More than a hundred scholars can start turning their dreams into reality after completing their technical-vocational (tech-voc) courses.
Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (Tesda) Director General Joel Villanueva will witness the graduation of 133 students from various technical skills training centers at the University of Southern Philippines in barangay Lahug, Cebu City on May 2.
Among those graduating on Saturday at 2 p.m. are the women beneficiaries of the Star Training and Access Resources (STAR) program, Mandaue Women’s Group and Legal Alternatives for Women (LAW), among others.
In the morning prior to their graduation, Tesda will also award 100 scholarship coupons to deserving scholars in the Halad sa Tesda, Halad sa Kapamilya program at the Benedicto College in Mandaue City.
The Halad sa Tesda, Halad sa Kapamilya program is a joint project of Tesda-Central Visayas and ABS-CBN Central Visayas.
The scholarship coupons entitle scholars to avail of any of these tech-voc courses: welding, housekeeping, bread and pastry making, computer hardware servicing and cookery.