scare, DOLE-RO VIII awards P490K livelihood assistance to Abuyog
NORMA RAE S. COSTIMIANO
March 18, 2020
TACLOBAN CITY – The
Department of Labor and Employment Regional Office VIII (DOLE-RO
VIII) continues to deliver its programs and services to the people
of Eastern Visayas amidst the Coronavirus Disease-2019 (COVID-19)
scare that haunts not only the region but the entire country.
DOLE-RO VIII through its
Western Leyte Field Office has successfully released on March 18,
2020 livelihood assistance to the barangay local government unit of
Malaguicay, Abuyog, Leyte amounting to P490,300.00.
Said livelihood aid was
charged against the DOLE Integrated Livelihood Program (DILP) funds
of the agency and will be utilized for the implementation of the
Swine Production Project of Malaguicay Integrated Farmers
Association with forty-one (41) members.
Present during the simple
awarding ceremony were Hon.Lemuel Gin K. Traya, LGU-Abuyog Mayor,
Mr. Francisco B. Archin, PESO Manager of LGU-Abuyog, Hon. Luciana L.
Lutiva, Barangay Captain and Mr. Rosilito T. Ygaña, Senior Labor and
Mayor Traya thanked the
DOLE for the effort shown in awarding the livelihood assistance
despite the COVID-19 scare presently affecting the transactions of
all organizations and establishments.
“From the bottom of our
hearts we would like to thank DOLE for being sincere in helping our
constituents, not letting the COVID stop you from delivering your
programs and services. Thank you for bringing this assistance in
such a time like this. We surely appreciate it”, said Mayor Traya.
In response, Mr. Ygaña
gave his message in behalf of DOLE Regional Director Yahya A. Centi.
“In behalf of DOLE-RO
VIII, I would like to say that we at DOLE will remain committed to
the continued delivery and implementation of our programs and
service for the benefit of Eastern Visayas. We really hope that we
will all do our part for these livelihood funds to go a long way so
that our efforts will not be in vain”, said Mr. Ygaña. (with reports
from Rosilito T. Ygaña)