- The local government of Manila City launched a project to help tricycle drivers who lost income during the enhanced community quarantine
- Mayor Isko Moreno announced that the local government partnered with food delivery company FoodPanda PH
- In the “PandaTODA” project, tricycle drivers will be tapped to deliver food within Manila City
- The job opportunity offered by FoodPanda PH can either be part-time or full-time
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Manila Mayor Isko Moreno announced that the local government partnered with food delivery company FoodPanda PH on Monday.
KAMI learned that the “PandaTODA” project will allow tricycle drivers in Manila to gain income two months after the enhanced community quarantine was implemented.
In a report by the GMA News, the tricycle drivers will be tapped to deliver food within Manila City.
“Through this program, initially, we will hire 500 tricycle drivers. More will be hired by the city government later on once the program has kicked off,” said Director Fernan Bermejo of Manila Public Employment Service Office.
FoodPanda Philippines Inc. Managing Director Mr. Daniel Marogy explained that the earning opportunities for the drivers are “competitive” and they have flexible hours.
“The total earning opportunities are very competitive and it's also flexible. They can choose how many hours they work per week,” he said.
According to FoodPanda PH, they will partner with the local government of Pasig City next.
In a previous report by KAMI, Vice President Leni Robredo is set to launch an app-based delivery service to help the vendors and tricycle drivers earn during the COVID-19 crisis.
The Metro Manila is still under enhanced community quarantine as of posting time due to the increasing number of confirmed COVID-19 cases.
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