Jail residents becoming entrepreneurs

  • March 17, 2017
  • Erna Gorne

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte March 17 (PIA) - Some of the Maasin City Jail residents will soon become entrepreneurs while still behind bars.

 

Maasin City Jail Warden Arlene Barraca reported that the residents, after learning various skills through the livelihood skills trainings brought right at the jail premises, now brace themselves to engage in accepting job orders ranging from t-shirt printing, rubber stamp making, and wallet production.

 

Barraca said with the support from the public these residents can be productive as they now try their chances to engage in the field of entrepreneurship.

 

She informed the public to give opportunities for these newly-skilled residents to earn a clean living since most of the residents’ cases are drug related, they used to earn their living illegally, she added.

 

Barraca further urged the public to bring used sachet of shampoos, conditioners, food drinks, plastic wrapper of plastic soft drinks, among other plastic products, to be used as materials for the residents’ wallet production. (ajc/esg/PIA8 SoLeyte)


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