27 March 2020 – Provided loans to furloughed informal workers

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Type of Intervention: Wage and income support
Sectors Involved:
Level of Jurisdiction: National
Lead People/Agency:

Overview: The Department of Employment will provide B5.2 million in loans to informal workers registered under the Department’s Soft Loan programme.

Loans will be offered at 3 percent yearly interest, ranging from B50,000 to B300,000 per person over a five year loan period.
Full details here: https://www.bangkokpost.com/thailand/general/1887200/ovec-set-to-train-100k-jobless