715 beneficiaries receive livelihood assistance-A A +A
Thursday, November 1, 2012
CITY OF SAN FERNANDO – A total of 715 beneficiaries from four districts of Pampanga receive NegoKarts (Negosyo sa Kariton) and livelihood assistance recently.
The livelihood assistance is under the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged Workers (Tupad) program of the Department of Labor and Employment (Dole).
The Tupad project is in partnership with the local government units and offices of congressional representatives.
Governor Lilia Pineda and Dole provincial office led by Rima Hernandez distributed 35 negocarts and some P1.7-million livelihood assistance to beneficiaries at the Bren Z. Guiao Convention Center.
“Our recipients are those who volunteered in the rehabilitation efforts after the Habagat calamity. We are happy to extend them this cash-for-work and also the negocarts to our poor but aspiring entrepreneurs,” Pineda said.
Pampanga Capitol poured in a counterpart fund of P294,957 for the program. (Jovi T. De Leon)
Published in the Sun.Star Pampanga newspaper on November 02, 2012.