3 weeks Gov’t allots P1 billion for tertiary education aid for children of displaced OFWs Inquirer
MANILA, Philippines --- The government will set aside P1 billion to finance its tertiary education subsidy for children of overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) who have been displaced due to the COVID-19 crisis. In a taped speech aired Monday night, President Rodrigo Duterte said the grant would be given to one college-level beneficiary of each qualified OFW. The beneficiary must be enrolled or intending to enroll in a state or local university or college or a CHED-recognized private institution for higher education in the school year 2020 to 2021. "The aid for education is a one-time grant of P30,000. The project ... more