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DOLE-X turnovers PhP 2.043 Million livelihood grants upon blessing of new site in Eastern MisOr

Villanueva, Misamis Oriental- Villanueva, Misamis Oriental --- The Department of Labor and Employment, Regional Office No. X (DOLE-X) - Eastern Misamis Oriental Provincial Field Office (EMO PFO) has transferred to a new location at the New Villanueva Building, Katipunan, this municipality. The office blessing, which was held on 7 July 2017 was officiated by priest Father Rody Cabeltes. The highlight of the event was the turnover of livelihood financial assistance worth PhP 2,043,115.05 to some 187 beneficiaries of the province.

 

DOLE Assistant Secretary Atty. Ma.Gloria A. Tango graced the event. She said that she was able to notice the rapid growth of the DOLE Region X and was proud of its accomplishments since it became the bench mark of other Regional Offices. She also mentioned that she is well aware that although we are within an industrial estate, the unemployment rate is still high.

 

Further, ASEC Tango added that the livelihood program is already of big help in the unemployment since it provides employment opportunities to the people. It is with great hope that the beneficiaries would endeavor to sustain their livelihood undertakings so that they would grow as community enterprises. She congratulated Regional Director Joffrey M. Suyao and EMO PFO Chief Errol A. Natividad for the new office for she believes it is important to have good facilities to give comfort to the employees, as well as the clients.

 

Likewise, Director Suyao emphasized the importance of a healthy working environment, especially in serving and providing convenience to the clients. He stressed that livelihood programs are very beneficial in reducing unemployment. He added that the main purpose of the program is augmenting the marginalized workers’ income thereby reducing poverty in the society.

 

Natividad gave details on the livelihood financial assistance granted: (1) San Roque Handmade Paper Products Multi-Purpose Cooperative (MPC) on their project on “Enhancement of Handmade Paper Production” with 35 beneficiaries; (2) Misamis Oriental Dole Phils. Labor Union-FILU on their Rice Marketing project (29 beneficiaries); (3) Salay River II Fisherfolks and Farmers (SARIFAFI)-MPC on their “Municipal Sea Fishing” project (27 beneficiaries); (4) Bal-ason Farmers Producers Cooperative on their project on Trading on Agri-Vet Supplies (38 beneficiaries); and (5) Abaca Farmers Association on their “Enhancement of ABACA Fiber Trading” (58 beneficiaries). He also said that the projects were coursed through the Accredited Co-Partner San Roque Handmade paper Products MPC.    

 

End/Dundee Daing/DOLE-X EMO PFO

 

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Father Rody Cabeltes officiated the blessing of the new DOLE-X Eastern Misamis Oriental Provincial Field Office with DOLE Assistant Secretary Ma. Gloria A. Tango (in her back) on 7 July 2017in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental. (Photo source: DOLE-X EMO PFO)

 

Father Rody Cabeltes (2nd from left) officiated the blessing of the new DOLE-X Eastern Misamis Oriental Provincial Field Office with  DOLE-X Regional Director Joffrey M. Suyao (leftmost) on 7 July 2017in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental. (Photo source: DOLE-X EMO PFO)

 

DOLE-X Regional Director Joffrey M. Suyao (standing) gives his message to the livelihood beneficiries during the livelihood turnover and office blessing on 7 July 2017in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental. (Photo source: DOLE-X EMO PFO)

 

Recipients of the livelihood financial assistance with (starting 4th from left) DOLE Assistant Secretary Ma. Gloria A. Tango, DOLE-X Regional Director Joffrey M. Suyao, DOLE-X Assistant Regional Director Estrella U. Pahalla, and DOLE-X EMO PFO Chief Errol A. Natividad standing) during the livelihood turnover and office blessing on 7 July 2017in Villanueva, Misamis Oriental. (Photo source: DOLE-X EMO PFO)

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2017-07-27
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