More employment groups formed in Mt. Province-A A +A
Thursday, September 13, 2012
BONTOC, Mt. Province -- About 208 beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) or the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program are recipients of the sustainable livelihood program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in the province.
The sustainable livelihood program is part of DSWD’s convergence program for poverty reduction. It provides entrepreneurial capacity building for all Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries through Self-Employment Assistance-Kaunlaran (SEA-K).
Lora Mae Solang, of the Social Welfare and Development (Swad) Team office here, said there are already 14 organized SEA-K groups/associations composed of 205 4Ps beneficiaries and three individuals who are beneficiaries of the SEA-K program.
She identified the beneficiaries as the Busy Bees SEA-K Association (SKA) and Taggam SKA of Poblacion, Matagoan SKA of Bacarri and Butigue Women’s Association of Butigue, all in the municipality of Paracelis; Butac SKA of Butac, Alunogan SKA of Alunogan, Kapamilya SKA of Poblacion, Sta. Isabel and Banao, Katorongan SKA and Hael SEA-K Group (SKG) of Sta. Isabel, all in Natonin; Kutataw SKA of Poblacion, Sanggiran SKA of Demang, and Innanay SKG of Anabel in Sadanga; Daoyasan SKG of Gueday and Agila SKG of Agawa in Besao.
Individual beneficiaries include Susana Chano of Butigue in Paracelis, Mary Ann Wandagan and Monalisa Tid-ang of Poblacion in Natonin. (Juliet B. Saley)
Published in the Sun.Star Baguio newspaper on September 14, 2012.