20 June 2010 – San Fabian. Caritas- San Fabian, a component of the Social Action Apostolate of the Parish of St. Fabian, Pope and Martyr, in cooperation with Terra by Footprints of Dagupan City, held a two-weekend seminar on Basic Reflexology. The seminar attracted 47 participants in the parish. It was facilitated by Ms. Cristina G. Reyes, Trainor of Terra by Footprints.
The Basic Reflexology seminar was given to provide skills to the parishioners and offer opportunities for work to the participants.
During the Graduation Exercises held at the end of the seminar, Mr. Ponciano Catipon, the TESDA Provincial Director, in his speech to the graduates, said that the most of the graduates of the Basic Reflexology are already employed or are offering home-services. He noted that massage therapists are in demand especially in the province. He said that with the seminars being provided by TESDA, “We can fight poverty in Pangasinan.”
The Basic Reflexology came after Caritas-San Fabian sponsored a five-weekend, 10-day sessions on Basic Hairdressing.