DOLE releases P3.704 M for livelihood projects for thousands of disaster survivors

The regional office of the Department of Labor and Employment in Central Visayas has released a total of P3,704,002.40 in grants for 17 livelihood projects in various municipalities during the first two months of 2014. This has benefited 2,386 survivors of natural disasters, such as the earthquake in Bohol and super Typhoon Yolanda, which had caused widespread destruction in lives and property in the region.

DSWD to hire 1,245 staff to validate recipients of social aid

From the Department of Social Welfare and Development The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will hire and train 1,245 staff members to validate beneficiaries of Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens and Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT) Program. The staff members will be hired through Listahanan, the national household targeting system for poverty reduction. […]

Message of President Aquino to the Graduating Class of 2014 of Sta. Elena High School, March 22, 2014

Take pride in your achievements, but remain humble as you seize all opportunities for growth. Share your abilities with other people, particularly those who belong to the vulnerable sectors, for this will empower them to uplift their lives. Rest assured that your government is also working hard to establish an environment where all Filipinos are able to achieve their potential and contribute to our nation’s ongoing revitalization.

Message of President Aquino to the Trust Officers Association of the Philippines on the occasion of their 50th Annual Celebration, March 22, 2014

Our solidarity has brought about a sea-change in all sectors of society. Business and trade are rapidly growing as we reinforce the high standards that will enable us to compete with the international community. May this event motivate you to participate more deeply in nation-building, and serve as a cornerstone for greater involvement in achieving just and equitable progress.