Posts Tagged Cash assistance

More public transport drivers receive SAP cash assistance

Aileen Cerrudo   •   September 10, 2020

More Transport Network Vehicle Service (TNVS) and Public Utility Vehicles (PUV) drivers affected by the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic have received aid under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP). A total...

Delayed cash assistance to fallen, sickened medical frontliners dismayed Senators

Marje Pelayo   •   June 3, 2020

MANILA, Philippines – Medical frontliners who will get infected with coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in line of duty starting February 1, 2020, are entitled to receive a compensation of P100,000. Meanwhile,...

DSWD launches ReliefAgad app for SAP distribution

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 20, 2020

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has launched ReliefAgad app to expedite the process for the Social Amelioration Program (SAP). Collecting data for the SAP beneficiaries as well...

DILG targets to distribute second tranche of SAP by end of May

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 12, 2020

The Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said they will begin the distribution of the second tranche of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) before the end of May....

PNP probes 183 barangay officials over alleged cash aid distribution irregularities

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 12, 2020

The Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group (PNP-CIDG) is investigating 183 barangay officials for allegedly misusing cash assistance funds. In a statement, Department of the Interior and Local Government...

Pasig begins supplemental SAP distribution

Aileen Cerrudo   •   May 6, 2020

The Pasig City government has begun the distribution of their supplemental Social Amelioration Program (SAP) to its constituents. According to Pasig City Mayor Vico Sotto, the supplemental SAP distribution will...

LGUs reminded to complete SAP distribution by end of April

Marje Pelayo   •   April 28, 2020

MANILA, Philippines — Local government units (LGU) have only until the end of April to distribute the cash assistance under the national government’s Social Amelioration Program (SAP).  Otherwise, Presidential Spokesperson...

Manila gov’t to continue P500-monthly cash assistance to senior citizens

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 20, 2020

The Manila City Government said it will continue providing P500-monthly cash assistance to its senior citizens amid the enhanced community quarantine. According to Manila City Mayor Isko Moreno Domagoso, they...

DOLE stops accepting cash aid applications from private-sector workers

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 16, 2020

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has stopped accepting cash aid applications from workers in the private sector. According to DOLE Assistant Secretary Dominique Rubia-Tutay, they halted applications on...

LTFRB reminds PUV drivers to ensure names are listed for cash assistance

Aileen Cerrudo   •   April 14, 2020

The Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) reminds drivers of public utility vehicles (PUVs) to ensure that their names are listed for cash assistance under the Social Amelioration Program...


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