The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) released 1,500 lobster fry worth P798 thousand to the members of Aqua Marine And Echo Park Fisher Folks Association (RAMEPFA) for their Lobster Production Project at Brgy.R. Ecleo Sr.Cagdianao,Dinagat Islands.

Mr. Gennefer Concueno, President of RAMEPFA expressed his gratitude to DOLE thru Regional Director Chona M. Mantilla and Assistant Regional Director Naomi Lyn C. Abellana of DOLE Caraga Region represented by DOLE-PDI staff for entrusting them stewardship of the project. “It is such of great honor for having been conferred with such a blessing that could boost the members’ respective family income,” he added.  Members of RAMEPFA then promised to ensure success of the project in the years to come.

Hon. Renato Ababon, Brgy.Kagawad of Brgy. R. Ecleo, who witnessed the said releasing further expressed his gratitude to the Department for granting the dream project of the association which will help boost not only the economic well-being of the association members but also of the entire Barangay.

On the other hand, Mr.Verlan V. Diaz, of DOLE-PDI  reminded the parties of their duties and reportorial responsibilities under the project.  He emphasized each members’ necessary cooperation and united dedication, if they would so desire to succeed and evolve into this new industry.