Friday, April 26, 2019

Facebook group hosts training program for Floridablanca folk

FLORIDABLANCA -- The Kapampangan Ku, Pagmaragul Ku (KKPK), an organization of Kapampangan on Facebook, hosted a housekeeping training program for dozens of participants here in bid to give employment skills to people in need of jobs.

The KKPK is composed of Kapampangans who have bonded together on Facebook under the same name. The group is composed of dozens of Kapampangans from across the world.

The Housekeeping Training Program was made possible through the Archangel School and Development Inc. and the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda), and was implemented by the KKPK members based in Pampanga at Barangay Valdez.

Those who have finished the program received certifications from Tesda. KKPK said that the event is part of the long list of programs and social services it wishes to accomplish with its members in various parts of Pampanga.

KKPK hosts regular missions in the facility as part of its social service programs to bring Kapampangans from different locations in an occasion for camaraderie and giving. Recently, the group has been quietly hosting feedings programs and medical missions in target communities in Pampanga.

The KKPK, through its six chapters in the province, has been active with its feeding programs, financial assistance to indigent patients, children’s home, senior citizens centers, and other projects. The group’s resources are mainly through donations coming from its members through networking links through Facebook.

The mission of the KKPK is to provide services to the Kabalens, ensure equitable transformation, uplift the pride of the Kapampangans, and assert unification in all issues involving the Kabalens, according to founder Jetlee Tiongco.

“Our vision is to unite all Kapampangans,” Tiongco said.

KKPK has about 35,000 registered members, according to Tiongco, who is an overseas Filipino worker (OFW) in Saudi Arabia. KKPK relies mainly on the willingness to help of its members.

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