DepEd extends voucher program to senior high school students

The Department of Education (DepEd)-Abra will conduct the orientation of Senior High School Voucher Program (SHS VP) for School Year 2019-2020 at the Schools Division Office on May 29, 2019. During the orientation, DepEd will inform the school heads on the financial assistance for senior high school students. They also urge grade 10 students to… Read more »

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DOLE-Abra urges associations to avail of DILEEP

DOLE-Abra Provincial Director Alexander Gumabol said every member of the labor force is qualified for coverage to the DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (DILEEP) as long as they organize themselves and register their association to possess legal personality. He said an association with a minimum of 15 members need to register at DOLE… Read more »

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DA, Gov. Bernos boost Abra farming with solar power

Department of Agriculture Secretary Emmanuel F. Piñol says he will come back to Abra to work with Gov. Joy Bernos in bringing more agricultural program and projects. He said this during his visit to inspect and turnover the Solar-Powered Irrigation System Projects (SPIS) in Bagalay, Tayum and Malabbaga, La Paz, on May 23, 2019. “Water… Read more »

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OWWA extends scholarship to OFW dependents

Overseas Workers Welfare Administration (OWWA) provides educational assistance of P20,000 per school year to incoming college freshmen and qualified dependents of active members under the OFW Dependent Scholarship Program (ODSP). WHO MAY APPLY? – OFW legal dependents enrolling in baccalaureate courses for SY 2019-2020 – Child of a married OFW or sibling of unmarried OFW… Read more »

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More LGUs, agencies support bloodletting activities in the province

The Provincial Health Office and Philippine Red Cross-Abra Chapter conducted a bloodletting activity at the Abra Electric Cooperative on May 21, 20019, to ensure its supply especially during emergencies. Donors underwent recruitment sessions to prepare and teach the importance of donating blood–which is saving lives! Provincial Blood Program coordinator Lilibeth Martin said bloodletting activities were… Read more »

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DepEd prepares schools through spirit of volunteerism

The Department of Education’s (DepEd) Balik Eskwela 2019 brought together parents, teachers, government agencies, and stakeholders in the spirit of volunteerism to prepare the schools for the school opening. This year, the school prepping activity will run from May 20 to 25. Volunteers will be simultaneously cleaning up, repairing, and painting school campuses. On the… Read more »

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DTI and PCE uplift entrepreneurs through KMME

The Department of Trade and Industry together with private sectors, and the Philippine Center for Entrepreneurship (PCE)-Go Negosyo rolled out the “Kapatid Mentor Me Program” (KMME) to help Micro and Small Entrepreneurs (MSE) scale up their businesses at Abra Valley Grand Hotel, Calaba, Bangued on May 15, 2019. TESDA and 25 MSE participated in the… Read more »

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DA-CAR provides Solar Powered Irrigation System to farmers in Abra

The Department of Agriculture (DA)-CAR in coordination with the Office of the Provincial Agriculturist conducts the Training Seminar on Operation and Maintenance of Solar Powered Irrigation System for Bangon Nagbalitangan Farmers’ Association at Bangbangcag, Bucay on May 9-10, 2019. This association is one of the recipients of DA’s Rice Banner Program. The seminar provided the… Read more »

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COMELEC-Abra prepares the watchers and media for Election Day

COMELEC-Abra reminded the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting (PPCRV), watchers, and media practitioners of the electoral rules at polling places for the Election Day at the briefing held at the Office of Provincial Election Supervisor on May 7, 2019. COMELEC emphasized that May 11 is the last day of campaigning. Campaign shirts and materials… Read more »

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DSWD with TESDA-Abra trains Runo Weavers of Liguis

The Social Welfare and Development (SWAD)-Abra in partnership with Technical Education and Skills Development Authority-Abra provided a training course on Reed Crafts Making in Liguis, La Paz, on May 7-10, 2019, to help the Liguis Runo Weavers SLP Association produce quality products. With 30 members, the Liguis Runo Weavers SLP Association have availed of the… Read more »

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