By J. Jala | 03:19 PM January 12, 2021
Panghagban Women’s Association. Photo: Vanessa Aumentado Facebook

In its goal to help raise the income of informal economies in the province of Bohol, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) 7 turned over kabuhayan checks to women’s associations in Buenavista town on Tuesday, January 12, 2021.

DOLE 7 facilitated the release of DOLE Integrated Livelihood Program (DILP) through the assistance of assistance of Bohol Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado who personally handed-over the said checks amounting to P 511,000 (Rice Mill Traveller, Water Pump and Rice Blower) to Nueva Montaña Women’s Association and P 500, 000 (for egg production) to Panghagban Women’s Association.

Also present during the release were DOLE provincial officials, Vanessa Aumentado, respective recipients, and barangay officials.

Nueva Montaña Women’s Association. Photo: Vanessa Aumentado Facebook

Rep. Aumentado said DOLE livelihood is a big help for our small entrepreneurs.

Vanessa Aumentado expressed her gratitude to DOLE for helping them realize their vision for Buenavista. “As women, we are not only homemakers, but in our little way we can be of help to our community and DOLE provided us with the needed tools to start that. So we are especially grateful to DOLE for the much needed assistance,” she said.

Bohol 2nd district Rep. Erico Aristotle Aumentado and his wife Vanessa Aumentado during the turn-over ceremony.

DILP is a flagship program of the DOLE which seeks to contribute to poverty reduction and reduce vulnerability to risks of the working poor, vulnerable and marginalized workers either through emergency employment, promotion of entrepreneurship and community enterprises.

By Bohol Island News

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