MOA SIGNING. A new partnership of Holcim Philippines, Inc., Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), and Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) – KorPhil Regional Training Center was launched Tuesday at Holcim Davao Plant, Barrio Ilang. Signatories to the Memorandum of Agreement are [from left] Barangay Captain of Mahayag Eufemia Baquerel, Barangay Captain of Tibungco Merjade D. Callo, Acting Center Chief of TEDSA Ernesto Nadera, Holcim Plant Manager Xavier Kennedy, and DSWD Regional Director Mercedita P. Jabagat.

Under its Stakeholder Engagement Program, Holcim aims to support community development through various industrial and construction related skills training, livelihood and employment. Targeted in this latest collaboration are residents of barangays Panacan, Ilang, Tibungco, Mahayag and Bunawan who will undergo skills training in Forklift Operation NC II, Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Plumbing NC II, Masonry NC II and Tile Setting NC II. (DSWD)