TACLOBAN CITY-To avail of discounted commodities and Christmas products, Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez enjoined all Taclobanons to take advantage of the three-day diskwento caravan noche buena edition at the City Engineer’s gymnasium.
Food items enjoyed by families during Christmas are sold in the caravan as well as gift items, Christmas items and decor, souvenir items, local delicacies, among others at discounted prices, Mayor Romualdez said.
The caravan, which is a tie-up activity between the Department of Trade and Industry- Leyte and the city government of Tacloban, aims to help consumers avail items at lower prices during the Christmas holiday.
DTI-Leyte consumer welfare chief Araceli Larraga, in an interview, said that products sold at the diskwento caravan are 5 to 10% lower compared to the regular prices of the items sold in the business outlets.
Local distributors and entrepreneurs joined this diskwento caravan, Larraga said.
Free massage and haircuts are also available at the caravan courtesy of the CLEP (Cristina Learn & Earn Program), a comprehensive livelihood entrepreneurial program that addresses job employment of the city government. (GAY B. GASPAY, TISAT)