Davao City—The Department of Labor and Employment Davao City Field Office together with the Regional Tripartite Wages and Productivity Board conducted training for the PWDs entitled “Capability Enhancement Training and Productivity 101 for Persons with Disability” last July 23, 2015 at the Grand Men Seng Hotel in celebration of the 37th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) with the theme “Health and Wellness Opportunities for Persons with Disabilities Toward Inclusive Development for All”.  It was participated in by 30 representatives from the different PWD groups namely: ADAP Multi-Purpose Coop, Davao Graphic Artist Association (DAGAA), Mindanao Association of Muslims with Disability (MAMDI) and Samahan Ng May Iba’t-Ibang Kakayahan sa Dabaw (SAKADAB), guests and social partners. The speakers of the said activity were from the TSSD, DCFO and RTWPB.

The highlight of the activity was the release of Certificates of Entitlement to Mindanao Association of Muslims with Disability (MAMDI) for the Slippers and Sandals making project in the amount of P 223,550.00 involving 32 beneficiaries and to ADAP Multi-Purpose Cooperative for the Bread and Pastries project in the amount of P 620,777.20 involving 84 beneficiaries.

The PWD is one of the sectors who continuously became the recipient of DOLE package of employment services thru the Tulong, Alalay Sa Taong May Kapansanan (TULAY) program.

The participants made an Action Plan which covers until the end of 2015 which will be monitored by both DOLE XI and RTWPB.
Grashiela Gay F. Bolivar(GIP-DCFO)