TAWI-TAWI—Bangsamoro Ministry of Labor and Employment (MOLE) on Sunday released in Bongao the stipends of 149 Government Internship Program (GIP) beneficiaries composed of the first batch applicants, who worked from May to July, this year.
MOLE personnel from the regional office released the beneficiaries’ three months salaries (May-July) with the help of MOLE Tawi-Tawi Field Office.
GIP is under the Bureau of Employment Promotion and Welfare program of the MOLE, which allotted 200 GIP slots for unemployed graduates of this province.
According to Haipa Jumdain, MOLE Tawi-Tawi officer-in-charge and senior labor and employment officer, each of the beneficiaries received a total of Php14,850.00 for three months from their monthly allowance of Php4,950.00.
“This is 75 percent stake of the BARMM as 25 percent of the stipends is shouldered by the offices to which the beneficiaries were assigned,” Jumdain added.
“Simultaneous po ang naging activity namin. While we released the allowances, we also conducted a continuing labor education and career coaching for the graduated students,” Jumdain emphasized.
“It is also satisfying to note po, that 15 of our beneficiaries whom we assigned to the provincial government of this province are likely to be absorbed by the PLGU for continuing services. This was the commitment of Governor Ishmael Sali, in his desire to help these graduates,” the senior LEO said.
Meanwhile, MOLE Tawi-Tawi joined the 27th Technical Education Skills and Development Agency (TESDA) celebration on August 25. It has conducted job fair and offered two programs: the Zamboanga City – based employment from KCC Mall and GIP for second batch deployment.
The GIP gathered 152 applicants. Fifty-one of whom were shortlisted to complete the 200 slots of GIP for this year. (Bangsamoro Information Office)
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