MISAMIS ORIENTAL (PIA)–The Technical Education Skills and Development Authority (TESDA)-10, together with FICCO Community Outreach Foundation, Inc. (FCOF, Inc.), and Misamis Oriental Provincial Jail Rehabilitation and Reformation Department (MOPJRRD), signed a memorandum of understanding on the conduct of a skills training program for Persons Deprived of Liberty (PDLs) inside the jail premises of Misamis Oriental Provincial Jail, Cagayan de Oro City.
The signing of the MOU made it official that the two groups would work together to improve the lives of prisoners through TESDA-accredited skills training programs that they could use to get jobs, make money, or start small businesses.
The TESDA Training Provider, Regional Training Center (PTC)-Tagoloan, led by Center Chief Administrator Mario S. Labisig, will offer food processing and construction courses to a total of 43 PDLs, both men and women.
In his message, TESDA-10 Regional Director Ashary A. Banto underscored the importance of a synergized approach in rehabilitation programs for PDLs, adding that TESDA-10, together with its partners, is fully committed to aiding the PDLs in becoming productive members of society. (TESDA-MisOr/PIA-10/Misamis Oriental)