Davao City— Taking the lead in extension services, the Agricultural Training Institute-Regional Training Center XI joins the ABS-CBN Davao’s Lingkod Kapamilya-Serbisyo Patrol through a free training on Herbal Production and Processing held on March 9, 2019 at Teodoro Palma Gil Elementary School.
This activity is an annual public service effort of ABS-CBN, the country’s biggest media and entertainment network, to convey their gratitude to all Kapamilyang Dabawenyo for their support throughout the year.
Around 25 participants gathered to join the training where they performed hands on demonstration from preparing and cooking the herbs to processing. Not only their practical skills were enhanced, but their minds were opened for a viable business opportunity.
Moreover, they were able to bring home the finished products like turmeric tea and liniment oil as takeaways.
Among the various services conducted for free are eye and ear check-up, tooth extraction, livelihood and skills training, haircut, and legal advise. Other government agencies also took part in the activity such as SSS, Postal Office, PAG-IBIG, and PhilHealth.
This is just one of the many collaborations between the ATI-RTC XI and ABS-CBN. Regardless of different mandates and responsibilities, these two (2) institutions work together toward a common goal which provides services, a sense of purpose that is motivating and fulfilling.