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Friday, September 30, 2022

Child laborers’ parents receive P927K worth of DOLE livelihood assistance

BUTUAN CITY – Some thirty-one parents of profiled child laborers from Barangay Bobon, this city were awarded with Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Livelihood Assistance amounting to Nine Hundred Twenty-Seven Thousand Three Hundred Sixty-Nine Pesos (Php 927,369.00) for the procurement of different tools and equipment for the individual projects of the beneficiaries.


Grateful for the assistance, one parent shared,”Nagpasalamat mi ug dako sa DOLE sa ilang gihatag nga livelihood. Isa akong anak nga na profile nga Child Laborer diria sa among Barangay. Wala kami nag dahom na mapili among Barangay ug mahatagan ug dugang panginabuhian sa amo isip isa ka ginikanan. Dako kaayo ning tabang sa among pang adlaw adlaw na panginabuhian ug sa kommunidad dinhi sa among barangay (We are thankful to DOLE for providing us  livelihood. My child was among the children who profiled as child laborer in our barangay. We were not expecting that our barangay would  be chosen as one of the areas to benefit from this livelihood for us parents of child laborers. This is really a great help to provide our daily needs, and here in our barangay).” 

 

Amo kani ampingan ang Livelihood na among nadawat gikan sa ahensya sa DOLE. Salamat usab sa among Barangay Captain na kanunay ga supporta ug sa uban pang ahensya sa goberno naghatag niini nga grasya. Amo ni paningkamutan na mulambo pa aron sa mga umaabot aron wala nay anak namo mag laborer (We will take good care of this livelihood that we received from DOLE. Thank you also to our Barangay Captain for the constant support, as well as to other concerned agencies. We will do our best to improve this, so that our children will no longer be child laborer),” a parent added.

 

The Punong Barangay of Bobon, Aida C. Duran, together with DOLE Agusan del Norte Field Office (DOLE ADNFO) Head Keith C. Duran, Senior Labor and Employment Officer Maria Chelo Lucero, Livelihood Focal Jenelibeth E. Manzanares, and DOLE ADNFO support staff attended the said activity. 

 

The DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Programs (DILEEP) is a flagship program of the DOLE which seeks to contribute to poverty reduction and reduce the vulnerability to risks of the working poor, vulnerable and marginalized workers either through emergency employment, promotion of entrepreneurship, and community enterprises. Under its umbrella is the Kabuhayan or DOLE Integrated Livelihood Program (DILP). For this activity, the DOLE DILP aims to improve the economic activity of the family to meet the basic needs of their children and to eliminate child labor.(KJBA, LEOIII/FNLI/PIA-Caraga)