MANILA, Philippines — Vice Presidential candidate and Davao City Mayor Sara Duterte is backing multi-sectoral partylist Angat Pinoy #71 for the approaching May 2022 polls.
Mayor Duterte believes Angat Pinoy espouses the identical targets as UniTeam’s to reinforce the welfare of Filipinos, notably the ladies sector, micro-small-and-medium enterprises (MSMEs), OFWs, and person-with-disability (PWD).
Angat Pinoy partylist entered the highest 40 teams within the latest Social Weather Stations (SWS) survey. The survey mentioned the voters will vote for them attributable to their credible advocacy and applications that they understand will greatest serve their particular socio-economic wants.
Angat Pinoy chairman emeritus, Anthony del Rosario, thanked Mayor Duterte for the endorsement and her perception within the partylist functionality to contribute to UniTeam’s socio-economic platform.
“The name that we carry, Angat Pinoy, is very timely especially because over the last two years of pandemic, maraming Pilipino ang nahirapan na gusto naming i-angat muli ang mga buhay,” Del Rosario mentioned.
Angat Pinoy, a newly fashioned partylist, will deal with six sectors: micro small-and-medium enterprises, girls teams, senior residents, PWDs, youth, and OFWs.
“Angat Party, aims to introduce sustainable programs and laws that will focus on helping MSMEs survive under the new normal, women groups’ welfare, especially single parents, and Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), particularly those who lost their overseas jobs and returned home to seek for employment,” added Del Rosario, spokesman of Hugpong ng Pagbabago (HNP) and former Davao del Norte governor.
If given a seat within the Lower House, Del Rosario mentioned Angat Pinoy will file a number of legislations that may assist these sectors alleviate their lives.
He promised to file legal guidelines to assist MSMEs tackle their present lack of capability constructing.
“Marami sa mga maliliit na negosyante ang nahihirapang tumaas ang grado papunta sa pagiging medium enterprises dahil sa kakulangan ng pondo; ang binibigay ng gobyernong tulong sa kanila ay puro loan, pero wala silang collateral na magamit para makapagloan sa mga bangko,” Del Rosario mentioned.
“We need to be creative in order to provide them funding at matulungan sila kasi yung kinikita nila sa isang araw, ‘yun din ang ginagamit nila pambili ng imbentaryo para sa susunod na araw,” he added.
For PWDs, Del Rosario mentioned there’s a must broaden their advantages from what they’re presently receiving. They mustn’t even be discriminated and given quick access to most buildings and institutions.
“Marami pa ring mga building na hindi accessible, walang rampa at elevator kaya may makikita tayong mga PWD na kinakarga paakyat sa matataas na floor. Due to absence of easy access, most PWDs lost interest in looking for a job,” he added.
PWDs also needs to be given an opportunity to work regardless of their disabilities, he mentioned. There are PWDs who’re very expert in producing merchandise regardless of being visually impared.
There can also be a necessity to assist arrest the low enrolment charges in our colleges, in keeping with Del Rosario.
“For the simple reason of lack of financial resources, marami pa rin sa mga kabataan ngayon ang hindi pumapasok kahit na libre na ang edukasyon sa bansa,” he added.
Angat Pinoy believes that it’s not solely attributable to faculty tuitions why there are lots of youths not going to highschool immediately; in addition they fear that even when they go to varsities, they lack the means to purchase books, and for these in schools, charges for dormitories and different necessities.
Among the nominees of Angat Pinoy partylist are two younger girls who play twin roles as profitable entrepreneurs and moms in Mindanao and Bicol areas.
Karina Anna “Aina” Chiu-Del Rosario, a registered nurse and former president of Davao Del Norte Council of Women, is teeming up with Bicolana lass, Mellisa Ann “Missy” Hilario, a three-termer councilor of Sto Domingo, Albay and former regional and provincial president of National Movement of Young Legislators.
At least 165 party-list teams might be vying for an estimated 63 seats within the House of Representatives within the May 9 polls, in keeping with the Commission on Elections (Comelec).
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