DSWD-12 bares P8 Billion funding this year for social services

KORONADAL CITY — The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office No. XII (DSWD FO XII) disclosed Friday its financial allocation this year, a senior agency official said, citing the bulk of money will go to in need poor families covered by the state’s social services. Cezario Joel Espejo, regional director, said the budget continue reading : DSWD-12 bares P8 Billion funding this year for social services

DSWD-12 completes 472 Kalahi-CIDSS projects

Koronadal City—The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 12 has completed 472 of various community projects through one of its flagship poverty-alleviation programs, Kalahi-CIDSS, an agency official announced Thursday. Gemma N. Rivera, assistant regional director and Kalahi-CIDSS program manager of DSWD-12 said that the various completed projects were implemented in 17 municipalities in continue reading : DSWD-12 completes 472 Kalahi-CIDSS projects

DSWD 12 receives latest equipment for disaster response

KORONADAL CITY—Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 12 received recently the latest state-of-the art satellite telecommunications and connectivity equipment as part of its continuing efforts to improve disaster-response operations. Bai Zorahayda T. Taha, DSWD 12 regional director said that the technology acquired by the agency is a result of collaboration with the International continue reading : DSWD 12 receives latest equipment for disaster response

“BATA: Iligtas sa Droga!” as the 2017 National Children’s Month Theme”

“BATA: Iligtas sa Droga!” as the 2017 National Children’s Month Theme”   The Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC) enjoins the support of member agencies, partners and stakeholders for a meaningful celebration of the National Children’s Month celebration through the conduct of activities aligned with its theme for 2017, Bata: Iligtas sa Droga! This continue reading : “BATA: Iligtas sa Droga!” as the 2017 National Children’s Month Theme”

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