DSWD 12 wins 4 of 9 Kalahi-CIDSS national awards

KORONADAL CITY—The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 12 was the big winner, bagging four out of nine categories of Kalahi-CIDSS 3rd National Bayani Ka! Awards recently held in Quezon City. Bayani Ka! Awards is an annual search for the outstanding community volunteers who are considered as unsung heroes for their extraordinary contributions continue reading : DSWD 12 wins 4 of 9 Kalahi-CIDSS national awards

Manobo kids benefit DSWD’s youth shelter project, educational assistance in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat

KALAMANSIG, Sultan Kudarat—For 6th grader Jolito Dalud, a 13-year-old Manobo kid with an inborn physical disability, going to school is like an ordeal. Jolito, born with crippled left foot, together with at least 60 Manobo children in a far flung sitios of Limulan village, has to deal with two hours of trekking hills, risking their continue reading : Manobo kids benefit DSWD’s youth shelter project, educational assistance in Kalamansig, Sultan Kudarat

DSWD rolls out P23-M Kalahi-CIDSS projects in Isulan, S.K.

ISULAN, Sultan Kudarat—Seventeen villages here are set to benefit Kalahi-CIDSS projects collectively valued at P23.22 million after its approval through an inter-barangay forum, a DSWD senior official said Friday. Gemma N. Rivera, DSWD-12 assistant regional director for operation said that at least 20, 210 households will benefit the projects that are part of the last continue reading : DSWD rolls out P23-M Kalahi-CIDSS projects in Isulan, S.K.

Sultan Kudarat coastal towns to benefit P39.5 million DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS projects

Koronadal City—“Dahil sa layo ng aming lugar sa bayan, hindi na umabot ng buhay ang aking isang anak habang papunta kami sa pinakamalapit na ospital dahil sa sakit na diarrhea,” (Because our village is far from the town proper, I lost my child while on our way to the nearest hospital) says Aurelio C. Candado, continue reading : Sultan Kudarat coastal towns to benefit P39.5 million DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS projects

B’laan leader wins national award for volunteerism

COLUMBIO, Sutan Kudarat—In the shadows of the verdant richness of the hills and picturesque trails of the remote mountainous village of Eday, life of poor Blaan’s was a far cry from the development in lowland communities. Plagued with famine, unstable peace condition, absence of livelihood means, illiteracy and inaccessible roads, everyday, villagers struggled to meet continue reading : B’laan leader wins national award for volunteerism