CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY - The Department of Labor and Employment 10 through the Western Misamis Oriental - Cagayan de Oro City Provincial Field Office released a total of Php101,110.00 Kabuhayan Starter Kits to 30 beneficiaries for the Local Government Unit of Lugait, Misamis Oriental last April 19, 2012.
DOLE 10 Regional Director Atty. Johnson G. Cañete, CEO III handed the amount in check in a simple ceremony held at the Sangguniang Bayan Session Hall to Mayor Wellie G. Lim.
The Kabuhayan Starter Kits are to be used for the purchase of pedicure, manicure and other beauty sets for the constituents as livelihood assistance necessary to promote and improve management of their livelihood.
“The Municipality of Lugait has been successful in informal sector livelihood augmentation and employment. Lugait is the pilot municipality in various programs that DOLE grants and I am thankful that 70% of our success comes from your help”, Mayor Wellie G. Lim said in his message.
RD Cañete, on the other hand, encouraged beneficiaries to use the kits to start their own livelihood especially those unemployed in the barangay.
The 30 beneficiaries were chosen and properly trained through the Public Employment Services Officer (PESO), headed by Mr. Patricio M. Parami, Jr.
Lugait is a 2nd class municipality of Westernmost Misamis Oriental and had achieved various national awards on: Environment, Local Governance and 2010 Best PESO-Performing Municipality in its category.
Prepared by: Approved by:
GLENFORD C. LABIAL CRISPIN D. DANNUG, JR.
LEO-II Asst. Regional Director