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NHA relocatees in Valenzuela gets early Christmas Gift from DOLE

The DOLE CAMANAVA Field Office, National Housing Authority (NHA), the Valenzuela City government thru its Public Employment Service Office (PESO) and Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) awarded Livelihood grants to three Home Owners Associations in Disiplina Village in Valenzuela City. The activity was held on 11 December 2017.

370 beneficiaries from Phase I to III of the said resettlement area were provided with livelihood resources worth P1,520,500.00 to set up their own businesses such as Frozen Food Retailing, Bigasan, Garments and Basahan Making under the DOLE Integrated Livelihood Program (DILEEP).

Prior to the said awarding, the beneficiaries through a screening process and attended business planning writeshop that enabled them to submit their business plans. They also participated in social preparation seminars with topics such as Principles of Basic Accountancy, Ethics and Traits of Managing Business, among others, which assured their ability to run and grow the awarded livelihood grants. 

The Disiplina Village in Valenzuela City is among the sites for the convergence of services and programs. The Convergence Fund for the program was set up by the national government in pursuit of uplifting the living conditions of the relocated families in selected resettlement areas. Among the activities covered by said fund includes establishment of community facilities, livelihood program, and other welfare services for the relocation sites that are lodged in various National Government Agencies (NGAs) such as DOLE. Also, the different programs enrolled for funding by the Convergence Fund was implemented in partnership with LGUs, particularly the PESO and the community associations in the resettlement sites.  

DILEEP is one of the department’s venture to contribute to the government agenda of inclusive growth through massive job generation and poverty reduction.

 

END/Angelica Fresnoza

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2018-01-04
Dir. H. J. Jalbuena
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