Seno graces Youth Works PH gab

COUNCILOR John Michael Seno, chair of the City Council committee on sports and youth and president of the SK Federation in the city of Cagayan de Oro, said he is very grateful that a program like YouthWorks is being implemented in the city.


In his speech during the YouthWorks PH orientation held recently, Seno said that the program will give the youth a chance to develop their selves and also earn their own income while studying.


YouthWorks PH, or the youth training and employment project, is a work-based training program which is composed of life skills and basic construction training in Cagayan de Oro-Technical Vocational Institute (CDO-TVI), The Power learned.


The work-based training allows the youth to do both theory and practical learning in the school and in the company where they receive a stipend of at least 75 percent of the minimum wage in the city.


Karol Mark Yee of YouthWorks PH said their hope is to reach, train, and place Filipino youth in industries and in types of jobs that would help the youth participate in our economy.


The Power learned that a series of recruitment activities will be held by YouthWorks in CdeO and other cities to positively impact the lives of about 40,000 out-of-school youth and high school graduates who are not in school across the Philippines. (SP/EF)