DAVAO CITY – In line with the Department of Labor and Employment’s commitment to transform livelihood projects, DOLE XI spearheaded the online orientation on Sustainable Livelihood Framework (SLF), focusing on the continuing capacity-building among its stakeholders in Davao Region on October 13-15, 2021.

About 20 enrolled associations in Davao Region and DOLE XI program implementors participated in the three-day online capacity-building via zoom led by the Regional Livelihood Unit. Among the topics discussed were centered on COVID-19 Prevention and Control Measures, General Labor and Standards, and Programs and Opportunities offered by the Department of Trade and Industry, which were presented by DOLE XI Safety Officer Ryan D. Roldan, DOLE XI Labor Standards Unit Head Sonia M. Delfin, and DTI XI Senior Trade and Industry Development Specialist Candido Limikid, respectively.

The online capacity-building intended to guarantee that DOLE-funded livelihood projects were conducted successfully and efficiently while adapting to the new normal culture. Said activity was another manifestation of DOLE XI’s unwavering commitment to serve and deliver quality programs and services to its stakeholders despite the overwhelming consequences of the pandemic.

OIC-Regional Director Atty. Randolf C. Pensoy acknowledged the effort of the regional office to maintain the harmonious and uniform comprehension among the beneficiaries, program partners, and livelihood focal persons to operationalize the SLF. “Through this Sustainable Livelihood Framework, I am positive that we can effectively and efficiently implement our livelihood programs and transform not only the livelihood projects but most importantly the lives of our program beneficiaries across Davao region,” Atty. Pensoy added.

DOLE SLF is the department’s strategic approach to effectively and efficiently implement its livelihood programs which will contribute to the attainment of national goal of poverty reduction and inclusive development.