Subic, Zambales - Over 500 finishers of short-term courses under Malampaya Foundation Inc.'s (MFI's) Project Galing at Negosyo Dulot ay Asenso (GANDA) and Sanayan sa Ikauunlad ng Kaalamang Pangkabuhayan (SIKAP) celebrated graduation on December 10, 2013 at the Keppel Training Center in the municipality of Subic.

The graduation was graced by officials and representatives from the Subic local government, Subikenya, Keppel Subic Shipyard, Shell Philippines Exploration and MFI.

Courses completed by the graduates under Project GANDA were in commercial cooking, food processing, soap-making, industrial sewing, manicure-pedicure, housekeeping, reflex massage, housekeeping and hairdressing. Under SIKAP, courses finished were in computer hardware servicing and consumer electronics servicing.

Project GANDA and SIKAP are capacity-building programs geared for enterprise development, employment or self-employment of indigents, out-of-school youths, women and fisherfolk families.