in Press Releases on Oct 22, 2020
VP Leni, USAID, PBEd team up to provide training to unemployed and out-of-school youth
The Office of the Vice President (OVP), the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and Philippine Business for Education (PBEd) on Thursday (Oct. 22) launched a P17-million partnership, to support free technical-vocational skills and employability training for at least 1,000 unemployed and out-of-school youth (OSY) in the country.
Through the TrabaHOPE initiative of its BAYANIHANAPBUHAY program, the OVP co-sponsors the needs of OSYs aged 18 to 30, who will qualify for YouthWorks PH’s tec...
in Press Releases on Sep 14, 2020
Solons laud VP Leni’s efforts amid COVID-19 crisis, push to increase OVP budget for FY 2021
Lawmakers from the House of Representatives praised Vice President Leni Robredo and her office for its efforts to uplift the lives of Filipinos through its Angat Buhay program, and its comprehensive response to the pandemic during a budget hearing this morning.
The solons also called for an increase to the budget of the Office of the Vice President for Fiscal Year 2021, in order to further support its initiatives for Filipinos in need, especially amid the continued effects of the COVID-19 crisis.
in Press Releases on Sep 11, 2020
As millions of Filipinos lose jobs due to pandemic
OVP launches BAYANIHANAPBUHAY to help displaced Filipino workers find a job amid crisis brought by COVID-19
Responding to calls from Filipinos left unemployed amidst the COVID-19 pandemic, Vice President Leni Robredo’s Office launched BAYANIHANAPBUHAY to make job hunting easier for workers looking for employment opportunities.
In cooperation with Elevatech, developer of the website https://sikap.ph., the Office of the Vice President put up a platform—free of charge—for jobseekers and for companies in need of workers.
BAYANIHANAPBUHAY, a portma...
in Press Releases on Sep 06, 2020
VP Robredo’s office gets highest audit rating anew
The Office of the Vice President (OVP) once again received the highest audit rating from the Commission on Audit (COA).
In a report it transmitted to the OVP, the COA rendered an “unqualified opinion” on the fairness of the presentation of the OVP’s financial statement, this time for Fiscal Year 2019. The report, dated July 31, was signed by Supervising Auditor Edna P. Salaguban.
An unqualified opinion is considered the best opinion that a government agency can receive from state auditors.
This is the second year that the OVP has earned such ...
in Press Releases on Apr 22, 2020
Thanking frontliners through #SulatNgPagasa, #SalamatSaPagasa
VP Leni’s Istorya ng Pag-asa launches drive for letters, inspiring stories in time of COVID-19
The Istorya ng Pag-asa program of the Office of Vice President Leni Robredo has launched two initiatives aimed at recognizing the important role of frontliners amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
In “Sulat ng Pag-asa”, ordinary Filipinos—especially children—are encouraged to send in letters and artworks thanking frontliners and volunteers for the work that they do in these difficult times. Letters may also be addressed to patients who are fighting...