DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS honors community volunteers for championing CDD approach

Twenty-five (25) community volunteers of the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi – CIDSS) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) were honored recently for championing the community-driven development (CDD) approach to local planning during the first Municipal Community Volunteers’ Congress continue reading : DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS honors community volunteers for championing CDD approach

Centenarian 101

A youthful glow behind the old age is manifested in the face and personality of a centenarian in Brgy. Puroc a Dacquel, Vigan City, Ilocos Sur. Her secret? Those sweet smiles, laughter, and charm have been part of her daily life leaving her body invigorated.  This is Lola Michaela “Maxima” Adriatico, the only centenarian in continue reading : Centenarian 101

A home that is made of hopes and dreams

Twenty (20) brand new housing units were blessed and turned over by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office 1 through its Core Shelter Assistance Program (CSAP) in partnership with the City Government of Alaminos, Pangasinan at Sitio Sto. Rosario, Brgy. Lucap, Alaminos City, Pangasinan. Jenny Mina, CSAP beneficiary, expressed her gratitude continue reading : A home that is made of hopes and dreams

DSWD FO 1 supports DepEd’s Happy School Movement, Brigada Eskwela

Unified by a common goal of securing good quality education and well-being for the Filipino children, the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 showed its support to the Department of Education’s Happy School Movement (HSM) and Brigada Eskwela 2019 that kick-off recently in Vigan City, Ilocos Sur. With the theme “Paaralang Masayang continue reading : DSWD FO 1 supports DepEd’s Happy School Movement, Brigada Eskwela

DSWD FO 1 strengthens advocacy on children and youth services

The DSWD Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) through the Capacity Building Section reinforces its advocacy on the provision of appropriate programs and services to children and youth by conducting periodic social welfare and development (SWD) forum to local social welfare and development officers (LSWDOs). For this semester, LSWDOs from the Provinces of Pangasinan and continue reading : DSWD FO 1 strengthens advocacy on children and youth services

Community volunteers end the quest for clean and safe water in Quirino, Ilocos Sur

An aerial view (left photo) of Quirino, Ilocos Sur shows that one of the major rivers in Northern Luzon, the Abra River, flows through the area while Municipal and barangay officials and employees (middle photo) lead the ribbon-cutting of the water system (right photo) in Bucnit, Namitpit, Quirino, Ilocos Sur. Community volunteers have ended the continue reading : Community volunteers end the quest for clean and safe water in Quirino, Ilocos Sur

DSWD Kalahi–CIDSS beefs up efforts to lobby for CDD institutionalization

Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD FO 1) beefed up efforts to lobby for the institutionalization of the community-driven development (CDD) approach with the conduct of Makilahok (Local Participatory Governance) Roll-out Training to five (5) municipalities continue reading : DSWD Kalahi–CIDSS beefs up efforts to lobby for CDD institutionalization