Four SLPAs receive livelihood funds from DSWD-SLP

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Four (4) Sustainable Livelihood Program Associations (SLPAs) from Vinzons, Camarines Norte received a total amount of Php 990,000.00 of livelihood funds through the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) last January 14, 2021.

The turnover of funds was attended by DSWD employees, Municipal Local Government Unit (MLGU) representatives, and program participants.

The following SLPAs who received the funds will engage into,

Name of Project/SLPA Number of Program Participant Amount
Aguit-it Fishpond Operator Association 10 Php 100,000.00
Sabang Bigasan sa Brgy SLP Association 30 Php 300,000.00
Tindahan sa Sto. Domingo SLPA 35 Php 350,000.00
Vinzons Nipa Wine Makers SLPA 24 Php 240,000.00
TOTAL 99 Php 990,000.00

 

The project was under the Micro-development track (MD)- Seed Capital Fund (SCF) under 2017 SLP General Appropriations Act (GAA).

Before the project implementation program, participants availing SCF modality were organized into associations and have been accredited by DSWD. Organizing them into association is one way of providing capability building by the program to ensure the sustainability of the chosen livelihood.

In return, the SLPA Presidents expressed their commitment to work hard and see new opportunities in the livelihood provided for them.

LGU Vinzons also expressed their support to the SLP projects implemented in their municipality through continuous provision of technical assistance and monitoring of projects with the help and coordination with DSWD-SLP.

MD Track focuses on starting, expanding or rehabilitating micro-enterprise activities. This track includes entrepreneurship, technical – vocational and soft skills training.

Moreover, SCF is a capacity-building grant given to eligible SLP participants to finance the initial operations of their enterprise/s. It provides the participants with financial capital to be able to establish and manage their sustainable microenterprise/s, which should provide a stable source of income. #PRNPOJ01/15/2021

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