DTI Bicol implements more programs on CLEEP
by RB Manlangit
Daet, Camarines Norte (26 June) -- The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) provincial office here has conducted Basic Skills Training on Pineapple Juice Wine and Vinegar Making in San Lorenzo Ruiz town.
DTI Provincial Director Ernesto Pardo said the training program supports the Comprehensive Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (CLEEP) of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.
He said some 40 participants from the Women’s Matacong Empowement Now and Women’s Incorporated of San Lorenzo Ruiz, Caayunan Multi-Purpose Cooperative of Basud, Labo Multi-Purpose Cooperative of Labo and 3 starting entrepreneurs of Daet town participated to the training.
Resource speakers and training specialists were provided by the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Bicol.
Pardo said DTI has since January 2009 conducted at least 41 trainings on different livelihood programs and technology transfer benefiting some 271 locals who are now engaged in small enterprise.
Seven displaced overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) also underwent training on Basic Business Planning," he said. (PIA CamNorte) [top]