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DAR Conducts Training On Abaca Slipper Making For Sorsogon Rural Women

news regional pix 1 oct. 5 2015The Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) recently conducted a three-day skills training on slipper making made up of Manila Hemp or abaca in partnership with Philippine Fiber Industry Development Authority to thirty five (35) rural women and members of Inlagadian Livelihood Association of Women (ILAW) in Casiguran, Sorsogon.

OIC- Provincial Agrarian Reform Program Officer (PARPO) II Leonito M. Gaveria, said the training is to provide the participants the basic skills and techniques in making abaca slipper, quality control and costing.

Gaveria added that participants acquire skills, ability, better understanding, and appreciation in making abaca slippers as a business enterprise.

“The usual practice of Abaca farmers in Casiguran from Manila Hemp is to produce fibers and sell it. With the training, women’s skills will be developed to become producers of marketable products such as slippers and other items according to the specifications of the buyers,” Gaveria added.

“We chose this project for the ILAW because there areAbakaleros in their area who will also benefit if the association becomes successful in this venture”, Anna Mae A. Ebuenga, ARPO II/Technical Assistant for Casiguran said.

 


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