Sta. Lucia, Ilocos Sur LAG recipients receive a total of PhP 2 million cash assistance

A total of 601 Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG) recipients from Sta. Lucia, Ilocos Sur received cash assistance amounting to a total of PhP 2 Million on 8-11 June 2021. The LAG distribution is spearheaded by the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 – Sustainable Livelihood Program in coordination with the Local Government continue reading : Sta. Lucia, Ilocos Sur LAG recipients receive a total of PhP 2 million cash assistance

Secretary Bautista leads giving of assistance to vulnerable individuals in Alaminos City

There are 4,726 vulnerable individuals in Alaminos City who received various assistance and non-food items both at Don Leopoldo Sison Convention Center and Alaminos National High School on 09 June 2021. These vulnerable individuals who received financial assistance include senior citizens, persons with disabilities, individuals with terminal illness, out-of-school youth, children at risk, women or continue reading : Secretary Bautista leads giving of assistance to vulnerable individuals in Alaminos City

Serving mother’s love and courage in every dish

“Kahit matanda na ako, susubukan ko lahat para sa mga anak ko (Even if I’m already old, I will do everything for my children),” said Anabelle L. Nacino, a 54-year-old member of Caoayan Pantawid Catering Services Sustainable Livelihood Program Association (SLPA) and a mother whose son is currently suffering from a bone condition. In 2019, continue reading : Serving mother’s love and courage in every dish

PWD furniture maker in Balungao, Pangasinan receives new hope from LAG

“Agyamanak ti DSWD ta dakkel a tulong detuy tapnu adda paggatang ko ti matmateryales ta isu talaga iti kasapulak tatta (I am grateful to DSWD’s help, I can now purchase raw materials since this is what I need now),” said Mr. Florante Sabinicio, a 44-year-old furniture maker and a Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG) beneficiary from continue reading : PWD furniture maker in Balungao, Pangasinan receives new hope from LAG

UCT Program, pushes major culmination activities safely amidst the pandemic

Has the onslaught of the Corona Virus stalled the Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) Program? Not at all. The UCT Regional Program Management Office (RPMO) of DSWD Field Office 1 employed different strategies and solutions to surmount challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic, aiding in the implementation of its major targets and activities in the program’s continue reading : UCT Program, pushes major culmination activities safely amidst the pandemic

DSWD Field Office 1 joins the conduct of Regional Sectoral Consultation on Peace and Development

The Sectoral Unification, Capability Building, Empowerment and Mobilization (SUCBEM) Cluster of the National Task Force in the Elimination of Local Communist Armed Conflict (NTF-ELCAC) conducted a Campaign Plan for the State of the Nation Address 2021. This sectoral consultation dialogue was seen as venue for soliciting issues and concerns along peace and development. In line continue reading : DSWD Field Office 1 joins the conduct of Regional Sectoral Consultation on Peace and Development

DSWD assists social recovery activities in Marcos, Ilocos Norte

Twenty-seven (27) former mass supporters of an underground mass organization at Brgy. Cacafean, Marcos, Ilocos Norte received Php 373,225.00 as seed capital assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) through the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP). DSWD conducted social preparation of beneficiaries in partnership with the Philippine Army continue reading : DSWD assists social recovery activities in Marcos, Ilocos Norte

Ilocos Norte Execs to sustain support to DSWD FO1 under new leader

Regional Director Marie Angela S. Gopalan’s recent visit to DSWD projects in Ilocos Norte paved way for alliance building among Local Chief Executives (LCEs) of Laoag City, Currimao, Adams, Ilocos Norte who openly shared their active involvement and appreciation of the Agency’s social protection programs and services. A quick face to face with Governor Matthew continue reading : Ilocos Norte Execs to sustain support to DSWD FO1 under new leader