Residents of Barangay 99 in Diit district, Tacloban City are the recipients of a short-course training on bread and pastry and cookery initiated by the Consuelo Foundation which provided the mobile wing van and the Tacloban city government under Mayor Cristina Romualdez. (Photos courtesy of TESDA and PESO)

TACLOBAN CITY- Last February 23, 2019, Consuelo Foundation (CF) in partnership with the Technical Education Skills Development Authority (TESDA) and the city government of Tacloban through the leadership of Mayor Cristina G. Romualdez launched the “Consuelo on Wheels” Program in Barangay Diit, this city.
The multi-stakeholder program will provide on-site training on bread and pastry production and Cookery to residents of Pope Francis Village and Brgy. 99 Diit using a Mobile Wing Van outfitted with training equipment and materials.
After the training, the trainees will receive post-training assistance from CF, the Public Employment Service Office (PESO) and the City Cooperatives Development and Livelihood Assistance Office (CCDLAO) to ensure the sustainability of the livelihood assistance.
The program is also in partnership with the Department of Labor and Employment, Francesco, Inc. and the Center for Community Transformation (CCT).(with a report from D. ABARQUEZ/CIO)