Soap Making as Part of OSY Program

Public schools students in Central Luzon will benefit from cash-in-soap program.The program is expected to provide livelihood to out-of-school youths while addressing the health concerns of pupils in public schools.The education chief believes that the soap-making venture can be a sustainable livelihood project.

The OSYs were trained on medicinal soap making by school health personnel who were trained by the Philippine Institute of Traditional and Alternative Health Care.

"We are counting on some 12,300 OSYs to produce herb-based health soaps which we intend to distribute to schoolchildren suffering from various skin ailments in Tarlac and Pampanga, " he added.

Lapus was assigned to ensure and oversee the implementation of the various projects under the CLEEP in selected areas in Region III such as Tarlac and Pampanga.

In the soapmaking livelihood activity, each OSY is expected to earn P4,000 for making 2,000 bars of soap. The 20-day production period is expected to yield about 24.6 million bars.

The soap production is slated on April to June 2009. The soaps are expected to be given to student beneficiaries for school-year 2009 to 2010.

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1 Komento ng Ulirang Guro:

bqt ganun ang tagal ng production sa apalit pamapnga..??? bqt// at sa pa kelan b kmi sa2haod almost 2months nha.. nagstart kmi ng feb.16samantalang april na.. kelan kmi sa2hod?? lging kulang gamit..