DOLE bares Kasambeshie 2018 official candidates Print
Tuesday, 01 May 2018 14:11

The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) yesterday officially announced the Kasambeshie 2018 official candidates.

Jerrick Gerard C. Go, Regional Program Manager, Employees Compensation Commission said in an interview, there is a total of 12 candidates, one of the 12 came from Zamboanga del Norte.

The 12 official candidates include: Angel Sweet Perez from Zamboanga del Norte, while Mercedita Gaballo, Nhop Naigar, Evalyn Medallo, Higenia Baco, Mary Jane Samputon, Maribel Lotomos, Sandra Daguino, Leticia Bautista, Roselia Agustin, Merlinda Liganan, and May Selaras all from Zamboanga City.

“Kere kita mas man empower el kasambahay cay without them, hende keda in order el un household it’s high time we recognize their efforts,” Go said.

This was done by the department for the first time as one of the activities for the month-long Labor Day Celebration. The office will also award the “idol” employer where they will be nominated by the Kasambahays.

The search for Miss KasamBESHIE 2018 is an activity wherein it aims to drum up more awareness of the Kasambahay Law or Republic Act No. 10361. It is a landmark law that covers protection and welfare of domestic workers and strengthens respect, protection and promotion of the rights and welfare of domestic workers.

During the coronation at May 5, there will be production number, casual, long gown, and the talent exposition of the candidates. The grand winner of the said competition will bring home PHP 15,000.00 in cash and other gift packs from sponsors.

On May 5, which is dubbed as Kasambahay Day, there will be games, skills demonstration, and free services such as manicure, pedicure, haircut and massage. (R.G. A A. Go)