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PIA Press Release
2009/06/26

TESDA launches Project LAOING

Tabuk, Kalinga (26 June) -- Pouring out more funds to investment in human development here, Representative Manuel S. Agyao of the Lone District of Kalinga, in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) launched Project Livelihood And Opportunities for INdigenous Groups or Project LAOING last June 19.

TESDA Kalinga Director Julie Banganan said that this is a realization of the commitment of Agyao to the "creation and maintenance of self-reliant and empowered communities through community organizing, provision of livelihood skills training, entrepreneurship development, and establishment of resource-based enterprises."

With TESDA facilitating the skills development component of the project, TVET providers, the local government units and line agencies will also be providing the needed support in order to implement the project successfully.

This collaborative endeavor she said has several objectives. These include the provision of livelihood skills training for the identified priority sectors; implement entrepreneurship development training towards the establishment of resource-based enterprises; instill work values that enhance the productivity and competitiveness of beneficiaries; augment incomes of beneficiaries; expand the employment base in the communities; develop and promote Dangal ng Barangay products and services; develop a network of project implementers, committed to resource and expertise sharing; and document best practices for future replication.

Banganan said that this project was conceptualized to accommodate the disadvantaged sector willing to undergo skills training but could not afford to attend the training in the different TEK BOK providers located in Tabuk.

"Through Project LAOING, we will not only provide them the training but we will also be bringing to them the opportunity to learn through community –based trainings to be conducted right in their municipalities," she said.

The P. 5 million fund from the Office of the Congressman she said will be utilized for trainers honorarium and training supplies. The local government of Pasil has also committed to provide the materials for their masonry and tile setting skills training, Banganan said.

Identified skills training needs are Manicure, Pedicure and hairdressing for Tabuk City ; Computer Hardware Servicing NC II and manicure/pedicure for Rizal; Computer Hardware Servicing NC II for Balbalan and Lubuagan; Tinglayan and Pasil identified masonry and tile setting; baking for Pinukpuk; while Tanudan opted for an engine tune-up skills training.

Except for the National Certificate II courses, trainees who will undergo the cluster courses she said will be given Certificate of Competency.

The Office of the Congressman has likewise allotted P 500,000.00 for the completion of a building at TESDA Kalinga for the TESDA Provincial Training Center (PTC). (ggd/PIA-Kalinga) [top]

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