As part of the preparedness of the DSWD Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) for the possible request for augmentation from Local Government Units (LGUs) affected by Typhoon “Karding, there are 29,229 Family Food Packs and 12,663 Non-Food Items consists of Family Kit, Hygiene Kit, Sleeping Kit, Kitchen Kit, Laminated Sack, Family Tent, and Modular continue reading : DSWD FO 1 IMT on standby for “Karding”
Malayo man sila sa mga oportunidad, huli man sa sibilisasyon at napag-iiwan man ng panahon, sipag at tiyaga ang kanilang naging sandata. Ilan lamang iyan sa mga pangunahing katangian ng isang katutubo upang gumawa ng paraang mairaos ang kanilang pamilya araw-araw. Sa munting barrio ng Lamag, Quirino, Ilocos Sur, ang tribo ng Kankanaey ay naninirahan continue reading : Kwentong IP: Hakbang Palayo sa Kahirapan
More than two years have passed since the COVID-19 pandemic lockdown measures were put in place. Lives were affected, and it has presented several challenges including to the students who are struggling financially even so that the schools are resuming face-to-face classes. As a result, many students sought Educational Assistance (EA) under Assistance to Individuals continue reading : Brighter future for DSWD’s Educational Assistance beneficiaries
Every senior has its story – it can be sad, happy, exciting, or a mix of everything. But Lola Martina’s story is different. Meet Martina U. Layog, a 91-year old DSWD Social Pensioner from Barangay Aluling, Cervantes, Ilocos Sur. Still looking strong at her age, the community where she belongs describes her as a cheerful continue reading : The Secret to Staying Young at 91
In partnership with the Local Government Units (LGUs), 12 Regional and Satellite Warehouses are now active in Region 1. Over the past few months, Region 1 faced emergencies that challenged our ability to efficiently – respond given the nuances. The Covid-19 pandemic – the first major public health emergency we have experienced that started in continue reading : With Teamwork, the Dreams Work!
“Kahit nagtapos na ako bilang benepisyaryo ng Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, boluntaryo ko pa ring gagampanan ang pagiging Parent Leader. Simula nang napabilang ako sa programa noong February 2012 ay ako na ang Parent Leader sa aming barangay. Marami na akong kaibigang taga ibang barangay dahil sa pagiging parent leader (Though I already graduated as continue reading : Parent Leader for life
“Naligaw man kami noon ng landas, nagalit, at nagkasala sa gobyerno, nandoon pa rin ang pagtanggap matapos kaming magbalik-loob (We may have gone astray before, became angry, and erred against the government, acceptance is still present after we surrendered),” Melchor (not his real name) uttered in tearful eyes. Melchor is one of the 20 former continue reading : Rebel Camp Days: “Niloko nila kami”
Gay people are stereotypically labeled by society to have a lesser chance of having their own family because of their gender identity. Homophobia still exists even up to this generation. But gays are more than those they are labeled with. Al Cabesa is a testament that gay people can be parents too. He stands as continue reading : Being LGBTQIA+ is a Plus for a Hardworking Parent