Davao City (DSWD XI) -Twenty (20) Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries of Barangay Indangan here have just graduated from Basic Electrical Skills Training (BEST), also known as Project BEST, funded and initiated by Aboitiz Foundation, Inc. and Davao Light and Power Company, Inc. in coordination with Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD XI), and the Barangay Local Government Unit (BLGU).

“This is a proof that private and public sectors are one in their goal of helping the welfare of the Filipino communities. I can attest to the commitment and passion of Aboitiz Foundation which has been a long-time partner of our Office,” Merlinda A. Paragamac, DSWD Promotive Services Division Chief, said in her message.

“The group has always been committed in helping the poor Filipino communities not just in Davao but in the whole country. And we are very much grateful for this opportunity and we welcome more partnership engagements to come,” Engr. Rodger S. Velasco, Executive Vice-President and Chief Operating Officer of Davao Light and Power Corporation said in his closing message.

Held at Indangan gymnasium on Thursday, April 19, the graduation ceremony was also attended by representatives from Aboitiz Foundation, TESDA, DSWD, members of BLGU Indangan, and friends and families of the graduates. (DSWD)