215 Bulacan residents receive P10K livelihood package from DTI
Some 215 Bulacan residents have received livelihood packages from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) under its Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa (PPG) program, according to the Philippine News Agency.
Edna Dizon, director of DTI-Bulacan, said on Wednesday that out of the total beneficiaries, 188 were barangay health workers (BHWs), seven were fire victims and 20 were existing and potential micro small and medium enterprises (MSMEs).
In the PNA report, Dizon said the DTI- PPG is a livelihood seeding and entrepreneurship development program which aims to assist individuals and families affected by fires and other calamities, including health disasters like the Covid-19 pandemic, and those who avail of the Balik Probinsiya Program to recover and/or start their businesses.
Before the awarding of P10,000 worth of livelihood packages, they all have to undergo assessment, orientation, and capability building seminars to further enhance their knowledge on starting a business.
The livelihood packages include sari-sari store, rice and frozen products retail, and loading station, among others.
‘Under this program, the DTI will provide more assistance to families or individuals affected by fire incidents and other forms of calamities,” Dizon said.
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