A life-changing opportunity

A life-changing opportunity He never thought he would become a teacher. Rolando Nueva, a resident of Brgy. San Juan in Kalayaan, Laguna Province used to work as a barangay tanod and manage a small carinderia with his wife to sustain the needs of their family. Though he wanted a stable job, especially that he is continue reading : A life-changing opportunity

Saving a son’s life

While the cash subsidy under the Social Amelioration Program ensured food on the table for most families, Erlinda Dela Peña’s family has a different story to tell. For Erlinda’s family, receiving the PhP 6,500 subsidy from the national government means saving one of their family members’ life. Erlinda, a resident of Brgy. Muzon in Taytay, continue reading : Saving a son’s life

Handa sa kinabukasan

Just when her business was taking off, Luzon was placed under enhanced community quarantine in response to the Covid-19 outbreak. Rosemarie Gesmundo, a resident of Brgy. San Isidro in Rodriguez, Rizal, was just exploring her online business selling clothes and beauty products as a means to earn more for her family of four. She used continue reading : Handa sa kinabukasan

A ‘bayong’ full of appreciation

Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries share blessings to frontliners What’s the best way to show appreciation to the frontliners who ensure everyone’s safety during these times? For 332 beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program of Luisiana town in Laguna province, it is best to fill their handmade ‘bayong’ with goods and deliver these personally to the continue reading : A ‘bayong’ full of appreciation

Lessons learned from ‘Ayuda’

There’s a reason her newborn baby is fondly called ‘Ayuda’ these days. Veverly Valenciano, a resident of Brgy. Wawa III, Rosario, Cavite, narrates how they nicknamed her baby after receiving the cash subsidy under the national government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP). She gave birth with no money at hand, and the month before she went continue reading : Lessons learned from ‘Ayuda’

More than 800K families receive cash aid during quarantine period

A total of 894,208 families in the CALABARZON Region already received the emergency cash subsidy under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) as one of the response measures of the national government for those greatly affected by the enhanced community quarantine. The SAP under the DSWD continue reading : More than 800K families receive cash aid during quarantine period