Davao de Oro — A total of fourteen solo-parent scholars under the Training for Work Scholarship Program (TWSP) graduated from TESDA’s skills training program on Bread and Pastry Production NC II yesterday at Brgy. Nuevo Iloco, Mawab, Davao de Oro.
The program is part of the agency’s efforts to encourage more women to be empowered through skills training on various courses. Provincial TESDA Director Jasmin Neri congratulated the graduates and thanked them for participating and completing the training that provides a mechanism and will ensure the availability of qualified skilled workers based on the industry’s requirements.
“I’m hoping that these new skills and knowledge you’ve acquired will lead each one of you to become more productive and skillful women of the community,” Neri said.
The graduates underwent eighteen-day skills training and received their Training and National Certificates, and full training allowances during the graduation ceremony.
Ms. Rosa D. Bayani, one of the graduates expressed her gratitude for benefiting the free services of the government that economically empowered women sectors through skills training programs.
“Sulod sa 18-days namu nga training, dako kaayu ang among kalipay ug pagpasamalat lakip na sa amuang mga trainers sa ilahang gipaambit nga kahibalo aron kami makakat-on sama sa pag bake ug mga cakes, breads ug uban pa. Diin magamit namu kini nga additional source of income ug alang usab kini sa ikalambo sa tagsa-tagsa namu ka pamilya,” Bayani stated.
This activity was made successful through collaboration and partnership with DUMPER PTDA Partylist, PLGU Davao de Oro, Provincial Women Development Council (PWDC), Local Government Unit of Mawab, Community Training and Employment Coordinators, and Davao National Agricultural School.
(Rheafe Hortizano-Provincial Information Division of DdO, photo courtesy by Jonie Cadiz | Michael Manguhig, RPN DXKT Davao OIC)