Resources on employment promotion

  1. At a glance: Fact sheets on ILO projects and programmes in the Philippines

    24 August 2016

  2. Strengthening the impact of trade on employment in the Philippines (STRENGTHEN): Project fact sheet

    14 July 2016

    The project aims to strengthen the employment dimension in policies and programmes related to international trade with better analysis, more coherent policy-making, and enhanced programmes that are designed to encourage employment creation and upgrading.

  3. Assessing and Addressing the Effects of Trade on Employment (ETE)

    03 June 2016

  4. Assessing and Addressing the Effects of Trade on Employment - Phase 2 (ETE II)

    03 June 2016

  5. Immediate recovery from disaster through emergency employment

    30 May 2016

    With the minimum wage she earned in the 15-day Emergency Employment programme she was able to buy food for her son. She was also enrolled in social security, accident and health insurance, and received personal protective equipment (PPE).

  6. Skills acquisition towards recovery

    30 May 2016

    While Ponciano delos Santos, Jr’s participation in one of the International Labour Organization’s (ILO) training programmes was thanks to a stroke of good luck, how he positioned himself to achieve his goals was the product of hard work and perseverance in the face of adversity, both natural and man-made.

  7. Climate-resilient path to recovery

    30 May 2016

    Lia participated in the water shed rehabilitation programme and for 15 days of work received Php260.00 daily minimum wage, three months' enrolment in social security and health insurance, a year of accident insurance, personal protective equipment (PPE) and hand tools.

  8. Helping one's self by helping others

    30 May 2016

    Marites Veleganio's new skill paved the way for her inclusion in the ILO’s Post-Haiyan Community Rebuilding for Northern Cebu Programme, which needed some skilled workers to assist the non-skilled hires. Marites participated in the construction of a training centre in a Gawad Kalinga housing development (village) in Medellin, Bantayan Island that would help its Haiyan-displaced residents secure better livelihoods.

  9. Environment-friendly enterprise: Green charcoal briquette production and sales enterprise in Tolosa, Leyte

    27 May 2016

    The enterprise focused on the production of green charcoal briquettes from cellulosic waste such as coconut husk and shell, rice hull and straw, grass, and twigs, all of which are in abundant supply in an agricultural – and post-disaster – setting. “Green” charcoal is a smokeless and more efficient alternative to traditional wood based cooking fuel.

  10. Water is life: Repair of community potable water system and reforestation of community-managed watershed in Pinabacdao, Samar

    27 May 2016

    The supply of potable water in the municipality of Pinabacdao, Samar was severely impeded by the successive impacts of Super Typhoon Haiyan (Yolanda), Typhoon Hagupit (Ruby) and Tropical Storms Jangmi (Seniang) and Mekkhala (Amang). Because both water and livelihoods are essential to human life, the International Labour Organization (ILO) partnered with the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Pinabacdao to restore the flow of water to 4,000 families.