Province of Dinagat Islands—The Department of Labor and Employment Province of Dinagat Islands (DOLE PDI) in collaboration with LGU-Basilisa, LGU-San Jose and LGU-Libjo handed-out three checks worth P749 thousand to beneficiaries of livelihood assistance under DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program (DILEEP) 2018. The beneficiaries came from the three municipalities in the Province of Dinagat Islands namely, Municipality of Basilisa, San Jose and Tubajon received the checks last October 18-19.

DOLE PDI Program Focal Mr. Arnaldo A. Anito turned-over the checks to Imee Women’s Association with 15 beneficiaries for their Rice Trading amounting to P246 thousand; Sta. Cruz Fisherfolks Community Workers Association with 30 members for their Rice Trading project amounting to P300 thousand; and Salvador Women’s Association with 15 recipients for their Ginger Production amounting to P203 thousand. Provincial Program conducted the re-orientation on the guidelines of the DILEEP and   reminded the parties of their duties and reportorial responsibilities under the project.

The DILEEP is the DOLE’s contribution to the government’s agenda of inclusive growth through massive job generation and substantial poverty reduction.