Labor Sec. Bello doles out P2.7-M through DOLE’s financial assistance programs in Koronadal

Labor Sec. Bello doles out P2.7-M through DOLE’s financial assistance programs in Koronadal

Some 270 beneficiaries, including nine former rebels, were awarded by Labor Secretary Silvestre Bello III of a total of P 2,708,287 financial assistance through DOLE’s Tulong Panghanap-buhay sa Ating Disadvantage/Displaced Workers (TUPAD), Integrated Livelihood Program and Emergency Employment Programs (DILEEP), OWWA’s Tulong Pangkabuhayaan sa Pag-unlad ng Samahang OFWs (Tulong PUSO), and OWWA’s Balik Pinas Balik Hanap-buhay (BPBH) during his southern Philippine swing last Friday (24 Sept 2021) at Dadiangas East Elementary School in Barangay Morales, Koronadal City.

Bello directed the DOLE regional officers to increase the amount of TUPAD payout of beneficiaries to P5,000.

Local government officials and personnel from DOLE regional and field offices also attended the event.

(Carmella Dionisio/Crismon Heramis III/BC/ai/mtvn)

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