Community Service

SUSTAINING PRLEC EFFORTS:TESDA Inducts Training in Lapuyan ELCAC Barangay

The Technical Education and Skills Development Authority – Zamboanga del Sur (TESDA-ZDS) with Provincial Director Engr. Alan Bacatan together with other government agencies, and the Philippine Army’s 53rd Infantry “Matapat” Battalion (53IB) attended the first day of training for Photovoltaic Installation in Barangay Tiguha, one of Lapuyan town’s ELCAC barangays.

TESDA is the chair of Poverty Reduction, Livelihood, and Employment Cluster (PRLEC) of Task Force to End Local Communist Armed Conflict (TF-ELCAC).Barangay Tiguha, one of PRLEC Target Barangays, is also included in the Barangay Development Program (BDP), the flagship program under the umbrella of ELCAC which was conceptualized to finally address insurgency by bringing sustainable solutions and basic services to communities in need. It was declared “clear” of CPP-NPA influence in September 2019.

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