In celebration of Women’s Day last August 11, 2016 for the 433rd Foundation Anniversary of the municipality, the Local Government Unit of Canaman awarded 1 edging machine and 10 ordinary sewing machines to 11 beneficiaries and Dressmaking NC II passers. These will serve as their start-up capital for livelihood activities of the beneficiaries. Part of their contract is to only use the machine for livelihood activities, once it is use for personal expenditure, sell or use as mortgage, the LGu has the discretion to pull out the machine and award it to eligible beneficiary.

By Clarissa M. Ballecer, RSW