In line with its thrust to involve and empower the youth, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is holding the ‘Savvy Innovations, Zesty Exchange (SIZE) Matters’ Website Development Contest which will run from August 4 to September 15, 2014.

SIZE Matters is an online showcase of innovative ideas and practices of the DSWD which aims to “reinvent the things we do and the way we do things”.

The competition is open to all freelance professionals, students, and out–of-school youths (OSYs), including youth with disabilities.

Participants may fill out entry forms which can be downloaded at facebook/osm.dswd and Deadline of submission of entries is on September 15, 2014.

Mechanics of the contest can be viewed also on

The winning website design will be launched and serve as a platform where one can discuss and develop progressive proposals and practices. The site aims to enhance peer participation and encourage convergence and sharing of ideas.

Once established, the site can evolve into a long-term open platform for mass collaboration to tap knowledge from outside to find solutions to current and emerging demands and challenges of the Department, particularly on good governance and social protection – See more at: