NV PLGU awards P330,000 worth livelihood aid to 13 benefs

BAYOMBONG, Nueva Vizcaya, May 23 (PIA) - The provincial government recently gave financial assistance to micro business entrepreneurs in the province to help them cope up with the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.

Governor Carlos Padilla awarded financial assistance to the 13 qualified livelihood beneficiaries identified by the Provincial Cooperative and Enterprise Development (PROCEDE).

Judith Asuncion, PROCEDE chief said a total of P330,000.00 - worth of livelihood assistance were given to beneficiaries.

She said the assistance aims to empower community-based associations, cooperatives and micro entrepreneurs in the areas of organizational and institutional development, capability-building and financial assistance.

The livelihood assistance also aims to develop financially-viable and sustainable community-based business enterprises and improve capacities of beneficiaries in the development, promotion and marketing of native Nueva Vizcaya products through direct technical assistance and in partnership with relevant government and non-government agencies.(MDCT/BME/PIA 2-Nueva Vizcaya)

Source: Philippines Information Agency (pia.gov.ph)

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