MISAMIS Oriental Governor Bambi Emano on Monday, December 6, 2021, released at least P500,000 in cash assistance to a group of ambulant vendors in the Provincial Capitol to aid their capitalization for livelihood.

The Provincial Capitol Vendors Association (PCVA) members received the amount in the form of check through its president Roy Basañes. Each member, accordingly to receive P10,000 as additional capital for their respective livelihood, which was hampered due to the pandemic, calling it “Balik Negosyo” program at the Capitol Park.

Basañes, in his speech of gratitude, said only Governor Emano and during his administration that vendors were given such kind of assistance.

“Dako namong kalipay, wa mi gadahom nga gihatagan mi’g assistance nga puhonan sa kantidad nga 10,000.00.

Dako mig kalipay nga kami nakabalik pa sa among pagbaligya karon at the same time natagaan mi og capital, wa man gyud mi capital nga among e-reopen sa among negosyo so dako mig pasalamat kang Governor Bambi Emano,” Basañes told crowd of spectators during the turnover of assistance cum Capitol Christmas lighting ceremony.

Other the P500,000, the Capitol initiated the technical training and seminar to the vendors through the Public Employment Service Office (PESO), including the facilitation of business registration with the Department of Trade and Industry (DTI).

Also, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in partnership with the Provincial Government, distributed “Negosyo Carts” to the members of the PCVA.