DOLE livelihood packages benefit 30 parents in Gingoog-A A +A
Wednesday, October 3, 2012
GINGOOG CITY, Misamis Oriental -- Thirty parents of the Special Program for the Employment for Students (SPES) beneficiaries here have benefitted from the livelihood assistance given by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).
Eleven of them received starter kits for sari-sari store business, six for hog fattening, three for cellphone reloading, two for peddling of processed foods, and one each for rice retailing, food processing, furniture making, fish vending, karenderia operation, trisikad operation, peddling of kakanin (puto and bibingka) and veterinary services.
Lolita B. Nalla, a beneficiary who has purchased a trisikad, was thankful for the assistance as it augmented her income from laundry and massage services.
“Nagpasalamat gyud ko og dako sa DOLE kay dako kaayo ni na tabang sa akong pamilya, dako na tabang na makapadayon akong duha ka anak sa college (I am greatly thankful to DOLE for the assistance, it’s a big help to my family especially in the schooling of the my two children),” she said.
The other beneficiaries were also grateful for the livelihood assistance.
Earlier, DOLE 10 Regional Director atty. Johnson G. Cañete released P150,000 for the purchase of goods and starter items to improve the livelihood of the said SPES parent-beneficiaries.
The amount was released to the city government through Mayor Ruth L. Guingona who facilitated the release of starter items requested under the grant. (PR)
Published in the Sun.Star Cagayan de Oro newspaper on October 03, 2012.