LAKE SEBU, South Cotabato –Women supported by a government anti-poverty program recently underwent a three-day training on literacy enhancement, a senior official of Department of Social Welfare and Education reported Monday.
Bai Zorahayda T. Taha, regional director of DSWD, said the activity, in partnership with the Department of Education, was part of the state’s campaign to uplift the lives of poor people in the region.
She said around 30 T’boli women and parent leaders currently covered by Conditional Cash TRansfer were selected for the “Trainors training on Alternative Learning System program held last March 13-15, 2014 at Sunrise Resort here.
ALS is a free education program implemented by the Department of Education.
“We expect they will impart to other parents what they learn from their training because majority of our beneficiaries did not finish college,” she sau have not finish
“We appreciate the efforts of DepEd for working with our staff on the ground,” she added.
Gemma Rivera, DSWD 12 assistant regional director and CCT project manager, said around 37,957 IPs, 36,232 women, are currently covered by CCT. (End)