DSWD-FO1 joins the conduct of the Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill

The Department of Social Welfare and Development – Field Office 1 (DSWD-FO1) through the Disaster Response Assistance and Management Section (DReAMS) partakes in the conduct of the third quarter “Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill” in relation to the Regional Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Council (RDRRMC) Memorandum No. 95 series of 2017. The DReAMS leads the continue reading : DSWD-FO1 joins the conduct of the Nationwide Simultaneous Earthquake Drill

Mendoza Family is the new Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya of Region 1

This year, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office 1 hails the Mendoza Family from Brgy. Nagtupacan, Santa Maria, Ilocos as the Regional Winner on the Search for Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya 2017 held at the CSI Mall, City of San Fernando, La Union. Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya is an annual search conducted by continue reading : Mendoza Family is the new Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya of Region 1

Ilocandia Heroes join Bukluran – DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS National CV Congress

Local, everyday heroes of the Ilocos Region participated in the first ever National Community Volunteers’ Congress dubbed as Bukluran: Sama-samang Lakas ng Mamamayan in Quezon City. The biggest gathering of community volunteers from all over the nation was hosted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through its Community-Driven Development (CDD) program-the Kapit-Bisig continue reading : Ilocandia Heroes join Bukluran – DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS National CV Congress

The Glassy Waves of San Juan SLPA, Convergence at Its Best

  Because of its booming tourism industry, t-shirt printing and souvenir making in San Juan town in La Union has seen high potential. Thus, the Sustainable Livelihood Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 conducted a Skills Training on T-shirt Printing from 30 January to 15 February 2017 catering 18 continue reading : The Glassy Waves of San Juan SLPA, Convergence at Its Best

Community store opens new income to SLP participants

Forty-four (44) Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries from Brgy. Fermin in Caba, La Union, who organized themselves into San Fermin Pangkabuhayan SLPA, recently opened a community store in their barangay through Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) fund of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office I. San Fermin is a far-flung barangay in Caba town, thus continue reading : Community store opens new income to SLP participants

SLP participants in San Juan, LU receive food carts

Fifty (50) PantawidPamilya program beneficiaries from the 41 barangays of San Juan town in La Union received food carts from the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 during their graduation on Skills Training on Business Management leading to Food Cart Business on 11 August 2017. This is in partnership with Leyum Enterprise continue reading : SLP participants in San Juan, LU receive food carts

RCWC CHILD REPRESENTATIVE WINS 2ND PLACE DURING THE NATIONAL POPULATION QUIZ SHOW

The Ilocos Regional Committee for the Welfare of Children (RCWC) proudly commends one of its Child Representatives, Erson P. Muyalde, for winning 2nd Place during the National Population Quiz (POPQUIZ) Show held on 23-26 January 2017 in Dipolog City, Zamboanga Del Norte. Erson was the regional champion during the Regional Festival of Talents POPQUIZ category continue reading : RCWC CHILD REPRESENTATIVE WINS 2ND PLACE DURING THE NATIONAL POPULATION QUIZ SHOW

AVRC 1 promotes Himig Tanglaw Season 2 for visually-impaired persons

The Area 1 Vocational Rehabilitation Center of DSWD, in partnership with the Philippine Chamber of Massage Industry of Visually Impaired, Inc. (PCMIVI), organized the musical talent showdown among 25 visually- impaired (VI) persons from CAR, Regions 1, II, III held at Robinson’s Calasiao, Pangasinan recently. Himig Tanglaw Season 2 served as an audition for the continue reading : AVRC 1 promotes Himig Tanglaw Season 2 for visually-impaired persons