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Tuesday, April 16, 2024

Six Beneficiaries Get Livelihood Kit From DTI’s PPG Program

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A total of six beneficiaries benefited from the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa program Monday morning.

Grace Aduca, DTI provincial director told RPN DXXX, of the six PPG beneficiaries, three (3) came from Campo Islam and from Talon-Talon, one from Rio Hondo and two from Tigtabon and Talon-Talon.

Of these beneficiaries, two are into seaweeds farming while the four are into sari sari stores.

They were given P10,000 worth of livelihood kits. For the seaweeds farmers, they were given weighing scales and binding ropes while for the sari sari stores, they were given groceries worth P10,000.

Beneficiaries were chosen after the office conducted an orientation to the affected barangays. Then the barangay chairmen provided DTI list of the most affected beneficiaries.

Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa is a program of DTI for those  with existing businesses where they give assistance to victims of human-induced calamities.

Tomorrow Tuesday, the DTI will award the last set of beneficiaries.

For Tuesday, 12 beneficiaries will be awarded, four are into rubber, two for seaweeds farming, and six sari sari stores.

For those into rubber they will be given knives and banyeras, for seaweeds farming weighing scales and binding ropes, while for sari sari stores grocery items.

Before the items will be given, the beneficiaries underwent a seminar on entrepreneurship and they have their simple business plan. (R.G. A A. Go)

(Source: Interview with Grace Aduca, DTI Provincial Director)

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