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DOLE Bicol Provides Livelihood kits to 50 Child Laborers' Parents

 

Camarines Norte - In line with the government effort to remove child laborers from hazardous work, fifty-two individuals from the municipalities of Labo, Paracale and Jose Panganiban received livelihood assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE).

The livelihood starter kits worth P802, 287.50 were given to the parents of child laborers (PCLs) who have been profiled in 2019 by DOLE. This was done through a small turn-over ceremony last July 27, 2020 with beneficiaries consisting of miners, farmers, and fisherfolks.

The livelihood starter kits worth P802, 287.50 were given to the parents of child laborers (PCLs) who have been profiled in 2019 by DOLE. This was done through a simple turn-over ceremony last July 27, 2020 with beneficiaries consisting of miners, farmers, and fisherfolks.

With the livelihood assistance which consist of cooking equipment and tools, the beneficiaries are expected to start their entrepreneurial ventures that will generate sustainable incomes that can support the needs of the family. That way, they will be able to send their children to school and not on the streets.

The project which was implemented through a direct administration, barangays with jurisdiction to the project pledged their commitment to assist the Agency in the conduct of project monitoring and submit progress report on a regular basis.

The beneficiaries are the last group in the first batch. Of the total 120 profiled PCLs, 69 beneficiaries have already received DOLE’s livelihood assistance. The remaining batch is scheduled to receive the livelihood starter kits this month./ISO PR Code:2020_gud_Jul_30_ DOLE Bicol provides livelihood kits to 50 child laborers’ parents 

 

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JOEL M. GONZALES

Regional Director

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