TACLOBAN CITY-The city government through Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez and Public Employment Service Office (PESO), in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment, turned over 30 ovens and baking pans on Tuesday (November 29) to beneficiaries of the Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (DILEEP).
The livelihood package worth P12,000 each was distributed to beneficiaries who have undergone baking classes offered by the Cristina’s Learn and Earn Program (CLEP) and the City Cooperative Office.
Mayor Romualdez was joined by DOLE 8 chief of North Leyte Office Bernardita Navarra during the turn over ceremony held at the City Hall lobby, witnessed by PESO chief Emilia Cruz.
The second batch of beneficiaries will receive their ovens on December 9, coinciding with the grand barangayan that will be held at the City Hall grounds.
On that day, 30 pedicab drivers will also receive their units availed through the Kabuhayan Restoration Program of DILEEP. The beneficiaries who came from Yolanda-stricken communities was validated and screened by PESO. (HENRY JAMES G. ROCA, CIO)