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Bangued, Abra – In a bid to give a capital to those who want to earn a living, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR) has released P22 million to Abra communities.

DOLE-Abra Provincial Head George Lubin, Jr. said fifteen (15) organizations received assistance under the livelihood project and Tulong Pangkabuhayan for Disadvantage/Displaced persons (TUPAD) project. Under the project, recipients have different activities that aims to help them earn a living.

“The Tupad project, is an emergency employment program where residents will be working for a minimum of 10 days and a maximum of 30 days. Lubin said.

“In Tupad, one example is the repair and rehabilitation of a slope protection and farm to market road in San Juan, Abra where there are eight barangays and there will be 510 people working for ten days and a maximum of thirty days. The beneficiaries will be receiving around P4.6 million as their wage in working together in their community. Their attendance through their daily time record will show how much would be paid to them.” Lubin explained.

Those who will be working are required to have simple bookkeeping where they will be logging their financial statements and this will be monitored by personnel of DOLE Abra Field Office./ with reports from Christopher Tugadi, dole-abra field office.

Dir.Exequiel Guzman
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