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DOLE 6 releases P4-Million livelihood funds to Antique Provincial Government

Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Region 6 Director Johnson G. Cañete recently released a check amounting to P4,749,850.00 to Governor Rhodora J. Cadiao of the Province of Antique for the various livelihood projects of Antiqueños.

Antique Provincial Governor Rhodora J. Cadiao (2nd from left) displays the check she received from DOLE Region 6 Director Johnson G. Cañete for the various livelihood projects of her constituents. Senator Loren Legarda (2nd from right) and DOLE Antique Field Office head Lorraine S. Villegas (right) witnessed such event. 


Two hundred eighty-seven (287) Antiqueños will benefit from this livelihood assistance under the DOLE Integrated Livelihood and Emergency Employment Program or DILEEP.


This financial assistance is part of the Kabuhayan Program intended to augment the existing livelihood projects of the 287 target beneficiaries wherein 179 are into sari-sari store, 87-rice trading and 21-salon services.


Of the 287 target beneficiaries, five are from the municipality of Anini-y, 20 from Barbaza; four Belison; 23 Bugasong; 26 Culasi; 4 Hamtic; 24 Laua-an; 31 Libertad; 28 Pandan; seven Patnongon; seven San Remigio; eight San Jose; 34 Sebaste; 28 Sibalom; 25 Tibiao; eight Tobias Fornier; and five beneficiaries from Valderrama.

The Provincial Government of Antique serves as a proponent of this province-wide project and as such it will take charge of the procurement of the various goods, tools and jigs, equipment and other materials of the different livelihood projects for distribution to the intended beneficiaries.


According to Cañete, the Sari-sari Store Project received P2,962,450, or 62 per cent of the total approved budget while Rice Trading got P1,439,850. The Salon Services (Hair & Make-up) received the amount of P347,550.

Dir. Cyril L. Ticao
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