List of Financial Assistance You Can Get During the CoVID-19 Quarantine
Amidst the Luzon enhanced community quarantine, government and private companies, as well as some celebrities, are offering financial assistance to Filipinos during these trying times. Check out our list here.
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE)
Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) has issued COVID-19 Adjustment Measures Program (CAMP) under Department Order No. 209 Series of 2020 that offers financial support (PHP5,000) to affected workers in private companies that have adopted Flexible Work Arrangement (FWAs). To set things clear, your company is responsible for submitting all the requirements and not you. Click here for the full details.
DOLE will also be providing a one-time PHP10,000 assistance for Overseas Filipino workers (OFW) who were also affected by the pandemic. OFWs must submit their certificate of employment issued by their agencies. Their application will be evaluated and processed by the Philippine Overseas Labor Office (POLO) or Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA).
CIMB Bank is offering PHP10,000 financial assistance to customers who tested positive for the COVID-19 virus. To qualify for this service, one must be a CIMB Savings or Cash account holder. Click here for the full details.
Maine Mendoza has launched DoNation Drive that will provide PHP 1,000 of financial aid per household for food groceries and other essentials, which will be sent via Gcash. For the complete requirements, read here.
Mayor Vico Sotto
Pasig Mayor Vico Sotto will be providing PHP3,000 financial aid to drivers (jeepney driver, tricycle driver, and UV drivers) that are affected by the community quarantine in Pasig. Distribution is by schedule starting Monday, March 30, 2020.
And there we go. We’ll update this list if there will be further changes or additions to the list. Stay at home, everyone, and don’t forget to sanitize!