microsavings Archive

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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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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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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