Group picture of DTI Rizal together with the PPG beneficiaries in Montalban, Rizal

Pangkabuhayan sa Pagbangon at Ginhawa (PPG) of the Department of Trade and Industry – Rizal Provincial Office (DTI-Rizal) successfully conducted the distribution of LPG livelihood kits last October 5, 2022, at Municipal Gymnasium, Balite, Montalban (Rodriguez), Rizal.

This program is a livelihood seeding and entrepreneurship development program which intends to support micro-enterprises that were affected by fire incidents, other calamities, and the health pandemic. The main objectives of this program are to help microenterprises affected by fire incidents and other calamities to restart their economic activities and provide livelihood opportunities for identified beneficiaries in areas considered priorities of the national government such as KIA-WIA and NTF- ELCAC.

The program was facilitated by the PPG support staff, Mr. Michael Avisado and Ms. Jocelyn Ferrer, and the acknowledgment receipt and pledge of commitment were explained respectively. Afterward, Ms. Jonalyn Adaya, PPG Account Officer of DTI Rizal, and Ms. Marlene G. De Luna, Senior Trade and Industry Specialist, gave the message to the beneficiaries. A short testimonial thanksgiving message was also delivered by Montalban LPG Retailers Association Inc. president, Mr. Roger Collamar and secretary, Ms. Jessica De Vera.  The members also appreciated the effort of their association to work with the government to receive such assistance. Moreover, a photo op for each beneficiary was taken.

As the health pandemic occurs last 2020, the most affected are our micro-entrepreneurs, to help them to restart, a total of twenty-two (22) LPG retailers from Montalban LPG Retailers Association Inc. members benefited from this program. Each beneficiary receives six (6) complete sets of Single Burner together with 2.8kgs of LPG cylinders (with content), hose and regulator, and four (4) pieces of separate Accessories Bundle (Hose and Regulator). They were very thankful for the livelihood kit they received from the agency.

Date of Release: 3 November 2022