“GANDA MO, HANAPBUHAY KO – I” A Basic Cosmetology Training

Program: Special Projects

The E. Zobel Foundation partners with Ang-Hortaleza Foundation to give 60 unemployed women of Calatagan, Batangas a source of livelihood by undertaking a five-day basic cosmetology training entitled “Ganda Mo, Hanapbuhay Ko – I” held on April 22 – 26, 2013 at the EZF Garden. The training included a course on male and female haircutting, perming, hair coloring, hot oil, manicure and pedicure. At the end of the five-day training course, each graduates received a starter kit which they can now use to earn a living. As part of monitoring the project, after two months, a Kumustahan session was facilitated by the E. Zobel Foundation. Below are the results: Number of Respondents Vs. Number of Graduates Percentage 1. Present 54 60 90% 2. Absent but accordingly earning from the skills 7 60 12% 3. Actively earning from skill 50 60 83% 4. Now in abroad 1 60 1% 5. Using the skills for personal use 10 60 17% 6. Working in Salon 2 60 3%