Platinum Group Metals Corporation (PGMC), the largest single lateritic mine exporter in the world, recently conducted Beauty Care Skills Training in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Auhtority (TESDA) to residents of Surigao del Norte. A total of 73 participants coming from the following barangays, namely Barangays’ Cabugo, Wangke, Panatao, Sapa, Magallanes, Daywa, Tayaga, Bagakay, and Ladgaron, underwent training on the basics of nail care which includes how to perform manicure and pedicure and the proper care for tools and materials used by nail technicians. They also learned how to perform hands spa and foot spa. The trainees were also provided their own tools and equipment to jump start their home-based business right after the training. The project is under PGMC’s Social Management Development Program (SDMP). In the photo together with the training recipients are (seated from left to right): Kagawad Analiza Galaura of Brgy. Sapa; Brgy. Chairwoman Evelyn Palulay of Brgy. Tayaga; Brgy. Chairwoman Aida Bertudazo of Brgy. Sapa; Brgy. Chairman Reneboy Intema of Brgy. Magallanes; Brgy. Chairman Roberto Bayugbog of Brgy. Ladgaron, Alex C. Arabis, Community Relations Manager of PGMC; Joselito Ecoben of TESDA Especialist 2 Surigao del Norte; Jessamor E. Celeste, Trainor.