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DOLE-X sets turn-over of P3.1M Bukidnon DILEEP projects on Independence Day; aids 757 local jobs pos

Malaybalay City, Bukidnon --- In celebration of the 123rd Philippine Independence Day and the “Labor Day for the Informal Economy,” the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE-X), thru its Bukidnon Provincial Field Office (Buk PFO), sets to conduct significant activities that will highlight the meaningful role of the informal sector in the labor force and the development of the economy. The office also contributed 757 local job vacancies from 21 confirmed companies in the province, as of 3 June 2021 in the, the official partner of the DOLE-X in the conduct of the 2021 Independence Day Online Trabaho-Negosyo-Kabuhayan Fair, which will open 7 June 2021 until 12 June 2021 to the public.


DOLE Buk PFO Chief Raul L. Valmores said a total of P3.1 million worth of salary/ wages and individual livelihood projects will be released to 520 DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (DILEEP) beneficiaries, thru their Accredited Co-Partners (ACPs), during the celebrations of the Labor Day for the informal sector and the Independence Day on 11 June 2021 at 2F DOLE Bldg., Capitol Grounds, here. Out of the 520 beneficiaries, three of them are parents of child laborers, will be given individual starter kit projects also as support to the celebration of the “World Day Against Child Labor,” which also coincides on said national celebrations.


Valmores said, “The livelihood projects consist of P15,000.00 worth of working capital for Sari-Sari Store, Corn Production, and Hog Raising. Meanwhile, the Local Government Units of Sumilao will receive a check worth P1,764,000.00 and Dangcagan worth of P1,338,000.00 as salary/wages.”

Valmores added that Certificates of Entitlement for three Informal Sector Associations, namely: Mapayag Multi-Sectoral Federation (MAMUSFED), representing the Farmer Sector; Tigbe Rural Workers Association (TRWA) of the Indigenous Peoples Sector, and Parent Mobilization Action Group (PMAG) under the Person’s with Disability (PWD) Sector, will also be given during the celebration.


MAMUSFED will be entitled to a P250,000.00 worth of grant for their Potato Gardening and Marketing Project.  PMAG will also receive the same amount for their Consumer Store Establishment, while TRWA is set to receive a P300,000 worth of working capital for their Hog Raising Production and Meat Processing Project. The ACP or program partner for these projects is the Abag Kalambuan, Incorporated.


DOLE Buk PFO will also recognize the efforts of the ACPs thru a Certificate of Recognition for their essential roles in the implementation and success of the department’s programs, particularly on DILEEP. Abag Kalambuan, Inc., Kaanib Foundation, Inc., Religious Educators Multi-Purpose Cooperative, and Valencia Rural Improvement Multi-Purpose Cooperative will all be awarded during the celebration.


“It is our responsibility as the primary government agency to not only protect and promote the right of our formal and informal workers, but most importantly, to honor their noble work and contributions to our country,” Valmores said.


The awarding ceremony will be attended by representatives of the informal sector associations, LGUs, and ACPs.


The DILEEP is the umbrella program for the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD) program and the DOLE Integrated Livelihood Program (DILP). Per Department Order No. 173, Series of 2017, “The DILEEP seeks to contribute to poverty reduction and reduce vulnerability of risks of the poor, vulnerable, and marginalized workers either through: (1) transitional emergency employment, and (2) promotion of livelihood and entrepreneurship.”



Moreover, Valmores is inviting all job applicants in the province to apply in on the said dates. The following are the top occupations: (1) Customer Service Representative; (2) Technical Support Expert; (3) Research Associate; (4) Sales Representative; (5) Business Transcribers; (6) Worker Household Service; (7) Operator Loader/Excavator; (8) Mechanic Motor General; (9) Heavy Equipment Operator; (10) Bus Driver/Conductor, among others.


“Since this will be an online job fair, applicants must prepare in digital copies their resume or they can make one thru Mynimo’s online template,” Valmores said.


Job seekers must first register and post their credentials and application cover letters at The applicants have the option to either post their updated resume or they can create one in the site. It is important that an applicant has an active email account which is to be provided upon registration in the said job fair link.


If interested, applications should click the submit button. It will automatically add in their “My Application” option. To see the application details, applicants should click the view button.


To search for other available jobs, applicants may type the position then click the search button.


Job seekers may only submit their local jobs application during the weeklong fair, but they can verify the status of their applications beyond 12 June 2021.


End/Mark Anthony J. Combong/LEO III/DOLE-X/Bukidnon Provincial Field Office



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