BANGA, South Cotabato — Residents covered by the country’s anti-poverty program convened in this town Monday to celebrate family day that highlighted the importance of family unity and togetherness. Thousands have attended the event held at the municipal gymnasium here, according to Juliet Clavel, regional program coordinator of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program. “In the continue reading : DSWD beneficiairies celebrate family day in South Cotabato
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
CITY OF KORONADAL – With the Department’s goal of mainstreaming the social protection at the local level and be able to translate social protection inputs into tangible plans of local government units, the Policy Development and Plans Bureau through the Policy and Plans Division of Field Office XII underway the planning of capacity building to continue reading : DSWD rollouts the SP Handbook and SP-VAM to Maguindanao LGUs
SOCCSKSARGEN – Despite the on-going armed conflict in Marawi City and the extension of Martial Law, the Department of Social Welfare and Development has lifted the suspension of the conduct of household assessment for On-Demand Application (ODA) in Mindanao. DSWD Central Office sent a memorandum clarifying the general situation in several areas of Mindanao has continue reading : DSWD lifts the suspension of Listahanan ODA
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
SAGUIARAN EVACUATION, Saguiran, LDS – The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office XII augmented a total of 561 food and non-food items to all the internally displaced persons (IDP) staying inside the Evacuation Centers of Saguiaran, Lanao del Sur. The Local Government of Saguiaran has identified 8 evacuation centers which consist of the continue reading : DSWD XII augments to IDPs in Saguiaran ECs
MAGUINDANAO – Latest disaster response update on relief operations and status of internally displaced families or persons affected by the Armed Conflict in Maguindanao Province based on the DSWD Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Center (DROMIC) report.
KORONADAL CITY – Department of Social Welfare and Development adheres to its mandate of being ‘Maagap’ to the people who needs assistance from the government. Assistant Regional Director for Operations, Gemma N. Rivera led the relief distribution of food and non-food items to internally displaced persons of Marawi. These are families temporarily staying in SOCCSKSARGEN continue reading : ARDO Rivera gives FFP to IDPs of Marawi