BUTUAN CITY, Feb. 20 — Some 175 affected residents of Tropical Depression (TD) Vicky here received a scholarship grant from the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) Agusan del Norte during the distribution of cash assistance held recently.
TESDA-Agusan del Norte adjoined with Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go’s Relief Operation for victims of TD Vicky.
During the activity, TESDA Agusan del Norte Supervising TESD Specialist Buenafe G. Enaya presented the programs and services offered by the agency.
“TESDA Agusan del Norte is awarding a total of P2,449,890.00 scholarship grant to affected residents of TD Vicky. A total of 175 beneficiaries can avail the said the scholarship,” Enaya said.
The scholarship certification was handed over to Punong Barangay Gemma Tabada, president of the Association of Barangay Captains in this city.
Also, TESDA-Agusan del Norte distributed cookies, a bakery product of the trainees of the Northern Mindanao School of Fisheries (NMSF).
In his message through teleconferencing, Sen. Bong Go stressed that together with President Rodrigo Duterte, they are very happy to help the Butuanons. During the event, his team gave food packs, mountain bikes, and tablets.
The event was attended by other government agencies namely: National Housing Authority, Department of Labor and Employment, Department of Social Welfare and Development, Department of Agriculture, and Department of Trade and Industry, who brought their respective services. (Robert E. Roperos, TESDA Agusan del Norte/PIA Agusan del Norte)