ESGP-PA stories in a Coffee Table Book soon to be launched

Twenty-four selected grantees of the Expanded Students’ Grants-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGP-PA) from all provinces of the region personally wrote their own stories of struggles and challenges in their quest for a better life through finishing their college. The ESGP-PA aims to address poverty by increasing the number of higher education graduates among poor continue reading : ESGP-PA stories in a Coffee Table Book soon to be launched

Clearance for minors traveling abroad (MTA) must be secured first – DSWD

The blue card or MTA clearance for minors traveling abroad is applicable only to those who are not accompanied by either of the biological/adoptive parents. The applicants need the following: consent of parents, birth certificate from Philippine Statistics Authority (formerly National Statistics Office), marriage certificate of parents or certificate of no marriage for solo parents, continue reading : Clearance for minors traveling abroad (MTA) must be secured first – DSWD

Kalahi-CIDSS grants three sub-projects in Sigay

Volunteers from three barangays went home relieved and excited after the recently conducted Municipal Inter-Barangay Forum for Participatory Resource Allocation (MIBF-PRA) of the Municipality of Sigay, Ilocos Sur. Subprojects of Barangays Matallucod, San Ramon, and San Elias were chosen and prioritized to be given grants to implement their sub-projects. The MIBF-PRA is a venue for continue reading : Kalahi-CIDSS grants three sub-projects in Sigay

DSWD-NCIP Partnership Garners Recognition

In the recently conducted Regional Recognition for Innovative and Excellent Practices held at Manila City, Kalahi-CIDSS Field Office 1 brings home the Gawad Kalahi Award for Innovation and Breakthrough in CDD Management for Effective Engagement with the National Commission on Indigenous Peoples (NCIP). The partnership between the Department of Social Welfare and Development and NCIP continue reading : DSWD-NCIP Partnership Garners Recognition

FDS lover mother sets Pantawid Pamilya-inspired rules in her house

Every mother wants the best for her children and always brings out the best in them. As they say, “Mother knows best.” Milagros S. Gascon, 46, Parent Leader, and a mother of three, from Brgy. Buyong, Calasiao, Pangasinan believes this mother-child ideology. She said, “Ang tungkulin ko sa aking anak, asawa, at miyembro ay lalo continue reading : FDS lover mother sets Pantawid Pamilya-inspired rules in her house

All done for Burgos, Pangasinan

Burgos, Pangasinan recently conducted its hand-over ceremony for the five remaining sub-projects completing the six Kalahi-CIDSS sub-projects in the Municipality. The full ownership of the sub-projects is now handed to the community. Bundled with this, the responsibility of maintenance, safekeeping and sustenance is now in the shoulders of the barangay members. Earlier this year, Burgos continue reading : All done for Burgos, Pangasinan

Pantawid Pamilya student-beneficiaries now officially enrolled

110 Pantawid Pamilya students (in all levels) were officially enrolled during the launching of early enrolment recently held at the Sudipen Vocational High School, La Union. They were enrolled free of charge sponsored by the Department of Education (DepED) Voucher Program and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) educational cash grant.  Actual enrolment continue reading : Pantawid Pamilya student-beneficiaries now officially enrolled