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P4.7 million TUPAD grants benefit 900 Leyteños

A total of P4,797,900.00 grants under the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Displaced/Disadvantaged Workers (TUPAD) program benefitted some 900 beneficiaries of LGU-Sta. Fe, Leyte......»»

Category: newsSource: samarnews samarnewsJul 22nd, 2021

DA expands coverage of Kadiwa grant

State universities and colleges, as well as local government units, are now eligible to apply for financial grants of up to P5 million from the Department of Agriculture, in support of a program aimed at enhancing the capacities of the country’s commodity suppliers......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsJul 4th, 2021

Japan grants P700 million loan for Marawi road rehab

The Japanese government has pledged anew to help rehabilitate former conflict areas in Marawi City, this time for a P700-million road network project......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsJun 14th, 2021

Japan grants P16 million to RITM for COVID-19 data management

Japan is extending P16 million in assistance to the Philippines to improve data management and telemedicine for COVID-19......»»

Category: financeSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 28th, 2021

Green group says Nayong Pilipino urban forest a critical safe space in Metro Manila

In a statement Tuesday, Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment said the thriving urban forest on the NPF property in Parañaque City is an “important green space” that will benefit 1.2 million residents of the city and neighboring Pasay......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsMay 11th, 2021

5 Philippine universities awarded P12 million in grants from US

Five Philippine universities have been awarded approximately P12 million ($244,000) to support research and innovation aimed at addressing the challenges of the pandemic......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 28th, 2021

U.S. grants P170M for vaccine deployment

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing the Philippines P170 million ($3.5 million) to support the Department of Health (DoH) in its Covid-19 vaccination rollout. The new assistance, which brings total US government support for the Philippines’ Covid-19 response to nearly Php1.3 billion ($27 million), will strengthen the country’s health system and […] The post U.S. grants P170M for vaccine deployment appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: newsSource:  tribuneRelated NewsApr 15th, 2021

MultiSys, APPEND launch financial app to benefit 8.5 million microfinance members

Multisys Technologies Corporation and microfinance group APPEND launch AppendPay, an online system and mobile application that will ease business processes and create seamless transactions for APPEND’s 8.5 million participating microfinance members......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 14th, 2021

Mindanao LGUs, mining firm implement joint community projects

Two municipalities, five barangays and six Blaan community organizations got from a private benefactor almost P6 million worth of grants for pro-poor projects......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsApr 10th, 2021

SSS death benefit disbursements hit P54.6B

The state-run Social Security System (SSS) reported lower death benefit claims with only P54.65 billion for the full year 2020.  In 2019, the SSS through its Social Security Fund has disbursed a total of P55.93 billion to 1.06 million members. SSS President and CEO Aurora Ignacio traced the lower disbursements to the strict quarantine protocols […] The post SSS death benefit disbursements hit P54.6B appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsMar 23rd, 2021

PCA to update registry of coconut farmers

The Philippine Coconut Authority (PCA) said it would update and validate the number of officially registered coconut farmers to ensure that they would “truly” benefit from Republic Act 11524, or the “Coconut Farmers and Industry Trust Fund Act.” In a briefing on Tuesday, PCA Administrator Benjamin Madrigal Jr. said there were about 2.5 million coconut […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  manilatimes_netRelated NewsMar 3rd, 2021

Villar upbeat on coconut fund law

About 3.5 million coconut farmers from 68 coconut- producing provinces owning not more than five hectares for the last 10 years will benefit from President Rodrigo Duterte’s signing into law of a measure that seeks to create a trust fund for coconut farmers, Senator Cynthia Villar said......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 28th, 2021

Mondelez unveils strategy to collect 40 million tons of wastes

Mondelez Philippines joined hands with The Plastic Flamingo (The Plaf), a global social enterprise that seeks to reduce oceanic waste and marine pollutants, in the retrieval of plastic wastes to transform them into useful pieces that will benefit people and communities......»»

Category: financeSource:  thestandardRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

DTI Leyte grants livelihood kits to 99 former rebels, MEs in Calubian, Leyte

DTI Leyte Provincial Office grants livelihood kits to 82 former rebels (FRs) and 17 COVID-19 affected micro entrepreneurs of Calubian, Leyte......»»

Category: newsSource:  samarnewsRelated NewsFeb 27th, 2021

2-3 million MSME workers to benefit from proposed wage subsidy program — DOLE

  MANILA, Philippines — Two to three million workers of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) may benefit from the P52-billion wage subsidy program being proposed by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III said Monday. “Ang budgetary request namin ay P52 billion. Kapag maapprove ‘yan we hope to retain […] The post 2-3 million MSME workers to benefit from proposed wage subsidy program — DOLE appeared first on Cebu Daily News......»»

Category: newsSource:  inquirerRelated NewsFeb 15th, 2021

PAGCOR grants funding for evacuation centers in Romblon and Zamboanga del Sur

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has sealed its partnership with the provincial government of Romblon and the municipality of Dinas in Zamboanga del Sur after the state-run gaming agency approved the funding for the construction of a Multi-Purpose Evacuation Center (MPEC) in these areas. PAGCOR initially released P25 million to each recipient local […] The post PAGCOR grants funding for evacuation centers in Romblon and Zamboanga del Sur appeared first on Daily Tribune......»»

Category: sportsSource:  abscbnRelated NewsFeb 12th, 2021

BARMM mulls infra projects for 63 North Cotabato barangays

Residents of 63 barangays in North Cotabato now under the Bangsamoro region stand to benefit from multi-million 2021 infrastructure projects now on drafting tables of regional engineers......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsFeb 11th, 2021

Interactive Game to be Used For Fisherfolk’s Financial Education

Around 1.9 million fisherfolks in the country will be able to benefit from the government’s financial education (fin-ed) through an interactive game. Saving, preparing for future needs, the wise use of credit, benefits of microinsurance for managing risks, managing other income sources during lean fishing seasons, and sustainable fishing will all be part of the […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  metrocebuRelated NewsFeb 6th, 2021

DOLE: Workers gained P4.5b via Tupad cash-for-work tack

The government has distributed more than P4.5 billion in emergency cash to at least a million workers affected by the pandemic under the Department of Labor and Employment’s flagship cash-for-work program, an official said Monday......»»

Category: newsSource:  thestandardRelated NewsDec 28th, 2020

Leyte sets aside P20-M for Covid-19 vaccines

ACQUIRING VACCINES. Leyte Governor Leopoldo Dominico Petilla is shown during a meeting on Dec. 11, 2020. The provincial government of Leyte has initially allocated PHP20 million for the procurement of Covid-19 vaccines once it is available in the market, Petilla said on Monday (Dec. 21, 2020). (Photo courtesy of the Leyte provincial government) TACLOBAN CITY […].....»»

Category: newsSource:  balitaRelated NewsDec 23rd, 2020

South Korea grants P135 million for smart farming technology

The Philippines has received a P135 million grant from South Korea for smart farming technologies in a bid to boost local farm production......»»

Category: newsSource:  philstarRelated NewsDec 6th, 2020