Davao de Oro—Ninety-nine friends rescued (FR) in Davao de Oro received a livelihood settlement grant (LSG) worth P20,000 each under the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in a turn-over ceremony on July 12, 2022, at the Capitol Building, Activity Hall.
DSWD FO-XI Regional Director, Atty. Vanessa B. Goc-ong said that the grants help as capital on their [FR] proposed livelihood project to uplift their socio-economic well-being as they start anew.
“𝑈𝑏𝑜𝑠 𝑠𝑎 𝑎𝑚𝑜𝑎𝑛𝑔 𝑎ℎ𝑒𝑛𝑠𝑦𝑎, 𝑝𝑎𝑑𝑎𝑦𝑢𝑛 𝑚𝑖 𝑛𝑔𝑎 𝑚𝑎𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔𝑘𝑎𝑚𝑜𝑡 𝑛𝑔𝑎 𝑚𝑜 𝑠𝑒𝑟𝑏𝑖𝑠𝑦𝑜 𝑠𝑎 𝑖𝑛𝑦𝑢ℎ𝑎 𝑜𝑔 𝑖ℎ𝑎𝑡𝑎𝑔 𝑘𝑎𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑦𝑜 𝑎𝑛𝑔 𝑎𝑛𝑔𝑎𝑦 𝑜𝑔 ℎ𝑎𝑜𝑚 𝑛𝑔𝑎 𝑎𝑠𝑠𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑛𝑐𝑒 𝑛𝑔𝑎 𝑖𝑛𝑦𝑢𝑛𝑔 𝑔𝑖𝑘𝑖𝑛𝑎ℎ𝑎𝑛𝑔𝑙𝑎𝑛. 𝐾𝑎𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑐𝑎𝑠ℎ 𝑎𝑠𝑠𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑛𝑐𝑒 𝑚𝑎𝑔𝑠𝑖𝑙𝑏𝑖 𝑘𝑖𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑔 𝑐𝑎𝑝𝑖𝑡𝑎𝑙 𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑦𝑢 𝑎𝑟𝑜𝑛 𝑚𝑎𝑔𝑎𝑚𝑖𝑡 𝑠𝑎 𝑘𝑢𝑛𝑔 𝑢𝑛𝑠𝑎𝑛𝑔 𝑙𝑖𝑣𝑒𝑙𝑖ℎ𝑜𝑜𝑑 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑗𝑒𝑐𝑡 𝑛𝑔𝑎 𝑖𝑛𝑦𝑢ℎ𝑎𝑛𝑔 𝑚𝑎𝑝𝑖𝑙𝑖 𝑜𝑔 𝑝𝑒𝑟𝑚𝑖𝑛𝑡𝑒 𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑦𝑢𝑛𝑔 ℎ𝑢𝑛𝑎-ℎ𝑢𝑛𝑎𝑜𝑛 𝑛𝑔𝑎 𝑎𝑛𝑔 𝐷𝑆𝑊𝐷 𝑤𝑖𝑙𝑙 𝑏𝑒 𝑦𝑜𝑢𝑟 𝑝𝑎𝑟𝑡𝑛𝑒𝑟 𝑝𝑎𝑟𝑎 𝑠𝑎 𝑘𝑎𝑏𝑎𝑔-𝑜ℎ𝑎𝑛 𝑢𝑔 𝑘𝑎𝑙𝑎𝑚𝑏𝑜𝑎𝑛”, Goc-ong said.
Livelihoods such as sari-sari stores, vegetable gardening, vulcanizing, and hog raising were identified by the recipients, according to the DSWD.
BGen Jesus P Durante III, 1001st Commander, thanks the friends rescued for turning themselves in and returning to the mainstream society where they can now avail the various benefits offered by the government.
In addition, Governor Dorothy Gonzaga represented by 2nd District Board Member Ruwina Gonzaga, expressed her gratitude to the various government agencies for providing sustainable livelihood assistance for the friends rescued to help them live a normal life together with their families.
“𝐴𝑛𝑔 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑏𝑖𝑛𝑠𝑦𝑎 𝑠𝑎 𝐷𝑎𝑣𝑎𝑜 𝑑𝑒 𝑂𝑟𝑜 𝑎𝑛𝑑𝑎𝑚 𝑗𝑢𝑑 𝑚𝑜 𝑎𝑙𝑎𝑔𝑎𝑑 𝑜𝑔 𝑚𝑜 𝑠𝑢𝑝𝑜𝑟𝑡𝑎 𝑘𝑎𝑛𝑖𝑛𝑦𝑜 𝑠𝑎 𝑖𝑛𝑦𝑢𝑛𝑔 𝑝𝑎𝑔𝑏𝑎𝑙𝑖𝑘 𝑠𝑎 𝑠𝑎𝑏𝑎𝑘𝑎𝑛 𝑠𝑎 𝑔𝑜𝑏𝑦𝑒𝑟𝑛𝑜. 𝐴𝑏𝑟𝑖 𝑎𝑛𝑔 𝑘𝑎𝑝𝑖𝑡𝑜𝑙𝑦𝑜 𝑘𝑢𝑛𝑔 𝑘𝑎𝑚𝑜 𝑛𝑎𝑛𝑔𝑖𝑛𝑎ℎ𝑎𝑛𝑔𝑙𝑎𝑛 𝑢𝑔 𝑡𝑎𝑏𝑎𝑛𝑔 𝑠𝑎𝑚𝑎 𝑠𝑎 𝑝𝑎𝑔𝑝𝑎𝑒𝑠𝑘𝑤𝑒𝑙𝑎 𝑠𝑎 𝑖𝑛𝑦𝑢𝑛𝑔 𝑚𝑔𝑎 𝑎𝑛𝑎𝑘, 𝑝𝑟𝑜𝑏𝑙𝑒𝑚𝑎 𝑠𝑎 𝑚𝑎𝑡𝑎𝑛𝑔 𝑠𝑎 𝑝𝑎𝑛𝑙𝑎𝑤𝑎𝑠, 𝑢𝑔 𝑢𝑏𝑎𝑛 𝑝𝑎𝑛𝑔 𝑎𝑠𝑠𝑖𝑠𝑡𝑎𝑛𝑐𝑒 𝑛𝑔𝑎 𝑎𝑛𝑔𝑎𝑦 𝑛𝑎𝑚𝑜𝑛𝑔 𝑖𝑘𝑎ℎ𝑎𝑡𝑎𝑔 𝑠𝑎 𝑖𝑛𝑦𝑢ℎ𝑎”, Gonzaga said.
She also underscored that the new administration assures to continue its support to the intervention programs and initiatives of the government forces in maintaining peace in the province of Davao de Oro. (𝑅ℎ𝑒𝑎𝑓𝑒 𝐻𝑜𝑟𝑡𝑖𝑧𝑎𝑛𝑜 –𝐼𝑛𝑓𝑜𝑟𝑚𝑎𝑡𝑖𝑜𝑛 𝑂𝑓𝑓𝑖𝑐𝑒, 𝑃ℎ𝑜𝑡𝑜𝑠 𝑏𝑦 𝐽𝑜𝑛𝑖𝑒 𝐶𝑎𝑑𝑖𝑧)