DSWD Field Office 1 Directors top National Awards

DSWD Field Office 1 Regional Director Marcelo Nicomedes J. Castillo bagged the Best Manager while Assistant Regional Director for Operations Marlene Febes D. Peralta topped the Gawad HUWARAN during the 2020 DSWD Program on Awards and Incentives for Service Excellence (PRAISE) through a virtual recognition led by DSWD Central Office.  “This award is a manifestation continue reading : DSWD Field Office 1 Directors top National Awards

DSWD Field Office 1 distributes more than PhP800 Million social pension stipend this 2020

DSWD Field Office 1 has already paid some 174,363 social pension beneficiaries in the first semester of this year amounting to PhP523,089,000.00 while simultaneous payouts are being conducted throughout Region 1 to distribute the 2020 second semester cash aid of indigent senior citizens. To date, there are 112,947 social pensioners who received their stipend this continue reading : DSWD Field Office 1 distributes more than PhP800 Million social pension stipend this 2020

Vigan City’s farmer receives Ulirang Nakatatanda Award

Despite old age, 69-year-old Maximo Rabanal from Brgy. Pantay Daya, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur still creates a difference among his fellow farmers in the community and the entire City of Vigan. He leads the group of corn producers and advocates organic-based farming techniques and practices, optimizing land resources, and maximizing produce through Integrated Farming System. continue reading : Vigan City’s farmer receives Ulirang Nakatatanda Award

DSWD Secretary monitors SAP payout

Pangasinan – DSWD Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista together with DSWD Field Office 1 Regional Director Marcelo Nicomedes J. Castillo conducted onsite visit in the Municipalities of Pozorrubio and Binalonan, Pangasinan to check the status of the 2nd tranche of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) through the Financial Service Providers (FSPs). In Pozorrubio, there are continue reading : DSWD Secretary monitors SAP payout

DSWD FO 1 continuously provides assistance to end local insurgency

Kervin, not his real name, who fully denounced his membership from the Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) has surrendered at the Philippine National Police (PNP) in Cervantes, Ilocos Sur in September 2020. Assisted by a PNP officer, he visited DSWD Field Office 1 satellite office in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur continue reading : DSWD FO 1 continuously provides assistance to end local insurgency

Vulnerable individuals and former supporters of CPP-NPA receive more than PhP500K worth of assistance

DSWD Field Office 1 provided a total amount of PhP510,489.00 worth of aid such as financial assistance, hygiene kits, and family food packs to some 100 vulnerable individuals and residents who denounced and withdrew support to the Communist Party of the Philippines – New People’s Army (CPP-NPA) at Brgy. Suagayan, Sta. Lucia, Ilocos Sur during continue reading : Vulnerable individuals and former supporters of CPP-NPA receive more than PhP500K worth of assistance