The check amounting to P899,000.00 was released to BLGU-San Roque in Socorro, Surigao del Norte for Hog Fattening Project benefitting 52 members of Island of Paradise Farmers Association.

Barangay Captain Roberto Cortina thanked the Department of Labor and Employment-Surigao del Norte Provincial Office for processing and accommodating the association’s project. ‘’We hope that you are up for the challenge of taking full responsibility for the success of this project and for future expansions, to give all your member opportunities to augment their income.”  Brgy. Captain Roberto Cortina emphasized.

According to Ema Ruaya, the Association President is quoted saying, “Among dakong pasalamat sa makakagahum na Dios na iyang gigamit ang ahensya sa DOLE aron mahatag ini sa amo na programa.” She correspondingly said that DOLE extended full support in completing their requirements. She also committed to prioritize the work relationship of her members for a continuing success.

The release ceremony started with an orientation about DILEEP and RWA by Mr. Cornelius Mahinay. PESO services were also presented to cater existing associations regarding project proposals and assist the groups in the Barangays to form an association. Further, existing associations were encouraged to prepare and submit project proposals for possible funding