Resources

Welcome to the Covid Loan Tracker’s Resources Page

This page is the repository of digital content, including documents and slideshow presentations, involving the Covid Loan Tracker, a project of Social Watch Philippines (SWP).

OCTOBER 2020: Roundtable discussion on Dissecting the AIIB Loan

In October, Social Watch Philippines, through its Covid Loan Tracker project, held a roundtable discussion about the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank Loan granted to the Philippines. The event was entitled “Dissecting the AIIB Loan: What is it all about?

Among those who attended were representatives from the Department of Finance, Department of Health, Department of Labor and Employment, and the Department of Social Welfare and Development.

Click here to view the presentation of the Department of Finance.

Click here to view the presentation of the Department of Labor and Employment.

DECEMBER 2020: Release of Scoping study on the AIIB Loan

This study was undertaken by a special team under Social Watch Philippines and released in early December 2020. The study issued several recommendations on how civil society groups could further monitor and analyze how government agencies could improve its measures to address COVID-19.

Click here to download a PDF file of the study. If you’re using a tablet or a mobile phone, the PDF file will be downloaded onto your device.

DECEMBER 2020: Notes of public presentation of the Scoping Study

On December 17, Social Watch Philippines held a public presentation of the findings of the scoping study on the AIIB COVID-19 Loan authored by Alvic Padilla, the team lead of this project.

During the public presentation, Padilla delivered his remarks about the study, together with some of his notes. To read or download his public presentation and his notes, please click here.

To read or download a copy of his study, click here. If you’re using a tablet or a mobile phone, the PDF file will be downloaded onto your device.

MARCH 2021: Presentation of the case study that monitored the COVID-19 Testing and the Small Business Wage Program

On March 19, 2021, Social Watch Philippines held a public presentation of the findings of two case studies about COVID-19 Testing, Wage Subsidies, and the Social Amelioration Program.

To download a copy of the COVID-19 Testing and Small Business Wage Case Study, please visit this page.

To download a copy of the Social Amelioration Program Case Study, please visit this page.

MARCH 2021: CSO consultation on case studies about Manila and Tacloban

On March 22, 2021, Social Watch Philippines held a public consultation about the case studies that were conducted in Manila and Tacloban.

To read and/or download the case study conducted in Manila, please click here.

To read and/or download the case study conducted in Tacloban, please click here.