Tuesday, 14 June 2022 21:01

Sarangani LGU to provide livelihood assistance to FRs

GENERAL SANTOS CITY (June 14, 2022) – Some 21 former rebels (FRs) take a pose together with some provincial social welfare and development office (PSWDO) staff and members of the armed forces during the healing and reconciliation session on June 8 at General Santos City. The activity was done to provide guidance on the spiritual, psychological and health aspects of the FRs. Also, all the FRs will receive livelihood training and packages from the Provincial Local Government Unit of Sarangani through its Social Welfare and Development Office and other partner agencies to help them start a new life away from rebellion and chaos. The said FRs surrendered during the first quarter of 2022. According to Lizette Lopez, provincial End Local Communist Armed Conflict (ELCAC) focal person, under the leadership of Governor Steve Chiongbian Solon, more than 300 FRs surrendered and were given new opportunities such as livelihood skills and trainings. (Tres Besana-Joshua John Pantonial/SARANGANI PROVINCIAL INFORMATION OFFICE)

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