Inauguration of the iSTAR Hub of Coca-Cola with its partners ASKI and TESDA
TESDA Region III, Regional Director Balmyrson M. Valdez and Nueva Ecija Provincial Director Elpidio D. Mamaril, Jr., attended the inauguration of the iSTAR Hub of Coca-Cola with its partners Alay sa Kaunlaran Inc., (ASKI) and TESDA at ASKI Skills and Knowledge Institute Inc., located at Barangay Sampaloc, Talavera, Nueva Ecija.
The program started with meet and greet with Coca Cola representatives, ASKI executives and TESDA, followed by a short program on the updates of iSTAR implementation in Region III. Then, the ceremonial turnover of iSTAR on-the-Go Laptops and iSTAR Mobile Hub Key, donated by Coca Cola, intended for the mobile vehicle that will be used in training more prospective and current owners of sari-sari store. Afterwards, short messages from Ms. MJ Macapagal, administrator of ASKI Skills and Knowledge Institute, Inc., and RD Balmyrson M. Valdez. This was followed by a visit to the iSTAR Hub Center for Excellence, located at ASKI Skills and Knowledge Institute Inc., the first of its kind in Region III which will serve as a model training facility enforcing social change for economic empowerment.