Fisherfolks in Sinait, Ilocos Sur receive DSWD-SLP livelihood assistance

“Teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime” literally applies to the 28 members of Siglat Mangngalap Dada Norte Sustainable Livelihood Program Association (SLPA) and eight (8) members of Dur-as Dada Sur SLPA in Sinait, Ilocos Sur as they underwent a Skills Training on Fish Culture on 5-9 March 2018 to continue reading : Fisherfolks in Sinait, Ilocos Sur receive DSWD-SLP livelihood assistance

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

Now or never

“Mahalaga ang pag-aksyon ngayon kaysa sa magsisi kung kailan huli na ang lahat. Hindi ang iba kundi ang sarili natin mismo ang tutupad sa ating mga pangarap (It is important to act now than to regret when things are over. Not anyone will realize our dreams but ourselves alone)”, Certified Public Accountant Kenneth Gudoy confidently continue reading : Now or never

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 FO1 advocates hashtag #SaADOPTIONMayFOREVER

No to falsification of birth certificates (also known as simulation of birth) and yes to the legal process of adoption for children declared legally available for adoption was the central message of this year’s Adoption Consciousness Celebration (ACC). As Director Marcelo Nicomedes J. Castillo emphasized, the thorough assessment done by the Social Workers ensures the continue reading : DSWD FO1 advocates hashtag #SaADOPTIONMayFOREVER

Centenarian siblings reveal secrets of a long life

How long can you possibly live if you are a perennial cigarette smoker? A popular reminder that “Smoking kills” aims to discourage everyone to start smoking and to encourage cigarette smokers to quit smoking. Ironically, the said saying on smoking is not true in the case of two (2) centenarians from the Municipality of San continue reading : Centenarian siblings reveal secrets of a long life

Fading Colors Turn into Rainbow (story of an adopted daughter who has special needs)

Loving beyond differences and not being able to return the favor because of incapacities led to stronger bond between Estrella and her adopted child Angela. Their story stood the tests of time and love despite the many reasons to give up, which Estrella mentioned when she narrated stories of sadness and triumphs between her and continue reading : Fading Colors Turn into Rainbow (story of an adopted daughter who has special needs)