Benguet Governor Dr. Melchor Daguines Diclas released funds worth P480K for the implementation of Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) program of the Provincial Local Government of Benguet.
Some 120 individuals in the Province were employed through this program.
Each worker received P4,000 for a 10-day work.
The workers were assigned to their respective barangays for social community projects. Some of the workers were assigned at Agrotourism sites of the Provincial LGU to help in the improvement of the sites.
This TUPAD program aims to help displaced workers especially during this time of the pandemic.