Fifty-seven (57) massage therapists received free bicycles, android mobile phones with P 1, 500 load as livelihood assistance from the Department of Labor and Employment through the City Government of Dumaguete.
Mayor Felipe Antonio Remollo and DOLE-VII Assistant Regional Director Emmanuel Ferrer led the simple distribution ceremony at Pantawan II Rizal Boulevard for the beneficiaries who are accredited with the City Sectoral Desk Office in coordination with the City Public Employment Service Office.
In his remarks, Mayor Remollo expressed appreciation to DOLE for the inclusion of the city’s massage therapists in the Free Biskleta Project and expressed optimism that this will certainly help enhance their mobility and accessibility to reach more customers including home service.
Mayor Remollo also commended City Sectoral Desk Officer Albert Aquino and City PESO Manager Socorro P. Mira for their efforts in the implementation of the project.
The recipients, through their representatives, manifested their gratitude to DOLE, Mayor Remollo, PESO and Sectoral Desk Office for the latest livelihood assistance granted to their associations.