By DPAO, 8ID PA
February 3, 2016
CATUBIG, Northern Samar – A community-based skills training program initiated by 20th Infantry (We Lead) Battalion, Technical Education and Skills Training Authority (TESDA) and Local Government Unit (LGU) of Las Navas, Northern Samar was culminated on January 29, 2016 in Las Navas Agro-Industrial School.
128 local beneficiaries from San Jose, Catubig, Barangay Dapdap, San Isidro and Del Pilar all of Las Navas, Northern Samar successfully completed the training requirements on Livestock Poultry Production, Raise Swine, Vegetable Crops, Sewing Draft and Cut Pattern, Bread and Pastry Making, and Motorcycle Engine Repair all NC-II TESDA certified.
The beneficiaries received “Pangkabuhayan Starter Tool Kits” during their graduation as a jump-start to uplift their livelihood and economic condition. They extend their heartfelt appreciation for the soldier’s best initiatives on poverty alleviation.
“We cannot always wait for what the government can provide us, rather, we can better help others by teaching them how to fish. In this way, the attainment of success and resolution of social issues will be resolved”, 20IB chief LtCol. Palma said.
This, in return, the Philippine Army will get closer to the hearts of Nortehanons as we inspire and motivate them in bringing closer to all the government programs which is anchored on a people centered, comprehensive and sustainable approach toward the attainment of our core purpose in serving the people and securing the land.