DOLE-Agusan del Sur Provincial Office facilitated the release of livelihood assistance check to Afga Diversified Farmers Association in Sibagat and Samaritan Settlers Association of Prosperidad, Agusan del Sur last December 7, 2021 as part of the celebration of the 88th anniversary of the Department benefitting 133 beneficiaries. The associations were granted a total amount of 2 million pesos for their projects entitled Farm Tractor Rental Services and Abaca Fiber Production.
Mayor Evangelista and Mayor Mellana thanked the Department of Labor and Employment-Agusan del Sur Provincial Office for helping, assisting, and accommodating the farmers’ associations in their municipalities, stressing that the assistance is a big help to the farmers’, and to the overall economy of their respective municipalities.
The check release was done in each respective Mayor’s Office, along with DOLE ADSPO OIC Provincial Head Maximo C. Magallen, Jr, Barangay Captain of Afga, Sibagat and Salvacion, Prosperidad, PESO Managers and the respective association presidents.
The office hopes that the assistance provided to the agricultural sector through DILEEP will help bolster the community’s ability to subsist with the adverse effects brought by the pandemic and also give them the opportunity to have a sustainable livelihood and alleviate their poverty.