AlkanSSSya program Archive

Hundreds of Payatas workers join SSS’ AlkanSSSya program

Hundreds of garbage pickers who earn their living from the Payatas dumpsite in Quezon City can now start their daily savings for Social Security System (SSS) contributions as new members of the “AlkanSSSya,” an innovative SSS microsavings program that continues to attract informal sector workers seeking access to social protection. SSS President and Chief Executive [&hellip

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SSS widens reach of microsavings program for informal sector workers

The Social Security System (SSS) has attracted thousands of informal sector workers to register or revive their active membership under a microsavings program that offers convenient remittance of contributions and ensures their access to affordable social protection. Called “AlkanSSSya”, the program currently has a total of 34 participating organizations that represent about 18,600 workers in [&hellip

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Brgy. Bel-Air joins AlkanSSSya Program; social protection for barangay workers now within reach

The Social Security System (SSS) continues to expand the reach of its microsavings scheme called “AlkanSSSya” as its Makati-JP Rizal Branch launched the AlkanSSSya Program in Barangay Bel-Air, Makati City on March 13. Led by SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio S. de Quiros, Jr. and Brgy. Bel-Air Chairman Constancia Q. Lichauco, the launch [&hellip

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SSS covers more informal sector groups in Western Visayas

Nearly 11,000 members of 109 informal sector groups (ISGs) and associations in Western Visayas will now have social security coverage under the Social Security System’s (SSS) AlkanSSSya program. SSS Senior Vice President for Visayas and Mindanao Operations Group Eddie A. Jara disclosed that the increasing number of ISGs availing the AlkanSSSya reflects its appeal to [&hellip

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Iwahig inmates use earnings from souvenirs for SSS savings

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY — Nearly a hundred inmates from Iwahig Prison and Penal Farm (IPPF), a low security prison, are set to join the microsavings program of the Social Security System (SSS) called “AlkanSSSya,” using their earnings from handmade souvenirs sold to tourists to pay their monthly contributions. SSS Vice President for Management Services and [&hellip

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SSS diversifies AlkanSSSya coverage, attracts 284 ISGs so far

The Social Security System (SSS) attracted a total of 284 informal sector groups (ISGs) to join its microsavings program called “AlkanSSSya” so far, which translates to over 21,500 workers in hard-to-reach sectors now effectively covered with social security protection. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. said the agency intensified its coverage [&hellip

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SSS helps Samal farmers and fisherfolk save for retirement

DAVAO CITY— Farmers and fisherfolk from an isolated area nearly two hours away from this city are set to secure their future retirement, after the Social Security System (SSS) introduced to them the AlkanSSSya program, an innovative scheme that makes saving daily for SSS benefits possible for informal sector workers. SSS President and Chief Executive [&hellip

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Jail inmates to benefit from twin AlkanSSSya units in Mindanao

DAVAO CITY — Over 150 prison inmates from this city comprised Mindanao’s first-ever batch of jail-based participants joining the Social Security System’s (SSS) innovative microsavings program called “AlkanSSSya.” SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. said the agency launched twin AlkanSSSya units – one containing 96 slots for female inmates, and another [&hellip

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Golf club workers start SSS savings under AlkanSSSya program

The Social Security System (SSS) broadened further the reach of its innovative microsavings scheme called “AlkanSSSya,” as it now covers golf caddies and self-employed workers who serve members and clients of an elite golf club in Calatagan, Batangas province. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. said the agency’s newest AlkanSSSya partner [&hellip

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Working inmates to get SSS protection despite imprisonment

The Social Security System (SSS) has expanded the reach of its microsavings scheme called “AlkanSSSya” to include jail inmates earning a living from making handicrafts while inside a correctional facility. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emilio de Quiros, Jr. said an initial batch of 80 female inmates will benefit from the AlkanSSSya unit launched [&hellip

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