DTI launches livelihood assistance program for disaster victims
The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) launched its livelihood assistance program, Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa (PBG) last 20 January, when President Rodrigo Duterte’s visited the evacuees in Sto. Tomas, Batangas. The program will aid the micro entrepreneurs affected by the Taal Volcano eruption. DTI will soon roll out the program as an assistance package for victims of fire, typhoons, and other calamities nationwide.
Under the PBG program, DTI will provide financial assistance of P10,000 and educational materials after profiling and giving negosyo training to existing micro entrepreneurs.
Date of Release: 23 January 2020