Geramie’s Fruit Shop thrives to the top

“Ang hirap ng sitwasyon namin noong kasagsagan ng quarantine dahil tatlong beses sa isang linggo lamang kami nakakapaninda rito sa palengke, kakapiranggot na lamang ang kinikita namin noon dahil wala rin masyadong bumibili dahil limitado ang galaw ng tao (Our situation during the height of the quarantine was very difficult because we could only sell continue reading : Geramie’s Fruit Shop thrives to the top

Estelita’s fish vending ain’t ending

The COVID-19 pandemic has significantly altered people’s lives and business activities globally since 2020. The Philippine government responded by imposing enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) to contain the spread of the virus causing the temporary shutdown of MSMEs in the country. Estelita Sarmiento is one of the fish vendors in Balungao market in Pangasinan who experienced continue reading : Estelita’s fish vending ain’t ending

Ukay-okay

The ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is still negatively affecting businesses, especially micro and small. When the first Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) was declared in March 2020 it caused the temporary closure of enterprises like the ukay-ukay (thrift) store of Marlon Nevago of Brgy. Matias, Burgos Pangasinan. “Noong kasagsagan ng pandemic halos lahat talaga ng mga negosyo continue reading : Ukay-okay

25 members of Timpuyog de San Marcelino SLP Association receives carabaos and Seed Capital Fund

The DSWD Field Office 1 – Enhanced Partnership Against Hunger and Poverty (EPAHP) spearheaded the convergence project in partnership with the DSWD FO 1 – Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) and the Philippine Carabao Center (PCC) in coordination with the Local Government of Dingras, Ilocos Norte to award the Seed Capital Fund (SCF) and carabaos of continue reading : 25 members of Timpuyog de San Marcelino SLP Association receives carabaos and Seed Capital Fund

Eligible family-beneficiaries of casualties due to TS Maring receive Php10k assistance, psychosocial intervention

Eligible family-beneficiaries of casualties caused by Tropical Storm (TS) Maring received their financial assistance (FA) and psychosocial support process (PSP) intervention from the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) in Region 1. As of October 29, there were 36 casualties identified with 26 deaths and 10 persons missing. Out continue reading : Eligible family-beneficiaries of casualties due to TS Maring receive Php10k assistance, psychosocial intervention

DSWD monitors, assesses addtn’l needs of Ilocos Sur TS Maring affected families, damages

The Province of Ilocos Sur is one of the severely afflicted areas during the onslaught of tropical storm Maring in the Ilocos region. After receiving partial status reports, the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) led by Regional Director Marie Angela S. Gopalan visited the province to personally monitor continue reading : DSWD monitors, assesses addtn’l needs of Ilocos Sur TS Maring affected families, damages

DSWD partially distributes 27,518 relief packs to TS Maring affected families

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1), as a frontline agency, is now on-the-move in distributing family food packs (FFPs) to the different local government units (LGUs) which were severely affected by the onslaught of tropical storm (TS) Maring. The DSWD FO 1 initially distributed a total of 20,018 continue reading : DSWD partially distributes 27,518 relief packs to TS Maring affected families