CARIGARA, Leyte—The Department of Labor and Employment turned over two corn mill facilities for the farmers of Barangays Tigbao and Baruguhay Sur here on Friday.
The two corn mill facilities worth P540,000.00 will benefit more or less 200 members of the Tigbao Farmers Association and Baruguhay Sur Farmers Association, including the Municipal Farmers Association Municipality of Carigara.
In the turnover ceremony, Bernardita Navarra, chief labor officer of DoLE Regional Office VIII, mentioned that the establishment of the corn mill facilities is the result of the approved project proposal during DoLE and Army partnership in 2015.
The 19th Infantry Battalion and 8th Civil Military Operations Battalion achievement during the conduct of Bayanihan Team Activity soldiers were proven active partners in bringing basic social services to the people.
Under this scheme, social issues are identified and are subsequently communicated to concerned government agencies for appropriate actions.