Financial assistance and Critical Incident Stress Debriefing (CISD) sessions were provided to bereaved families of Philippine National Police Special Action Force (PNP SAF) PO2 Omar Nacionales and PO2 Ephraim Mejia during the visit of Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) Secretary Mar Roxas in Luna, La Union and in San Nicolas, Pangasinan, respectively, on continue reading : DSWD Field Office 1 assists SAF PO2 Mejia and Nacionales
Sugpon, a fifth class municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur and a Kalahi-CIDSS area, embraces a new system in advancing the development in their municipality and sustaining the practice of good governance in their locale. With Kalahi-CIDSS introduced in the Municipality of Sugpon, Mayor Fernando C. Quiton, Sr. welcomes the Program’s unique way of introducing development where mobilization of continue reading : Kalahi-CIDSS ways impress Sugpon Mayor
They call us the lower class, the twerps, a burden to the government. They dub us dependents, supposedly merely after government doles. They call us the poorest of the poor, the beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). Let me tell you people, we are less fortunate but we are not stupid. Yes, we continue reading : I’m a 4Ps scholar
A Memorandum of Agreement sealed the partnership of DSWD and Kasama Ka sa Barangay Foundation Inc. (KKBFI) for entrepreneurial skills development of Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in Bayambang, Pangasinan. The partnership will provide various trainings maximizing the potentials of the beneficiaries, thus increased employment and job opportunities are its end goals.The KKBFI also tapped the Department continue reading : 215 Pantawid Pamilya Parent Leaders to get support from Kasama Ka sa Barangay Foundation Inc.
Kalahi-CIDSS Area Coordinating Team (ACT) in Sugpon, Ilocos Sur convened for the first time various Kalahi-CIDSS stakeholders for the first Municipal Inter-Barangay Forum (MIBF). Members of the Barangay Representation Teams (BRT) composed of barangay captains and community volunteers, Municipal Inter-Agency committee (MIAC), Local Poverty Reduction Action Team (LPRAT), Sugpon Municipal Coordinating Team (MCT), Sugpon Local continue reading : Sugpon, Ilocos Sur sets community-decided criteria for Kalahi-CIDSS sub-project prioritization
Burgos, Ilocos Sur – With the ongoing Community Empowerment Activity Cycle (CEAC) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD’s) Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS), technical facilitators, supervised by Regional Community Infrastructure Specialist Engr. Nafianog, started the validation of sub-projects proposed in the communities to assure viability of continue reading : Kalahi-CIDSS sub-project sites in Ilocos Sur undergo validation
Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Brgy. Mapisi, Nagbukel, Ilocos Sur conducted its second Barangay Assembly (BA) recently. In the assembly facilitated by Kalahi-CIDSSP Nagbukel Area Coordinating Team (ACT), attended by the residents of Mapisi and presided by its continue reading : Brgy. Mapisi identifies poverty challenges through Community-Driven Development (CDD)
“Another chapter of my life begins, thanks to SGPPA,” Gay Myrell Abrogena shares with her victorious smile. She said that she can foresee a better life ahead for her family especially that she is now a licensed teacher. Myrell, 21, of Pinili, Ilocos Norte is one the country’s first batch of graduates who was provided continue reading : SGPPA graduate now a Licensed Teacher