Agusan del Sur—The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) -Agusan del Sur Field Office headed by Ms. Jocelyn L. Bastareche DOLE-ADSPO Provincial Head released livelihood assistance to the three Killed in Action (KIA) beneficiaries last September 19, 21 and 24 amounting P60,000.

The assistance includes three Starter Kits for Rice Vending Project and two Sari-Sari Store Project amounting P20,000.00 each to Mrs. Laureen P. Ondog, the wife of late SGT. Jonathan J. Ondog who died during the combat operations at Brgy. Binucayan Loreto, Agusan del Sur and Mrs. Mardio C. Andal wife of late TSG. Edgar G. Andal, also to Mrs. Lorena S. Requerme mother of late AFP AI Ryan S. Requerme.

The beneficiaries expressed their gratitude to the department for the assistance in spite the loss of their love ones.

The assistance of the beneficiaries is under DOLE Integrated Livelihood Program which aims to help them to start their own livelihood project.