The power of community outreach in building strong and inclusive communities was evident as OPLAN KALINAW II’s Bread Making Leading to Bread and Pastry NC II training session unfolded, showcasing the remarkable partnership between the police and the community. This collaborative program, which actively involves the Philippine National Police (PNP), reinforces the police-community relationship, paving the way for a safer and more prosperous future.
In a momentous event on May 26, 2023, at 7:00 AM, Phase 3 Gym, located in Narra Street, Purok 10-A, Barangay Sto. Niño, Tugbok District, Davao City, witnessed an inspiring display of community empowerment. The Regional Training Center-Korea Philippines Vocational Training Center (RTC-KPVTC), in coordination with the PNP, conducted a Bread Making Leading to Bread and Pastry NC II training session as part of the OPLAN KALINAW II initiative, which aims to strengthen the police-community relationship through community outreach.
Under the expert guidance of Ms. Rosemay Maningo, an experienced trainer, the Bread Making Leading to Bread and Pastry NC II training session provided participants with valuable culinary skills. Carefully selected by the PNP, the trainees represented the diverse members of the community, highlighting the inclusive nature of the program.
The selection of bread making as the training topic was intentional, as it offered a practical skill set that could be easily transformed into income-generating opportunities. By equipping individuals with the knowledge and skills to produce bread and pastries, the training aimed to empower participants to create sustainable livelihoods for themselves and their families.
Through initiatives like OPLAN KALINAW II, the PNP and RTC-KPVTC underscore their commitment to building bridges between law enforcement and the community. By empowering individuals with valuable skills and offering opportunities for economic growth, they contribute to the overall well-being and development of the community.
As the Bread Making Leading to Bread and Pastry NC II training session concluded, it left an indelible mark on the participants, providing them with the tools to forge their own paths towards a brighter future. This remarkable partnership between the police and the community sets a shining example for other regions, highlighting the positive impact that collaboration and community outreach can have in creating a safer and more inclusive society.