TADIAN, Mountain Province – Four plywood makers from the different parts of the province already flew to Japan to work as overseas workers in a prestigious company as part of the Join Us for Progress program.
Michelle Kina0ud, local coordinator of the Nihonggo language center in the municipality, identified the recently deployed overseas workers as Ruben Bastingo of Lagan, Sabangan, George Gumawi of Bagnen Oriente, Bauko, Modesto Padalla of Bunga, Tadian and Ceasar Dawayen of Lagan, Sabangan.
The four plywood makers were hired by Nisshin Co., Ltd. As plywood makers under the aforesaid program for them to be gainfully employed to help in uplifting the living condition of their families from their places of origin.
Kina-ud stated that the continuous deployment of the individuals who underwent the Nihonggo language training conducted in the municipality is a testament that the Join Us for Progress program is real contrary to what is being circulated by critics and that the families of those who were earlier deployed can prove that their relatives are doing well in their respective workplaces.
The Join us for progress program is spearheaded by the Dominguez family in partnership with the Manila-based Philippine Human Resource Global Information Center (PHGIC) and the Bulacan-based Sage Asian language Center.
Since April, the Nihonggo language center in the municipality had been providing the appropriate training for interested individuals wanting to undergo the said training as part of their requisite for their possible deployment to Japan for their preferred work in companies that need their skills for them to have gainful employment.
Further, another Nihonggo language training center was opened in Paracelis town to cater to the training needs of interested individuals from the different parts of eastern Mountain Province wanting to avail of the language training.
She urged individuals who were able to complete the Nihonggo language training course to continue mastering the said language in preparation for their scheduled interview by their potential workers once there will be schedules that will be provided by PHGIC as part of the tedious process involved prior to their deployment to the different parts of Japan for their applied overseas work.
Part of the preparations for those that will be deployed to Japan is for them to undergo a required refresher course at the Sage Asian language center in Bulacan before they will be deployed to their employers in Japan so that they will fluently speak the language for them to be able to work with their employers fluidly.
The Join Us for Progress program has been going on over the past three years where the initial focus was the deployment of caregivers to Japan for their overseas work but since April this year, the same expanded to cover various aspects like farming and other related skills as well as construction and other allied services to be able to deploy more workers from the different parts of the province to Japan for them to have gainful employment and improve their potentials to earn decent income.