MANILA, Philippines — Tricycle drivers from Quezon City who participated within the Community Mart mission of the Office of the Vice President (OVP) got certificates after finishing their fundamental motorbike maintenance training.
In a small program on Wednesday, Vice President Leni Robredo awarded the certificates to a number of members of the Kamuning Tricycle Operators and Drivers’ Association (TODA), after finishing the training that was additionally completed in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA).
The tricycle drivers had been a part of the OVP’s Community Mart mission, the place residents in numerous cities would not want to go to markets to purchase their items and groceries, as they will buy them via smartphone apps — to restrict outdoors publicity and forestall contracting Covid-19.
The items bought by a family are then delivered by tricycle drivers: on this case, items from the Kamuning Market are delivered by members of the Kamuning TODA.
The five-day training with Tesda goals to equip the tricycle drivers with the required ability to conduct preventive maintenance on their bikes, to keep away from excessive prices of car repairs, and to hold their tricycles in fine condition.
“Vice President Leni Robredo led the awarding of certificates to Kamuning TODA drivers who took part in the Community Mart initiative of her office, after finishing the five-day basic motorcycle preventive maintenance training initiated in partnership with [TESDA],” OVP stated in a press release.
“The Office of the Vice President has been providing capacity building training for Community Mart tricycle drivers and market vendors, as part of its continuous efforts to alleviate poverty under the Angat Buhay program,” it added.
The Community Mart mission was initiated with numerous native authorities models on the peak of quarantine durations in Metro Manila. In Quezon City, different barangays that adopted this system embrace Barangays Mariana, Obrero, Sacred Heart, Laging Handa, Pinagkaisahan, South Triangle, Paligsahan, and Roxas District.
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