“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

Kalahi-CIDSS heroes in Maitum honored

Koronadal City—The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 12 has recognized outstanding individuals recently for their exemplary contributions in the development of their respective communities in Maitum town, Sarangani Province. Bai Zorahayda T. Taha, DSWD 12 regional director said that the awardees are those of ordinary citizens with extraordinary achievements in making community-driven continue reading : Kalahi-CIDSS heroes in Maitum honored

DSWD opens search for local ‘BayanI’

Koronadal City— The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region 12 has opened its annual search for unsung local heroes in recognition for their exemplary contributions to the development of their communities, an agency official said. Dubbed as ‘BayanI Ka! Awards’, the search is an initiative of the agency’s one of the flagship poverty-reduction continue reading : DSWD opens search for local ‘BayanI’