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GHPC partners DOLE NorMin for 1st “Araw ng mga Kasambahay”


Cagayan de Oro City - Some 95 Kagay-anon “katabangs”; "kasambahays" or domestic helpers clad with their employers at the Golden Heritage Polytechnic College (GHPC) on 24 May 2018 to celebrate the “Araw ng mga Kasambahay”, a first in Northern Mindanao.


With the theme, "Enhancing Knowledge and Skills of Domestic Workers", the activity started with a registration and profiling, while Leizl Ann Marie Lee presented Occupational Safety and Health Protection for Kasambahays; Overview of Technical Skills Learning Session for Kasambahay by Jerome V. Manriquez of TESDA; and DOLE-X LEO III Ralph Labnao for the Overview of the Salient Features of RA 10361 (Batas Kasambahay).


Activities adding substance to the celebration were entertainment numbers and KasambaOKE singing contest, as well as testimonials of former kasambahays of their achievements by Jeffrey Librada, Jennelyn Lipanta and Christina Lariba. All alumni in the institution, now full-fledged licensed teachers in permanent status teaching under the basic education department.


DOLE-X OIC Assistant Regional Director Estrella Pahalla thanked the school administrator Michelle D. Dichosa for hosting the first celebration after its signing in 2013, as well as widened the knowledge of understanding of the kasambahays by informing their rights and benefits, more so recognized their vital roles in the family and society.


GHPC sustains its Sunday school program by developing modules to cater quality education for working students.


End/Glenford C. Labial/DOLE-X


Inspired as desired.

DOLE-X OIC Asst. Regional, Estrella U. Pahalla inspires some 95 kasambahays and their employers on 24 May 2018 at Golden Heritage Polytechnic College. (Photo source: GCL/DOLE-X)


On RA 10361 (Batas Kasambahay) Leizl Ann Marie P. Lee of OSHC and Ralph O. Labnao of DOLE-X advocate the Kasambahay Law on 24 May 2018 at Golden Heritage Polytechnic College. (Photo source: GCL/DOLE-X)


Successful thumbs up!

All smiles after the 1st Araw ng mga Kasambahay celebration with DOLE-X staff, and partner agencies on 24 May 2018 at Golden Heritage Polytechnic College. (Photo source: GCL/DOLE-X)


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