Act Agri-Kaagapay, Ricky Reyes join hands to help poor

May 26, 2024 People's Journal 189 views

KNOWN Filipino hair dresser Ricky Reyes and Act Agri-Kaagaapay organization launched the “Isang Gunting, Isang Suklay” livelihood project to help hundreds of women and unemployed individuals uplift their lives, by conducting a free hair-cutting seminar.

During the distribution of certificates of recognition held at the SM SouthMall in Las Pinas City, Reyes thanked Act Agri Kaagapay founder and president Virginia Ledesma Rodriguez for supporting numerous livelihood projects that would help many poor families, specially the small farmers indigenous peoples or IPs.

The Health Caravan was initiated by Reyes through the help of the management of S SouthMall and Act Agri-Kaagapay as part of the joint effort in providing jobs to thousands of Filipino families through various livelihood programs and to empower themselves for a brighter future.

Those who attended and completed the seminar will be given a chance to work with popular salons in the country and can be endorsed to other beauty shops as hair dressers and beauticians.

Aside from hair cutting seminars, the Health Caravan will include the distribution of medicines and vitamins; training for barangay health workers on emergency preparedness; blood typing; blood sugar checks; feeding programs; and more.

According to Ms. Rodriguez, China Bank will likewise participate in this event by offering a specialized Insurance Program designed for beauty practitioners, salon owners, salon employees, and makeup artists.

“The Beauty Caravan aims to help all beauty practitioners, salon owners, hair and makeup artists, and everyone involved in the beauty industry,” Rodriguez, who is also the author of the book “Leave Nobody Hungry” told the audience and participants.

“We are delighted to grant these livelihood opportunities to our hardworking women and dedicated parents. Once you receive your beauty kits and tools for your hair project, may everyone remember that they are more than just tools for business but symbols of your determination and aspirations,” Rodriguez said.

Other ACT-Agri Kaagapay activities can be found on the Facebook page ‘Queen Vi Rodriguez.