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    Press Releases

    • VP Leni, USAID, PBEd team up to provide training to unemployed and out-of-school youth

      Posted 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...

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    • Solons laud VP Leni’s efforts amid COVID-19 crisis, push to increase OVP budget for FY 2021

      Posted 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.

      VP Len...

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    • OVP launches BAYANIHANAPBUHAY to help displaced Filipino workers find a job amid crisis brought by COVID-19

      Posted 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...

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    • VP Robredo’s office gets highest audit rating anew

      Posted 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 ...

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    • VP Leni’s Istorya ng Pag-asa launches drive for letters, inspiring stories in time of COVID-19

      Posted 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...

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