The Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) Aklan Provincial Office recently spearheaded a Skills Training on Puto Pao Making for the residents, displaced workers and local MSMEs in Boracay Island in Malay, Aklan.
DTI Aklan Senior Trade Industry Development Specialist Rosalie Panganiban facilitated the skills training to 41 participants at the Tindahan it Boracay, on May 11. This will capacitate the participants to start a business by making and selling ‘puto pao.’
A ‘puto pao,’ a cross between siopao and puto, is a type of steamed mini buns made out of rice and/or all-purpose flour filled with seasoned pork then topped with salted duck eggs or cheese.
Meanwhile, DTI Aklan Provincial Office Trade Industry Development Specialist Chriszela Ramos conducted Entrepreneurship Seminar and Financial Literacy for the TESDA Skills Training, “Oplan Save Boracay” to 100 trainees at the same venue on May 8.
Other trainings in the pipeline include Trabaho Negosyo at Kabuhayan in partnership with DOLE; Negosyo Serbisyo sa Barangay and Skills Training on Soap Making; Crafts Making and Fashion Accessories; and, Financial Literacy, among others.
Interested participants may visit the DTI Desk at the One-Stop Shop Operations Center at Eurotel Hotel in Barangay Balabag or the Negosyo Center Malay at Boracay Action Center at (036) 288-6305, or look for Ryan at 09177777038 or Eula at 09951489979./WDJ