Consumer Education now part of DavOr state college curriculum

Subscribe Now March 01, 2013 at 11:58pm

Consumer Education has now become a part of the extension activities of the Davao Oriental State College of Science and Technology, through its Social Science and Humanities Department. The inclusion is aimed at educating the school communities on the rights and interests of consumers in the province, said Onesimo Sungahid of the DOSCST, and one of the facilitators in the conduct of consumer education

The State College is currently assisting the Department of Trade and Industry-DTI Davao Oriental Provincial Office in conducting consumer education seminars for consumer welfare and protection.

Recently a consumer education seminar was given to 200 participants from Barangay Dahican, City of Mati, composing of students, purok, and barangay officials, and was held at the Nursing building of the DOSCST.

The next consumer education seminar was held at the Mati National Comprehensive High School, and another is scheduled on March 2 at the Mati School of Arts and Trade, and on March 9 at the Matiao National High School.

The consumer education program is done in collaboration with the Department of Education, with the support of the local government unit of Mati. Among the discussions in the seminar are the existing fair trade laws in the country.


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