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WODP scholar finishes with Distinction Award

Mary Julie Ann R. Recto, a Workers Organization Development Program (WODP) scholar graduated with distinction award at Romblon State University - San Fernando Campus, San Fernando, Romblon on 30 June 2020 with a degree of Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in Technology and Livelihood Education.

Recto is a dependent of a member from the Progressive Women’s League – Romblon Federation Association, San Fernando Chapter. She started as WODP scholar on her second year in college with a monthly stipend amounting to Three Thousand pesos.

Scholarship is not just about the allowances I have received from DOLE, it is a lifetime opportunity, trust and support to become a competent individual. As a student shaping her future, I want to be competent in everything I do. I persevered and enriched my potentials, I volunteered as student assistant in school and in community services because for me, it is my simple way of returning what DOLE has given me”, Recto said.

DOLE MIMAROPA OIC Regional Director Albert E. Gutib congratulated Recto for her excellent academic performance as he said “Your success is also our success. DOLE was overwhelmed for this news as you finished your degree with flying colors. As you enter the world of work please bear our hopes and prayers for your future endeavor.”

During her academic years, Recto was a consistent Dean’s Lister thus thousands meaning of success were reflected to her graduation picture wearing toga and genuine smile.

The scholarship grant under WODP is extended to the legitimate dependents of registered labor organizations and workers associations under the Isabelo Delos Reyes (IDR) Scholarship which aims to enhance the leadership capabilities and potentials of the future workers and leaders of the society.


End/Sarah Jane B. Ferranco



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