With the purpose of augmenting the beneficiaries’ livelihood capabilities, the College of Industrial Technology (CIT) and the Extension Services Division (ESD) conducted skills training at Ajuy and Sta. Barbara Iloilo.
Dr. Madeline U. Subosa of the HRT spearheaded the 10-day Skills Training in Cooking at Brgy. Agutayan-Lupa Elementary School on July 16-October 8, 2016. Fifteen non-working mothers were trained to prepare street foods, main dishes and other delicacies.
University President Dr. Raul F. Muyong, who started his teaching career at this school, donated two double-burner gas stoves and cashed out 3 thousand pesos from his pocket as a start-up capital for the livelihood project.
In cooperation with Adventist Development and Relief Agency (ADRA), the CIT also conducted skills development on preventive maintenance on small gas and diesel engine, and a beauty culture training in manicure, pedicure and hair styling and treatment dubbed “Kagandahan Mo, Kabuhayan Ko” at Philippines ADRA Training Center at Ajuy, Iloilo on October 20 -28, 2016 .
Another skills training in Basic Electrical Wiring was organized by CEA Extension Council at Dingle Central Elementary School on November 21.
Aside from the livelihood training, the ESD also conducted “Mahiwagang Kulay, Para sa Maginhawang Buhay”, a pot painting training activity as bridge course for children’s development at ISAT U New Site Building on November 12, 2016.