DAVAO CITY, January 31, 2017 (PIA) A total of 201 house helpers turned out in the 4th Kasambahay Day celebration held at the San Pedro College Gymnasium over the weekend.

Mayor Sara Duterte-Carpio in here message congratulated the Task Kasambahay for organizing the 4th Kasambahay Day celebration.

She also prodded on the house helpers to enjoy the fun and games intended for them.

“You have helped our family, in the same manner you become part of our family,” Duterte-Carpio stressed.

She said that she also aspires the realization of the ambition of the Kasambahay.

Rodrigo Roble, point person of the Tulong Alay sa Kasambahay (Task Kasambahay) Program headed by the Department of Labor and Employment XI said it was a day to pay respect to the house helpers who lend a hand while their principals earn a living for their respective families.

He stressed that no matter how lowly the work of the Kasambahay is, they are a big help to the families in the city.

Roble thanked and gave corresponding recognition the line-government agencies who provided food and prizes in the sing and dance fair held highlighting the talents of the Kasambahay.

“This day is our way of thanking you for your help as the government recognizes the responsibility to push for your rights and protection,” he stressed.

Line agencies present were from the Pag-ibig, Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, Social Security System, Technical Education and Skills Development Authority, Department of Education, Department of Interior and Local Government, Department of Labor and Employment, Home Development Mutual Fund, Department of Social Welfare and Development, Philippine Information Agency, Liga ng mga Barangay and the San Pedro College.  (PIA 11-Joey Sem G. Dalumpines)