livelihood programs - updates

Rappler's latest stories on livelihood programs


P1-B livelihood aid allotted for Marawi siege victims – DSWD

Dec 08, 2017 - 1:49 PM

The livelihood assistance may be availed of via the agency’s Sustainable Livelihood Program

MARAWI CRISIS. Displaced residents line up for the distribution of food packs at the Saguiran Municipal Hall, Lanao del Sur. File photo by Bobby Lagsa/Rappler

Bambuhay: How bamboo weaving helped jumpstart a community's recovery from Yolanda

Dec 25, 2016 - 3:12 PM

Super Typhoon Yolanda destroyed the bamboo used by traditional weavers in Busuanga Caritas Philippines launches a livelihood program to revive the local bamboo weaving industry

PH social enterprise covers 2.5M poor Filipinos - study

Nov 27, 2014 - 5:24 PM

Some 2 5 million Filipinos benefited from social enterprises in the country But the figure could double if government lends a hand in promoting social enterprises

Struggling out of the poverty trap

Mar 16, 2014 - 2:39 PM

The country s fight against poverty still has a long way to go but do the success stories of some of the conditional cash transfer grantees indicate that the government is on the right track?

SUCCESS STORIES. Coupled with hard-work and resourcefulness, the conditional cash transfer program can work well in improving the lives of poor Filipinos. Photo taken from the DSWD documentaries’ screenshots

AusAID gives P31-M to DSWD livelihood program

Mar 07, 2014 - 3:52 PM

The Australian government gives the Philippines a P31 million technical assistance grant for DSWD livelihood programs for poor families

LIVELIHOOD. DSWD Field Officers organizing program participants into groups within their communities. Photo from DSWD

Cynthia Villar: The facts behind the memorable ad

May 04, 2013 - 12:40 PM

Mrs Villar s main catch phrase is catchy and captures the zeitgeist of the masses hanep which means awesome in street lingo and buhay which means life Hanepbuhay itself is a clever play on the word hanapbuhay which means livelihood

WASTE, AN OPPORTUNITY. Senatorial candidate Cynthia Villar's livelihood programs make use of waste as raw materials.