DOST's Consultancy Services: A Tool for Growth Posted: Tuesday, October 03, 2017
"Poverty is not a hindrance to reach my dreams. I realized that if you want to have a better life, you need to strive hard. With this, my heart is full of joy as God uses as an instrument to pursue my goals."
These were the words of Elvin Valle, an employee of Kirsten and Corrine (K&C) Footwear and Shoe Repair. Elvin was a student under the Alternative Learning System (ALS) of La Paz National High School in Iloilo City. He was then hired by his aunt, the owner of K&C, as one of her workers.
Elvin did his part. He learned the craft to the best of his abilities. When not in class, he chose to practice his skills in making these personalized flip flops. From there, he learned the ins and outs of the business from planning, designing, sewing, and manufacturing.
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Pinggang Pinoy now includes various age groups Posted: Friday, September 29, 2017
Food Guide. Maria Susana Encarnacion, science and research specialist from the Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI), discusses the updated version of the Pinggang Pinoy which now includes various age groups, during a media forum held in San Jose town recently. (JCM/CBA-PIA6 photo)
SAN JOSE, Antique, Sept. 26 (PIA6) -- The Food and Nutrition Research Institute (FNRI) under the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) introduced the modified version of the Pinggang Pinoy to the media in Antique, in a forum held recently.
Pinggang Pinoy is an easy-to-understand food guide that uses a familiar food plate model to convey the right food group proportions on a per-meal basis to meet the body's energy and nutrient needs of adults, according to DOST.
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