177 CdeO Youths Takes
‘Cash for Training’ Program
City Mayor Vicente “Donkoy” Y. Emano (center) and TESDA Regional Operation Division Chief Mr. John Simborios (right) present a ceremonial certificate to one of the 177 beneficiary youths of CdeO who are currently undergoing training in various TESDA vocational courses with a view of possible employment or self-employment thereafter. This TESDA-DSWD joint Cash for Training Program benefits a total of 4,695 youths in Region 10, with 1,577 coming from Misamis Oriental.
City Mayor Vicente “Dongkoy” Y. Emano poses with DSWD Assistant Regional Director Santa Purita (8th from right) and TESDA Regional Operation Division Chief Mr. John Simborios (6th from right) together with some of the 177 Cagayan de Oro youth beneficiaries of the TESDA-DSWD joint Cash for Training Program. These beneficiaries will undergo training in various vocational courses complete with allowances and training toolkits for self-employment. The project was funded by the P93M which DSWD’s Chief Dinky Soliman allocated for Region 10 last December 2012.
Each beneficiary is trained in one of the following courses:
- Driving NC2
- Commercial Cooking
- Shielded Metal Arc Weilding
- Automotive Servicing
- Food and Beverage Services
- Food Processing
- Computer Hardware Servicing
- Motorcycle and Small Engine Servicing
- Electrical Installation and Maintenance
- Plumbing NC2
- On-site training
- School-supervised training
- Training conducted with NGO partners
The trainees are mostly out-of-school youths between 18 to 30 years old and/or youths made illegible under the expanded government internship program of the DSWD.