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U.S. Government Launches New Project for Out-of-School Youth in the Philippines
August 18, 2020

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched a new project that will support the education, employment, and livelihood needs of at least 180,000 out-of-school youth across the Philippines.

U.S. Launches New Biodiversity Project to Protect the Philippines’ Environment
August 11, 2020

The U.S. government, through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), launched the Philippines Sustainable Interventions for Biodiversity, Oceans, and Landscapes (SIBOL) project that will support the sustainable management of the country’s natural resources and combat environmental crimes.

United States Donates Php14.8 Million in PPE to Philippine General Hospital and Other Medical Facilities
July 20, 2020

The United States, through the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and in coordination with the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is distributing Php14.8 million ($300,000) worth of regionally-manufactured personal protective equipment (PPE) to the Philippine General Hospital (PGH) and COVID-19 treatment centers across the Philippines. This latest donation brings overall U.S. government assistance to the Philippines’ COVID-19 response efforts to nearly Php981 million ($19.8 million).

U.S. Provides PHP126 Million to Support Filipino Children’s  Education During Pandemic
June 18, 2020

The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing Php126 million ($2.5 million) to help the Philippine government’s implementation of the Basic Education-Learning Continuity Plan to advance education delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the COVID-19 emergency began, USAID and the Philippine Department of Education (DepEd) have collaborated to ensure teachers continue to teach and children still learn while schools are closed. USAID’s Php1.9 billion ($38.5 million) basic education project, ABC+: Advancing Basic Education in the Philippines, organized and facilitated consultations among education partners to identify and quickly roll-out innovative teaching and learning platforms.

U.S. Government Announces New Mindanao-Focused COVID-19 Assistance
June 5, 2020

The U.S. Embassy in the Philippines announced today that the U.S. government is providing an additional Php201 million ($4 million) to help support vulnerable populations in Mindanao in the fight against COVID-19, bringing the total amount of U.S. pandemic assistance to the Philippines to over Php978 million ($19.5 million).

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Last updated: August 19, 2020

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