MAKATI CITY- Good news to the families of the employees of the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) as they will be given an opportunity to earn extra income for their households.
This after the MMDA signed on March 8, a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Reyes Cosmetology School (RCS) for the latter to provide free training on hairdressing and beauty care cosmetology this month.
Under the MOA, the agency will determine qualified MMDA employees' family members or relatives who can undergo the Hairdressing and Beauty Care Cosmetology Training Program.
The MMDA will also provide the venue for the on-site training for the participants of the program and furnish them with the necessary tools, materials and other equipment for the conduct of the program.
For its part, the RCS will waive the training fees for the participants and provide experts and trainers accredited by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA), who will provide the necessary training modules systems and procedures for the program.
Upon completion of the training, RCS will award certificates to the participants upon their graduation. RCS will also make referral of the graduates to the operating branches of the Reyes Haircutters salons for possible employment.
MMDA General Manager Tim Orbos lauded the initiative of RCS in giving an opportunity to the family members of the agency's employees to better their lives via the training program which would afford them a source of income.
"We greatly appreciate efforts of RCS in providing the families of our personnel additional source of income to increase their productivity. RCS definitely recognize and acknowledge the sacrifices and dedication of our personnel to their duties in the field," Orbos said.
On the other hand, RCS Directress Marites Del Pilar said school believes in "developing mutually beneficial relationships" and "empowering underprivileged individuals" by providing them with skills training to get eventual employment or a source of their income.
"RCS aims to empower underprivileged individuals by giving them various cosmetology skills training as a bridge for their eventual employment or a source of their income," Del Pilar said.
RCS personnel will provide free haircut to all interested MMDA personnel today at the agency's main office in Makati City.
Source: Philippines information agency