DOLE extends TUPAD assistance
AS DAVAO Region adopts to the new normal, the Department of Labor and Employment XI (DOLE) ensures that the informal sector workers are still given the necessary assistance to address the impact of the pandemic especially to their livelihood.
Through its Davao del Sur Field Office (DOLE-DSFO), a total of 1,076 beneficiaries in the province received their wages under the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) Program in several payout activities on April 5-7, 2022. Most of the beneficiaries were farmers, fisherfolk, tricycle drivers, and ambulant vendors.
Out of the total number, 792 beneficiaries have incurred 15 days of community work from March 16-30, 2022 and each received a salary of