DOLE’s TUPAD Program Roll-outs
CAN-AVID, EASTERN SAMAR – Around 110 residents of 11 barangays were given emergency employment by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) under its Tulong Pangkabuhayan sa Ating Disadvantaged at Displaced Workers (TUPAD) program.TUPAD is a community-based livelihood program of the department that provides employment opportunities for displaced workers that has been affected by this pandemic. The said program is being funded by the Congressional Office of Eastern Samar thru the effort of Congresswoman Maria Fe R. Abunda, facilitated by DOLE Eastern Samar and channeled to the Municipal Mayor Gil Norman P. Germino and PESO Manager Elvira C. Grata.
The recipients of the program will be assigned to clean-up and disinfect common areas in their respective barangays or barrios but limited to place used as quarantine facilities.
The program runs from February 8 to February 26 with workers to receive a salary of ₱ 325.00 per day with a total of ₱ 4,875.00 for 15 days.
Can-avid has been a recipient of the program not only because of its decent local governance and tremendous working performance of the PESO personnel but also of its being consistent SGLG awardee, thus making a good impression to be a recipient of provincial and national government fund grants.