City of Manila’s social programs comprise a broad matrix of livelihood, health, education and economic amelioration initiatives. Under Mayor Isko these programs are being expanded and revitalized, introducing digital cash disbursements, increased monthly stipends for students and elderly and a host of efforts to support the City’s families during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Ensuring food deliveries so families can stay home. Cash distributions during a critical festive religious period. Leveraging technology to flatten the curve. During the current COVID-19 pandemic, the City has sought to deliver food packages to every household in Manila, along with emergency relief cash during critical periods such as Holy Week while encouraging every Manileño to participate in one of the world’s first COVID-19 digital ID systems.