DAVAO CITY, Feb. 19 (PIA) – Some 40 members of a women’s association in Sta. Maria town in Davao Occidental can now make earnings from soy sauce and homemade laundry detergent powder after undergoing skills training on producing these consumer products.
The members of the Malalag Tubig Women’s Association (MTWA) learned of the knowledge and skills on Thursday (Feb. 18) through the Entrepreneurial Mind Setting Seminar and Livelihood Skills Training of the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Davao Occidental.
Ma. Joycelyn F. Banlasan, DTI-Davao Occidental program director, said that the skills training aims to deliver new livelihood skills that will provide opportunities for the participants to have an additional source of income.
The activity, held in Barangay Malalag Tubig, was made possible in coordination with the Program Management Unit (PMU) of Davao Occidental and through the Negosyo Center (NC) in Sta. Maria. (PIA-XI/Samantha Jabol)