RD Gopalan: LAG is more than just cash assistance

Spearheaded by Regional Director Marie Angela S. Gopalan, the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) released a total of PhP 3 million Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG) to 600 beneficiaries in the town of Bayambang, Pangasinan.  A total of 578 tricycle drivers, vendors, farmers, and other micro entrepreneurs received a continue reading : RD Gopalan: LAG is more than just cash assistance

Adams, IN soft broom makers, other micro entrepreneurs receive DSWD livelihood aid

A total of 105 micro entrepreneurs from Adams, Ilocos Norte received the Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG) on 1 July 2021 from the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) in partnership with the municipal government. Jennifer B. Obunan, a 28-year-old Yapayao soft broom maker and LAG recipient, said that border continue reading : Adams, IN soft broom makers, other micro entrepreneurs receive DSWD livelihood aid

Listahanan shares data of poor households with LGU Santol, LU

The Local Government Unit (LGU) of Santol, La Union signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) for the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) or Listahanan. The crafted and signed MOA between the DSWD FO 1 and the LGU of continue reading : Listahanan shares data of poor households with LGU Santol, LU

Bataqueño LAG recipients to receive free sanitary permit from LGU

To motivate the 130 Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG) recipients of Batac City, Ilocos Norte who received cash assistance on 28 May 2021 at the Plaza Maestro, Mayor Albert D. Chua committed to provide free sanitary permits for those who would register their microenterprise as business. Mayor Chua emphasized the importance of securing a sanitary permit continue reading : Bataqueño LAG recipients to receive free sanitary permit from LGU

1K Dagupeño benefit from DSWD FO 1 Livelihood Assistance Grant

More than 900 residents of Dagupan City, Pangasinan received Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG) on 23 – 25 June 2021 from the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) in partnership with the City government. DSWD FO 1 allocated PhP 6 million to the said recipients wherein 989 out of 1,019 continue reading : 1K Dagupeño benefit from DSWD FO 1 Livelihood Assistance Grant

Former OFW regains confidence, finds deeper purpose thru SLP

“Bigla ko na lang maaalala tapos bumibigat na ‘yung paghinga ko, maninikip ang dibdib (It suddenly crosses my mind then my breathing starts to get heavy, my chest tightens),” described Lowella Rasalan, 39, a member of Paspas Dur-as Sustainable Livelihood Program Association (SLPA) who was traumatized from her previous work as an Overseas Filipino Worker continue reading : Former OFW regains confidence, finds deeper purpose thru SLP