Vice President Leni Robredo visited the province of Bulacan on Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2020, where she led the turnover of her office’s livelihood assistance to several beneficiary groups there.
Recipients of this assistance include a group of sewers in the town of Sta. Maria, which had taken part in the OVP’s local production of protective suits for frontliners.
Also among the beneficiaries are members of two urban poor organizations in the cities of San Jose del Monte and Meycauayan.
The OVP has been supporting various communities and sectors around the Philippines through livelihood subsidies. It expanded such efforts to Metro Manila and nearby provinces, in light of the dire effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on communities in need