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RCMBXI Celebrates 119th Philippine Civil Service

 

Regional Conciliation and Mediation Branch XI conducted an activity entitled “Gender Responsive Learning Session on Financial Literacy and Family Day” on September 6 & 7, 2019 at Davao Bamboo Sanctuary and Ecological Park, Calinan, Davao City.

This was in celebration of the 119th Anniversary of the Philippine Civil Service with a theme “Civil Service at 119:  Upholding Integrity and Building a High Trust Society and the achievements and contributions of men and women in the government.

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The branch also tapped a guest speaker who was once a Conciliator-mediator of NCMB, former Regional Director of DOLE and Labor Attache, Manuel C. Roldan.  Dir. Roldan willingly shared his knowledge and best practices on financial literacy.

He gave some tips on how to save.  He emphasized, “The best time to start is now.”

This was intended to let all Officials, Personnel and staff of the branch gain knowledge on how to manage one’s budget to address financial constraints.

The said undertaking was also gender-responsive.  “We empowered our Gender and Development Focals Sheila Rivera and Alternate Lougelyn Deocareza to organize the two-day activity. This was to ensure that we empower women while we let participation and involvement of men and women in the office.

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We also consider this our family day to enhance teamwork and camaraderie among us as one branch”, OIC-Director Aerrine Marie R. Reyes added. Sheila A. Rivera