Two representatives from the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Regional Office 8, WLFO, LEO III Ms. Darwinda C. Labastida (second to the left in front) and Senior LEO Engr. Primo Guarin (Third from left, in front) discussed on how to make a Project Proposal. (Photo Credit: Jayvee Campomayor, City Information Office Staff)

GAD Conducts Capability Building Training for CSOs in the City

Organizations are often required by the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) to submit proposals to enable them to avail of their DILEEP.  These proposals undergo competitive screening thus, proposals must be well-written, with program designs and project details carefully planned and thought of.

Thus, the Gender and Development (GAD) Office of the City of Baybay spearheaded a 2-Days Orientation and Project Proposal Write shop with the DOLE Region 8 personnel.

This was held at the Women’s Training and Development Center at Barangay Cogon, Baybay City, Leyte and was attended by DOLE-registered farmers and women’s associations in the city.

These include Gabas Farmers Association, Bunga Compact Farmers Association, Bunga Women’s Association, Kansungka Agricultural Farmers Association, Matam-is Farmer Association, Gacat Women’s Association, Gubang Farmers Association, Kan-ipa Irrigators Service Association Incorporated and Barangay Hipusngo Farmers and Fisherfolks Association.

According to GAD Focal Person, Ms. Mora Abarquez, they convened the said organizations to help and guide them in developing project proposals for the livelihood projects of their choice.

Ms. Abarquez added that, “We must capacitate the organizations that we are assisting to enable them to stand on their own.” (Marissa Miguel Cano with reports from Jayvee Campomayor, City Information Office Staff)


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