TUBOD, Lanao del Norte- Provincial Governor Imelda ‘Angging Dela Cruz Quibranza led the payout of salaries to 52 students employed under the Special Program for the Employment of Students (SPES) of the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and the PGLDN- Public Employment Service Office.
These are the second batch of SPES that receives the 60% counterpart of the Provincial Government, amounting to Php 6235.00 each.
Along with the PESO Manager, Ms. Evelyn Lopez, Governor Angging handed the cash payment to the student beneficiaries at the Macapagal Training Center on September 12, 2022.
Jack Heaven Namocatcat, a SPES beneficiary from the Municipality of Baroy, expressed his gratitude to DOLE and PGLDN. During his 20 days of work, he was assigned to the grounds of Mindanao Civic Center, where he was able to work with other employees.
“SPES gave me the opportunity to earn money and the same time, learn the value of hard work. Working with them made me realize that indeed, it’s not easy to find money, “, Namocatcat said.

As a mother, Governor Angging reminded the students to stay focused on their dreams and finish their studies. ” Education is the only treasure that cannot be stolen from you. Regardless of what school you are in, it is really important to finish your studies and get your diplomas”, Governor Anggig added. PIO-LDN