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Education, livelihood assistance for displaced OFWs

Returning overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) affected by the ongoing tension between the United States and Iran are assured of livelihood and educational assistance. Technical Education and Skills Development Authority Secretary Isidro Lapeña has directed Tesda regional and provincial offices to prioritize OFWs, who will be provided scholarships in their fields of expertise. As of 30 […] The post Education, livelihood assistance for displaced OFWs appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource: tribune tribuneJan 15th, 2020

Gov’t commits aid to displaced OFWs

President Duterte has promised to provide financial, livelihood, and education assistance to the displaced workers following their arrival in Manila yesterday......»»

Category: newsSource:  tempoRelated NewsAug 31st, 2016

Duterte says P1-billion college aid allotted for children of OFWs displaced by COVID-19

"The education subsidy will be given to one college level beneficiary from a qualified OFW enrolled or is intending to enroll in state universities and colleges, local universities and colleges, and [Commission on Higher Education]- recognized private higher education institutions in this school year 2020 [to 2021]," Duterte said......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsSep 1st, 2020

Duterte OKs additional P5B for OFWs’ repatriation, aid package – DOLE chief

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte has approved the release of an additional P5 billion for the repatriation and assistance of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) displaced by the impact of the coronavirus  disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic, Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III announced Sunday. In a statement, Bello said a huge chunk of the fresh funds […] The post Duterte OKs additional P5B for OFWs’ repatriation, aid package – DOLE chief appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsAug 9th, 2020

TESDA reaches out to returning OFWs to give skills training

DAVAO DEL NORTE, Aug. 5 (PIA) - The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) is reaching out to returning OFWs to give them skills training for their livelihood.During Pa.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsAug 7th, 2020

Kin of deceased OFWs receive livelihood assistance from OWWA-XI

DAVAO CITY- The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) - Regional Welfare office XI headed by its Regional Director, Ron Lionel Bartolome awarded a livelihood starter kit to the dependents.....»»

Category: newsSource:  philippinetimesRelated NewsAug 1st, 2020

Gov’t shifts to livelihood assistance for OFWs

Gov’t shifts to livelihood assistance for OFWs.....»»

Category: entertainmentSource:  pepRelated NewsJul 18th, 2020

Go’s BP2, DOLE, DTI to merge assistance for displaced workers

The Department of Labor and Employment and Department of Trade Industry must collaborate with other concerned agencies to craft measures that will mitigate the adverse effects of the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) on the livelihood and employment of Filipinos. The unemployment figure will hurt the country’s economy even more if strategies and mechanisms will not […] The post Go’s BP2, DOLE, DTI to merge assistance for displaced workers appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsJun 6th, 2020

CHEd bats vouchers for kids of OFWs to ensure they continue schooling

  MANILA, Philippines — The Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) on Friday proposed a voucher system for children of displaced overseas Filipino workers (OFWs), that would ensure that they continue with their studies amid the economic challenges posed by the ongoing coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. In the joint virtual hearing of the Senate committees on […] The post CHEd bats vouchers for kids of OFWs to ensure they continue schooling appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 30th, 2020

400 displaced vendors in Cebu City to receive DOLE livelihood assistance

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Vendors in Cebu City who were displaced from the streets in October 2019 received livelihood assistance kits from the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas (DOLE-7). At least 100 vendors began receiving their P20,000 worth livelihood assistance kits on Tuesday, May 26, 2020, and the distribution will continue until […] The post 400 displaced vendors in Cebu City to receive DOLE livelihood assistance appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsMay 27th, 2020

DOLE-7, Cebu City Gov’t to Give Livelihood Kits to 400 Vendors

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Central Visayas will distribute PHP20,000 worth of livelihood assistance kits to 400 vendors in this city who have been displaced due to the continuing enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Mayor Edgardo Labella announced on Monday that the livelihood assistance kits will comprise starter implements for different projects like […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 26th, 2020

DOLE-7, Cebu City gov’t to Give Livelihood Kits to 400 Vendors

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Central Visayas will distribute PHP20,000 worth of livelihood assistance kits to 400 vendors in this city who have been displaced due to the continuing enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Mayor Edgardo Labella announced on Monday that the livelihood assistance kits will comprise starter implements for different projects like […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 26th, 2020

TESDA told: Provide skills enhancement amid COVID

Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go on Friday urged the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) to provide more technical and vocational training and skills enhancement opportunities to Filipinos, especially displaced workers, to help them find other livelihood opportunities amid the coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic. In the hearing on the Senate Committee of the […] The post TESDA told: Provide skills enhancement amid COVID appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMay 22nd, 2020

OWWA needs P2.5 billion for 45,000 returning OFWs

The Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) needs P2.5 billion to provide accommodation and other assistance for 45,000 returning displaced overseas Filipino workers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 11th, 2020

LANDBANK, DOLE Ready Cash Aid for Displaced OFWs Due to COVID-19

In partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) is gearing up to distribute cash assistance to overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have been displaced due to the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic. Under the DOLE AKAP (Abot Kamay ang Pagtulong) for OFWs Program, around 135,720 displaced land-based […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsMay 9th, 2020

DOLE, OWWA aid distressed OFWs in Mimaropa

DOLE-Mimaropa and OWWA-Regional Welfare Office IVB granted financial assistance to 339 displaced OFWs thru DOLE-AKAP for Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) in Mimaropa region. The qualified OFW-benef.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 8th, 2020

LANDBANK, DOLE ready cash aid for displaced OFWs due to COVID-19

CALOOCAN CITY, May 8 (PIA) -- In partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the Land Bank of the Philippines (LANDBANK) is gearing up to distribute cash assistance to overseas.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsMay 8th, 2020

Frasco launches hotline for 5th district residents, displaced workers, OFWs

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Residents in Cebu’s fifth district may already air their concerns on relief assistance during the enhanced community quarantine through a “hotline” commissioned by Representative Vincent Franco Frasco. On Sunday, April 26, 2020, Frasco launched the COVID-19 Hotline which will cater to concerns of residents from Liloan, Compostela, Carmen, Catmon, Borbon, the […] The post Frasco launches hotline for 5th district residents, displaced workers, OFWs appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsApr 26th, 2020

OFWs displaced by COVID-19 to get P10K or $200 aid

CORTES, Bohol April 15 (PIA) -- The Philippine government is providing one-time financial assistance for land-based or sea-based Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) displaced by the measures implement.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsApr 15th, 2020

Marawi IDPs continue to receive livelihood assistance

MARAWI CITY, Lanao del Sur, Feb. 27 (PIA) -- The Task Force Bangon Marawi (TFBM) continues to help displaced families here to rise and rebuild their lives through the provision of livelihood assist.....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilanewsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2020

DOLE says it gave P35 million in aid to 3,500 OFWs affected by nCoV travel ban

DOLE said repatriated workers who decide to stay in the Philippines would get at least P20,000 livelihood assistance......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 10th, 2020