EGGtrepreneurship: Working towards sustainable livelihood

Eggs are fast-moving commodities sold in stores everyday. Because of its high demand, the Dan-ar Poultry Sustainable Livelihood Program Association (SLPA) in Brgy. Dan-ar, Santiago, Ilocos Sur agreed to put up a small egg laying poultry facility in their barangay with the help of the Sustainable Livelihood Program of the Department of Social Welfare and continue reading : EGGtrepreneurship: Working towards sustainable livelihood

600 SLP program participants graduate on various skills trainings

A total of 600 Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries from Pangasinan who were identified as program participants of the Sustainable Livelihood Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office I (DSWD FO I) successfully finished various skills trainings offered by DSWD in partnership with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority-Pangasinan Technological Institure (TESDA-PTI). continue reading : 600 SLP program participants graduate on various skills trainings

DSWD FO 1 serves 5,276 SLP program participants in 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 ( DSWD FO 1) through its Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) ranked first and 7th on the effective implementation of Microenterprise Development (MD) and Employment Facilitation (EF) tracks, respectively, among the 17 regions in the country in 2017. This concludes DSWD FO 1 to land second continue reading : DSWD FO 1 serves 5,276 SLP program participants in 2017

DSWD, CDA-DEO seal partnership on microenterprise projects

Binded by the common goal on poverty alleviation and empowerment of the disadvantaged sector through the provision of appropriate interventions, the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field office 1 (DSWD FO 1) and the Cooperative Development Authority Dagupan City Extension Office (CDA-DEO) sealed a Php1,529,580 worth of partnership project for the implementation of various continue reading : DSWD, CDA-DEO seal partnership on microenterprise projects

Weaving good lives from Sawali homes to Sawali business

From shanty housing out of crafted bamboo splits more commonly called as Sawali, most members of the Sawali Makers of Labrador Sustainable Livelihood Program Association (SLPA) from  Brgy Bolo in Labrador town, Pangasinan, are now living in a safer and more convenient cemented houses because of the savings they earned out of their own Sawali continue reading : Weaving good lives from Sawali homes to Sawali business

Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries expand business through SLP

Sundot-kulangot, translated as “nose booger” in English because one’s finger can be used to take out and enjoy the candy out of the shell if a stick is not available, is a pinch of glutinous rice cooked with coconut milk and brown sugar stored in a small coconut-looking shells locally called as bitaoy. It is continue reading : Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries expand business through SLP

Ornamental Propagation Business: Blooming and booming

“Awan lugina, no adda man malungsot a mula ket masukatan met laeng (There is no bankruptcy, withered plants are easily and cheaply replaced),” answered Pricila Resuello, 49, an ornamental propagator, when asked why she has chosen ornamental propagation as her family’s main source of living. Ornamental propagation has been one of the most common livelihoods continue reading : Ornamental Propagation Business: Blooming and booming

Liwanag SLPA in Pangasinan to receive candle orders for Halloween

Strong Catholic devotion for Our Lady of Manaoag in Manaoag, Pangasinan, both for locals and tourists, has opened great opportunity for candle industry to prosper in the area. A wide variety of candle design is sold by the locals on the street, brought home, and/or lit at the famous Shrine of Our Lady of Manaoag’s continue reading : Liwanag SLPA in Pangasinan to receive candle orders for Halloween