distributed to grantees of the government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP). “Over PHP47 billion [of the fund was] transferred to various local government units (LGUs) and more than PHP335 million are distributed to beneficiaries,” DSWD… (0 comment)

Army distributes relief goods in Muntinlupa
Philippine Army (PA) soldiers, in coordination with Landers Superstore and 2nd Lt. Matteo Guidicelli (Reserve), distributed 1,000 food packs to residents of Barangay Bayanan in Muntinlupa City on April 9, 2020. Each food pack consists of five kilograms of rice and 14 assorted canned goods, PA spokesperson, Col. Ramon Zagala said in a statement. “The… (0 comment)

DSWD makes timely emergency subsidy disbursement
Beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and members of transport organizations received the P100-billion initial tranche of the government’s cash amelioration program approved by President Rodrigo Roa Duterte, Social Welfare and Development Secretary Rolando Bautista said on April 8, 2020. In his report to the President during the meeting of the Inter-Agency Task… (0 comment)

DOLE, LANDBANK extends P1.2B to workers as Covid-19 aid
In partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) will distribute a total of PHP1.2 billion worth of financial assistance to 250,000 workers under the COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP). The CAMP program supports workers affected by the adverse economic impacts brought about by the coronavirus disease… (0 comment)