Do not fear change – Sec. Dinky

“We should not fear change. Embrace the change and may this new beginning continue (pertaining to doing development together with the people for poverty alleviation),” Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Sec. Corazon “Dinky” Soliman said during the recently held “Consultation Dialogue with Sec. Dinky” at Kultura Splash Wave Resort, Pugo, La Union attended continue reading : Do not fear change – Sec. Dinky

DSWD’s research agenda calls for partners’ proposals

DSWD FO1 convened public and private partners and encouraged them to conduct mini studies and researches with the theme “Pantawid Pamilya as Platform for Social Protection” for possible research grant. Gathered inputs during the recently held Regional Consultation Dialogue will further enhance the research areas on social protection policies, social protection programs, stakeholder empowerment, and continue reading : DSWD’s research agenda calls for partners’ proposals

Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in Vigan City, IS now baking

Pandesal and Pastries of Pantay’s Pantawid (4Ps) Bakery which offers freshly-baked banana cake, carrot cake, pan de sal, pan de coco, spanish bread, and monay is now open to the public. This is the only bakery in Brgy. Pantay Fatima which operates from 4:00 AM to 7:00 PM every day catering also to nearby barangays. continue reading : Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in Vigan City, IS now baking

Kalahi-CIDSS and the Media: Partners in Spreading the CDD Advocacy

Strengthened partnership for extensive advocacy propagation—this is the aim of the recently conducted Kalahi-CIDSS Media Forum. Media partners from the provinces of Region 1 were gathered in Baguio City to engage them in spreading the news of Community-Driven Development (CDD) to the partner beneficiaries and stakeholders. Kalahi-CIDSS aims to empower the deprived and disadvantaged through continue reading : Kalahi-CIDSS and the Media: Partners in Spreading the CDD Advocacy

Region 1 Child Development Workers plead passing of their Magna Carta

Incoming Gabriela Partylist Representative Arlene Brosas pledged to support Child Development Workers on the passage of their Magna Carta starting anew with the incoming administration. This was highlighted during the recently held Convention of the federated Child Development Workers and Service Providers in Baguio City graced by Rep. Brosas. With this, Rep. Brosas encouraged the continue reading : Region 1 Child Development Workers plead passing of their Magna Carta

‘Disability is a blessing’ – PWD rep to the 9th International Abilympics in France

Four out of nine from the Philippines who attended the International Abilympics at Bordeaux, France came from Region 1- three of them graduates of DSWD-Area 1 Vocational Rehabilitation Center (AVRC1). “I thank God for every blessing, I even consider my disability as a blessing which already brought me to different places,” Jennifer V. Garcia, an continue reading : ‘Disability is a blessing’ – PWD rep to the 9th International Abilympics in France