04 August 2021 – The Poverty Reduction Livelihood and Employment Cluster (PRLEC) recently launches various skills training as part of the launching of the Barangay Development Program of the government.

A total of 135 trainees attended the launching of the PRLEC of the Various Skills Training Program of the Priority Barangay of the Municipality of Alegria last July 28, 2021, at Don Francisco “Kikoy” Bagol Sports Complex.

As the lead agency of PRLEC, TESDA Provincial Director Catalina Tacubao of TESDA Suriga del Norte spearheaded the activity in cooperation with the Local Government Unit of Alegria, Surigao del Norte headed by Municipal Mayor Rene G. Esma.

The event was graced by TESDA Caraga Regional Director Tarhata Mapandi and 30 IB Commandant General George Banson along with Mr. Emilio Pantejo representing Governor Francisco T. Matugas , Alegria, Surigao del Norte Vice Mayor Dominador G. Esma Jr., all SB members of the LGU and the five Barangay Captains of the Priority Barangay, Hon. Felix Paclipan of Ferlda, Hon. Robert Rafael of Alipao, Hon. Romel Tabamo of Budlingin, Hon. Nelson De Pedro of Pongtud and Hon. Herbert Antiola of San Juan

Also attended were Datu Mario Labao of the IP Community of Budlingin and representatives of other member agencies of PRLEC, DSWD, PCA, DTI, Dep Ed, Dept of Agriculture.

The launching is a success with the commitment of the trainees to attend religiously and finished the said training. (Gilbert Martinez / JSN)