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PIA Press Release
2009/06/12

Over 5,000 receive P12,078,000 worth of PGMA's CLEEP at Kalayaan 2009 in Region 8

Tacloban City (June 12) -- During the 111th Anniversary of Philippine Independence, some 5,011 Eastern Visayans were happy beneficiaries to the awarding of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo's Comprehensive Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (CLEEP) projects amounting to P12,078,000.00, from Presidential Adviser for Political Affairs, Secretary Gabriel Claudio, at the Tacloban City Convention Center.

Job contracts and certificates of employment from 42 government agencies and two local government units, were awarded to about 1702 beneficiaries by the Guest of Honor who is also the CLEEP steward for Eastern Visayas.

About 900 young Eastern Visayans happily received their Pangulong Gloria Scholarship vouchers from Secretary Claudio who was assisted by PA Cynthia Nierras, and DOLE Director Forter Puguon who was the host of the historic event.

About 2,448 people were the lucky recipients of the livelihood grants from the 17 National Government Agencies and 2 local government units.

This makes the total number of beneficiaries of the various job contracts, scholarships and livelihood grants to about 5,011.

The beneficiaries are from various sectors of society, young people, mature people, ladies and gentlemen, senior citizens, farmers, fisherfolk and many others.

The beneficiaries came from the different provinces of the Region, from Southern Leyte to Northern Samar.

The venue of the commemorative program and Jobs Fair and Service Caravan was the Tacloban City Convention Center which accommodates 5,000 people. At the center are the tables for the recruiters and applicants while along the sides are the booths of the different government agencies participating in the Service Caravan.

The bleachers were conducive place for the applicants to sit and watch the filmshowing of Kalayaan 200 and Andres Bonifacio video tapes produced by the Philippine Information Agency.

Prominently located in the Astrodome is the Kalayaan Memorabilia, a photo exhibit of the Philippine Information Agency. (PIA 8) [top]

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