4Ps beneficiaries participate in urban farmers training

The 4Ps beneficiaries who are also participants in the urban farmers’ training program. (Photos courtesy of DSWD-NCR).

PASIG CITY, (PIA) — Twenty-five beneficiaries of the Pantawid program in Pasay City have been identified to participate in the urban farmers’ training program.

The Department of Social Welfare and Development National Capital Region (DSWD-NCR) recently launched the Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan (KSK) on Sustainable Agricultural Program at Compraise Baptist Church, Brgy. 144 in Pasay City.

The participants will undergo a 14-week training that aims to boost livelihood and food security amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

Since 2013, the DSWD-NCR through the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) has partnered with SM Foundation Incorporated (SMFI) to provide a free Urban Farmers Training – KSK program.

The program is also made possible in partnership with other national government agencies and non-government agencies such as the Philippine Institute of Certified Public Accountants, SM Supermalls and SM Markets. (DSWD-NCR/PIA-NCR)

Source: PIA