In the midst of the worldwide COVID-19 pandemic where face-to-face communication and physical interactions are constrained, one of the best ways to connect with other people is through online and virtual platforms. With the rise of technology, social media platforms proved to be efficient in reaching target audiences and in propagating advocacies.
Agusan Del Norte−The Department of Labor and Employment-Agusan Del Norte Provincial Office has released livelihood grants through the DOLE Integrated Livelihood Program (DILP) to three workers’ organizations amounting to ₱2.8 million as a post COVID recovery intervention.
Project Inclusion Network (PIN), the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI), and the Employees Compensation Commission (ECC), are one in the belief that Persons with Disability should not be left behind in the efforts to recover from the effects of COVID-19 pandemic. Persons with Disability, under normal circumstances, already experience barriers that hinder them from fully participating in society, and are further aggravated by the current circumstances that the COVID-19 pandemic has brought about.
Dinalupihan, Bataan—As of May 20, a total of 2,936 individuals from Bataan were assisted under the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers #Barangay Ko, Bahay Ko (TUPAD #BKBK) program. In Central Luzon, 24,469 informal sector workers benefitted from the said program-- totaling the distributed amount to more than