𝘉𝘖𝘈𝘊, 𝘔𝘈𝘙𝘐𝘕𝘋𝘜𝘘𝘜𝘌 – To aid in making their livelihood undertakings grow into profitable and sustainable businesses, the Department of Labor and Employment MIMAROPA thru its Marinduque Field Office granted 10 beneficiaries with Php300,000.00 worth of 𝘕𝘦𝘨𝘰𝘴𝘺𝘰 𝘴𝘢 𝘒𝘢𝘳𝘪𝘵𝘰𝘯 or 𝘕𝘦𝘨𝘰 𝘒𝘢𝘳𝘵 livelihood package last Wednesday, 16 November 2022.
Each Nego Kart is worth Php20,000.00 for the vending cart itself and Php10,000.00 for the procurement of marketable goods.
Livelihood Development Specialist Mr. Christian Mark L. Rodelas profiled and interviewed the selected beneficiaries who happen to pass by the office daily and sell 𝘮𝘦𝘳𝘪𝘦𝘯𝘥𝘢 like 𝘣𝘢𝘯𝘢𝘯𝘢 𝘤𝘶𝘦, 𝘵𝘶𝘳𝘰𝘯, 𝘤𝘢𝘮𝘰𝘵𝘦 𝘤𝘶𝘦, 𝘯𝘪𝘺𝘶𝘣𝘢𝘬, 𝘱𝘪𝘯𝘢𝘭𝘵𝘰𝘬, 𝘬𝘢𝘬𝘢𝘯𝘪𝘯, 𝘣𝘢𝘳𝘣𝘦𝘤𝘶𝘦, 𝘪𝘴𝘢𝘸, 𝘣𝘦𝘵𝘢𝘮𝘢𝘹 and such.
During the distribution ceremony, RD Naomi Lyn C. Abellana encouraged each beneficiary to maximize their Nego Karts and expand their market so it can provide more income for each family. Field Office Head Mr. Philip T. Alano expressed his high hopes for each beneficiary and promised the department’s continuous support through its programs.
“𝘔𝘢𝘴𝘢𝘺𝘢𝘯𝘨-𝘮𝘢𝘴𝘢𝘺𝘢 𝘱𝘰 𝘢𝘬𝘰 𝘢𝘵 𝘯𝘢𝘱𝘢𝘬𝘢𝘭𝘢𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘵𝘶𝘭𝘰𝘯𝘨 𝘱𝘰 𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘰𝘯𝘨 𝘣𝘪𝘯𝘪𝘨𝘢𝘺 𝘯𝘨 𝘋𝘖𝘓𝘌 𝘴𝘢 𝘢𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘱𝘢𝘮𝘪𝘭𝘺𝘢. ‘𝘋𝘪 𝘯𝘢 𝘱𝘰 𝘢𝘬𝘰 𝘨𝘢𝘭𝘢𝘬𝘢𝘥, ‘𝘥𝘪 𝘯𝘢 𝘱𝘰 𝘢𝘬𝘰 𝘨𝘢𝘴𝘶𝘯𝘰𝘯𝘨 𝘴𝘢 𝘪𝘯𝘪𝘵𝘢𝘯. 𝘔𝘢𝘴 𝘮𝘢𝘬𝘢𝘬𝘢𝘱𝘢𝘨𝘵𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘢 𝘯𝘢 𝘳𝘪𝘯 𝘱𝘰 𝘢𝘬𝘰 𝘴𝘢 𝘪𝘣𝘢𝘯𝘨 𝘭𝘶𝘨𝘢𝘳 𝘢𝘵 𝘮𝘢𝘴 𝘮𝘢𝘥𝘢𝘳𝘢𝘨𝘥𝘢𝘨𝘢𝘯 𝘬𝘰 𝘱𝘢 𝘱𝘰 𝘢𝘯𝘨 𝘢𝘬𝘪𝘯𝘨 𝘱𝘢𝘯𝘪𝘯𝘥𝘢,” said Emmalyn Labog, a 32-year-old vendor of variety of banana snacks from Brgy. Tabi.
Moreover, Livelihood and Manpower Development-Public Employment Services Office (LMD-PESO) led by Provincial PESO Manager Ms. Alma C. Timtiman assisted the beneficiaries in their application for the Livelihood Assistance Venture for Women (LAVW) program wherein beneficiaries can sign up for a loan through the Provincial Government of Marinduque to help them continue or start up their business.
The Negosyo sa Kariton or known as Nego Kart, one of DOLE’s priority projects, provides decent livelihood mainly for marginal workers in the country’s informal sector with service or assistance that enables them to increase, upgrade and/or diversify their products or services and market these to a greater number of buyers or customers.