TESDA provides livelihood training for MisOcc town

By : Mindanao Today/09:06:23am 08/04/2021


Residents from Barangay Migpangi receive livelihood training from TESDA. (SMRN | PIA-10 | Misamis Occidental)

BONIFACIO, Misamis Occidental – As part of the Community-Based Training Program, the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Misamis Occidental, in partnership with the local government of Bonifacio and Diwat National High School, provided a livelihood training that would enable the beneficiaries to establish their own business, which they may eventually sell and consume.

A total of 60 fisherfolks participated on the Bangus deboning and Rellenong Bangus making at Barangay Migpangi, Bonifacio town recently.

During the training, Provincial Director El Cid Castillo said, “We have created local interventions program for the Development and Empowerment of Rural (LIDER) Misamis Occidental. We bring bring this program to the community to help you for your advancement and additional alternative to your livelihood. All of us is affected by the pandemic but we will not be defeated. We have ways to help ourselves and our families and barangays through livelihood programs.”

The provincial director assured that the government is willing to extend aid to those who needed it the most.

“It is our aim to provide enhancement and capability training to create a sustainable livelihood for the residents,” he said.

Through this initiative, Castillo said the beneficiaries can become more self-reliant so they can support their families through their livelihood and further develop their communities.

For his part, Bonifacio Mayor Samson Dumanjug acknowledged TESDA's full support in training their locals and for being the "channel of blessings" for Barangay Migpangi.

TESDA also conducted a community pantry and distributed starter tool kits and training support fund to the participants.

The training aims to provide knowledge and skills, and other livelihood interventions to the residents of Barangay Migpangi, which they can use for starting a home-based livelihood amid the pandemic. (SMRN | PIA-10 | Misamis Occidental)

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