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POE LEADS NEGO-KART LAUNCH FOR DISPLACED DRIVERS

Senator Grace Poe led the launching of a project that will provide livelihood assistance grants to deserving jeepney drivers in the National Capital Region and adjacent provinces (NCR Plus). “We see clearly the extent by which our jeepney drivers’ means of living have been jeopardized by the pandemic,” said Poe as she marks her 53rd […]

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DTI AIDS BOCAUE FIREWORKS INDUSTRY – SANTIAGO

The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) has rolled out livelihood assistance to residents involved in the pyrotechnics/fireworks industry in Bocaue, Bulacan whose businesses were affected by the pandemic. The move was part of the DTIs’ Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa (PPG), a livelihood seeding and entrepreneurship development program that aims to help micro enterprises […]

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DTI TO GIVE LIVELIHOOD ASSISTANCE TO TAAL-AFFECTED ENTREPRENEURS – LOPEZ

Trade Secretary Ramon Lopez said his department is preparing livelihood assistance to help entrepreneurs affected by the Taal Volcano eruption.Lopez said the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) aims to disburse P50 million worth of micro finance facilities under the Pondo sa Pagbabago at Pag-asenso, or the P3 Program. “We are preparing for livelihood assistance […]

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BACKYARD PIG FARMING IS AN ALTERNATIVE SOURCE OF INCOME – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar has welcomed another batch of backyard swine farmers and agriculture enthusiasts to the sustainable pig farming training program at the Villar SIPAG Farm School in Bacoor, Cavite. More than 30 participants coming from Calabarzon (Cavite, Laguna, Batangas, Rizal and Quezon) and the National Capital Region signed up for the training program conducted […]

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LEGARDA TO ANTIQUEÑOS: MAKE ‘MALASAKIT’ THE MANTRA OF OUR PROVINCE

Antique Lone District Representative Loren Legarda is urging all Antiqueños to have “malasakit” (concern) as the mantra for their province. Legarda recently took her oath of office, together with other political leaders of the province, at the Evelio B. Javier Freedom Park in San Jose de Buenavista. “Malasakit or pag-ulikid in the Antique dialect is […]

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CREATE MORE LIVELIHOOD PROJECTS FOR WOMEN – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar, in her campaign sorties around the country, pushed for the creation of more livelihood opportunities to benefit women, especially mothers who can’t afford to leave their children and the family home. “Syempre tayong mga nanay, maraming responsibilidad sa bahay. That is why I established livelihood projects in communities na malapit lang at […]

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ENGAGE THE YOUTH IN FARMING – ANGARA

Reelectionist Senator Sonny Angara said the agriculture sector should look for creative ways to engage the youth in farming to ensure that there would be enough farmers to feed the country’s ever-growing population. “Youth engagement in agriculture is vital to ensuring that the Philippines will not have a scarcity of future food producers,” said Angara, […]

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EMPOWER ANTIQUEÑO WOMEN – VILLAR

Senator Cynthia Villar has committed to provide more livelihood projects to economically empower Antiqueño women. Villar, guest speaker in the Women’s Month Celebration at the Binirayan Gymnasium, San Jose de Buenavista, Antique, said that it is very important for women to have their own livelihood near their homes so they could also contribute to the […]