DSWD, Civil Society Organizations’ Partnership Forum highlights corporate social responsibility

Some  65 Social Welfare and Development Agencies (SWDAs) and Local Social Welfare and Development Offices (LSWDOs) representatives fostered ties with 6 non-government organizations (NGOs), inviting them to also access the benefits of being a registered, licensed and accredited civil society organizations (CSOs). These potential partners which joined this event include Partas Transportation, Fariñas Transportation, Rotary continue reading : DSWD, Civil Society Organizations’ Partnership Forum highlights corporate social responsibility

Weaving good lives from Sawali homes to Sawali business

From shanty housing out of crafted bamboo splits more commonly called as Sawali, most members of the Sawali Makers of Labrador Sustainable Livelihood Program Association (SLPA) from  Brgy Bolo in Labrador town, Pangasinan, are now living in a safer and more convenient cemented houses because of the savings they earned out of their own Sawali continue reading : Weaving good lives from Sawali homes to Sawali business

Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries expand business through SLP

Sundot-kulangot, translated as “nose booger” in English because one’s finger can be used to take out and enjoy the candy out of the shell if a stick is not available, is a pinch of glutinous rice cooked with coconut milk and brown sugar stored in a small coconut-looking shells locally called as bitaoy. It is continue reading : Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries expand business through SLP

DSWD FO1 partners with the academe for knowledge exchange on social welfare and social protection in Region 1

Some State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) were tapped to intensify partnerships on capacitating individuals, groups, or organizations in social welfare and social protection services as well as in sharing of expertise among institutions through the Social Welfare and Development Learning Network (SWDL-Net). As among the SWDL-Net mandates, DSWD continued partnership with Don Mariano Marcos State continue reading : DSWD FO1 partners with the academe for knowledge exchange on social welfare and social protection in Region 1

Young Poet bested Exemplary Pantawid Pamilya Children 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 through the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program named this year’s Exemplary Pantawid Pamilya Child. Frederick “Erick” A. Cachero, Grade 7 student from Libtong Elementary School in Burgos, La Union bagged the title over the other three provincial winners from Mangatarem, Pangasinan – Jonathan Cayabyab, Grade 8 continue reading : Young Poet bested Exemplary Pantawid Pamilya Children 2017

DSWD’s Php 78.9M funds Climate Change and Adaptation and Mitigation (CCAM) projects

DSWD Field Office 1 has released Php78,998,200 to 41,578 persons who engaged in Cash for Work Projects in various parts of the Region. These CCAM projects implemented in 38 Local Government Units (LGUs) aim to eliminate or reduce the long-term risks and hazards of climate change to human life and properties. Their intensification this year continue reading : DSWD’s Php 78.9M funds Climate Change and Adaptation and Mitigation (CCAM) projects

DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS municipalities take over CDD

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through the Kapit-bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) convened the Local Government Units (LGUs) of the 11 partner-municipalities to prepare them for the upcoming Cycle 4 dubbed as LGU-led Program Implementation where they will be the prime facilitators of the processes continue reading : DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS municipalities take over CDD

DSWD’s cash assistance amounting to Php 237M for typhoon–affected families on simultaneous release in Region 1

DSWD FO1 is set to complete the release of Php 237,116,850.00 additional cash assistance to typhoon victims through ‘cash cards’ to 32,603 families by the end of November this year. At present, a total of Php 164,256,500.00 was already released to 22,192 families in the Region. It can be noted that last year, immediate release continue reading : DSWD’s cash assistance amounting to Php 237M for typhoon–affected families on simultaneous release in Region 1