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LGUs in Romblon receive 985K grant from DOLE MIMAROPA

Assistant Regional Director Atty. Sixto T. Rodriguez, Jr., headed the awarding of livelihood grant worth Php985,485.00 to two Parents-Teachers Associations in Romblon on April 26, 2017.

ARD Rodriguez, together with DOLE Romblon FO Head Carlo B. Villaflores and personnel issued the check amounting to 364,395.00 to the Municipal Local Government Unit of Santa Fe, Romblon held in Santa Fe National High School, Poblacion, Santa Fe, Romblon. They also awarded the check amounting to 621,090.00 to Barangay Local Governemnt Unit of Poblacion, San Jose, Romblon in San Jose Agricultural High School, Poblacion, San Jose, Romblon. These two government units serve as the Accredited Co-Partner (ACPs) of the respective projects of their constituents.

Atty. Rodriguez expressed his happiness and excitement as he personally extended the first livelihood support of DOLE to these two associations through the assistance of their respective ACPs. He mentioned that active participation, open-mindedness and cooperation from officers and members of the association are some of the key elements in the success of their group’s endeavors. He likewise challenged the two associations to have the motivation to run their business well for once they become successful, the department will continue to provide financial assistance to their group.

The presidents of the SFNHS PTA and PAPT heeded the challenge of Atty. Rodriguez and promised that they will do their best in making sure that the funds awarded to them will not go to waste and they will be a catalyst in bringing progress in the lives of their members and in their community. LGU Santa Fe and BLGU-Poblacion, San Jose, Romblon will be the one to purchase the tools, equipment and raw materials indicated on the approved proposals and will assist the department in monitoring the projects.

Present during the awarding in Santa Fe, Romblon were Municipal Vice Mayor. Hon. Miguel Galido and the rest of the Sangguniang Bayan, SFNHS School Principal Erwin M. Marquez,  SFNHS PTA President Domingo C. Condes, Jr. Senior High School Coordinator Merlinda M. Mendoza, Supreme Student Government President Richard Cawaling, Faculty and staff of SFNHS, and officers and members of Santa Fe NHS Parents Teachers Association.

In San Jose, Romblon, attendees of the awarding were BLGU Poblacion Punong Barangay Orlando T. Sabay and the rest of barangay officials; SJAHS School Principal Hedelyn F. Ferriol, school faculty and staff; and officers and members of Poblacion Association of Parents and Teachers (PAPT).


End/Renell G. Mayo


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