LAS PIÑAS OPENS KALIPI LIVELIHOOD FAIR ON INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY
LAS PIÑAS – The local government formally opened the Kalipi Livelihood Fair at the Las Piñas City Hall Grounds in celebration of the International Women’s Day.
Las Piñas City Mayor Imelda Aguilar graced the fair’s opening which showcases livelihood projects of Kalipi members from the different barangays of the city.
The public can see or purchase food, crafts, clothes, and household products at their booths until March 29.
Kalipi is a women’s organization based in the barangays of Las Piñas City with 400 chapters and 25,000 members. It provides livelihood training aimed at empowering women in the barangays.
Aguilar is a strong advocate of Kalipi livelihood projects. Kalipi members are eligible to avail of subsidy from the city government for them to start their own business,
The livelihood caravan is a part of Kalipi’s program, in cooperation with the City Social Welfare and Development Office, to celebrate National Women’s Month this March.
Based on its website, the International Women’s Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. The day also marks a call to action for accelerating gender parity.