Last updated: 29/2/2024

Programme Details

Programme components
(i) Department of Labor and Employment’s (DOLE) Integrated Livelihood Programme (DILP) or Kabuhayan Programme: DILP component is a grant assistance on livelihood for disadvantaged workers (ii) Emergency Employment Programme (EEP) or Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) Programme: TUPAD component is a community-based package of assistance providing safety net through temporary wage public employment projects
Start date
2009
References
ILO. 2015. DOLE’s Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program. Geneva: International Labour Office. <http://www.social-protection.org/gimi/gess/RessourcePDF.action?ressource.ressourceId=51497>. Accessed 16 May 2018.
Coverage
(i) Kabuhayan component: 81,659 beneficiaries (from January to September 2016); 84,491 in 2015; (ii) In 2020, a total of 259,449 workers have availed the TUPAD
References
(i) DOLE. 2016. EMPLOYMENT - OUTCOME 3 - Strengthened Social Protection for Vulnerable Workers. . Accessed 24 July 2018. (ii) Republic of the Philippines, DOLE. 2020. FAO cites TUPAD as cushion to pandemic https://www.dole.gov.ph/news/fao-cites-tupad-as-cushion-to-pandemic/, Accessed 06 October 2023
Programme expenditure
Kabuhayan component: allocation of PHP980.057 million and utilisation of PHP425.416 million (from January to September 2016); allocation of PHP522 million and utilisation of PHP497 million in 2015; Tupad component: allocation of PHP3.101 billion and utilisation of PHP1.929 billion (from January to September 2016). PHP1,182,715,000 have been allocated to this programme in 2018. A total of PHP 2,303,820,000 has been allocated to the programme in 2018.
References
DOLE. 2016. EMPLOYMENT - OUTCOME 3 - Strengthened Social Protection for Vulnerable Workers. <http://ro7.dole.gov.ph/fndr/mis/files/2017-program-services.pdf>. Accessed 24 July 2018. Republic of the Philippines. 2018. National Expenditure Program, Volume III. Manila: Republic of the Philippines. <https://www.dbm.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/NEP2018/NEP%202018-VOLUME%20III.pdf>. Accessed 16 May 2018.

Targeting and eligiblity

Eligibility criteria
(i) DILP or Kabuhayan component: All disadvantaged workers aged 18 years old and above are qualified beneficiaries of the DILP except for beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and government employees regardless of the status of employment. Qualified beneficiaries are: Indigenous people, parents of child laborers who profiled by DOLE, technical eduaction and skills development authority graduates, micro-establishments' beneficiaries of national wages and productivity commission and regional tripartite wages and productivity boards' productivity trainings, labour organizations and workers' association, and micro-entrepreneur. (ii) TUPAD component: All disadvantaged workers aged 18 years old and above, except for government employees regardless of their status of employment. Only one member per family shall be eligible. In no instance shall they avail more than once in a calendar year except in cases of natural or human-induced calamity. "Disadvantaged workers" encompass vulnerable labourers, including informal workers, marginalized individuals who may experience limited education due to poverty or gender-related issues, and displaced workers affected by factors like economic crises or natural disasters.

Coverage and other information

Type of benefits
Cash and training.
Amount of benefits
(i) TUPAD component: PHP 3,510.00 as wages for 10 days work; (ii) DILP component: (a) Between PHP10,000.00 to PHP30,000.00 for individual projects. (b) Group projects; up to PHP500,000.00 for micro-livelihood (15-25 members), PHP1,000,000.00 for small livelihood (26-50 members), and PHP1,500,000.00 for medium livelihood (above 51 members).
References
Republic of the Philippines, DOLE. 2023. Guidelines in the Implementation of the Department of Labor and Employment Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Programs (DILEEP). Republic of the Philippines. Accessed on 06 October 2023 Republic of Philippines, DOLE. WIS, PCL receive livelihood and TUPAD wages on Araw ng Kalayaan. 2020. https://www.dole9portal.com/wis-pcl-receive-livelihood-and-tupad-wages-on-araw-ng-kalayaan/, Accessed on 06 October 2023
Payment/delivery frequency
Kabuhayan component: local implementing partners should fully liquidate project funds within 60 days upon acceptance of assistance by beneficiaries Tupad component: wages should be paid upon being claimed by the beneficiaries
References
Republic of the Philippines. 2017. Revised Guidelines in the Implementation of the Department of Labor and Employment Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Programs (DILEEP). Republic of the Philippines, <http://www.social-protection.org/gimi/gess/RessourcePDF.action?ressource.ressourceId=51497>. Accessed 16 May 2018
Benefit delivery mechanism
Kabuhayan component: benefits are delivered by local implementing partners Tupad component: money remittance service
References
Republic of the Philippines. 2017. Revised Guidelines in the Implementation of the Department of Labor and Employment Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Programs (DILEEP). Republic of the Philippines, <http://www.social-protection.org/gimi/gess/RessourcePDF.action?ressource.ressourceId=51497>. Accessed 16 May 2018
Benefit recipients
Beneficiaries themselves.
Monitoring and evaluation mechanisms and frequency
The programme is monitored by the Community-based Employment Program (CBEP) Online Monitoring and Reporting System. The Bureau of Workers with Special Concerns (BWSC) manages and supervises the programme’s implementation at the regional level. Specific programme reporting guidelines are detailed in the programme's implementation guidelines.
References
ILO. 2015. DOLE’s Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program. Geneva: International Labour Office. <http://www.social-protection.org/gimi/gess/RessourcePDF.action?ressource.ressourceId=51497>. Accessed 16 May 2018. Republic of the Philippines. 2017. Revised Guidelines in the Implementation of the Department of Labor and Employment Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Programs (DILEEP). Republic of the Philippines, <http://www.social-protection.org/gimi/gess/RessourcePDF.action?ressource.ressourceId=51497>. Accessed 16 May 2018