March 13, 2017
MMDA Partners With TESDA For Free Livelihood Training To Agency Personnel
To further improve the living conditions of its employees by affording them with extra source of income, the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) has inked with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) for the conduct of livelihood training programs for agency personnel.
MMDA General Manager Tim Orbos signed today a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with TESDA Director General Guiling Mamondiong to officially seal the free livelihood training programs to be given by TESDA to MMDA employees and their families.
Under the MOA, TESDA will conduct free training programs for MMDA employees who have to choose from various technical and vocational courses such as housekeeping, automotive servicing, and language improvement.
The family members or relatives of MMDA employees can also avail of short livelihood training such as cookery, and bread and candle making.
For its part, MMDA will identify and provide the training venues for the localized and on-site conduct of trainings, apart from the possible meals for the participants.
Initially, a total of 25 family members of MMDA employees will undergo food and beverage training.
MMDA has conducted an informal survey among its personnel to determine their preferred training courses to help TESDA organizationally prepare for these.
As this developed, the two government agencies will launch a livelihood fair on at the TESDA grounds in Taguig City.
During the TESDA-MMDA Kabuhayan Fair, MMDA employees and their families can choose what skills and vocational courses they can avail.
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