DSWD FO1 has ready goods for Tropical Storm Jolina victims

The DSWD Field Office 1 is ready to augment requests from Local Government Units (LGUs) to support the immediate needs of the victims of Tropical Storm Jolina. “At present, Php 11.7M worth of food and non-food items stocked at the regional warehouse and satellite warehouses strategically positioned in the provinces are intact and ready to assist continue reading : DSWD FO1 has ready goods for Tropical Storm Jolina victims

RCWC confers Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance to 120 LGUs in Region 1

The outstanding regional passing rate of 96 percent is a remarkable achievement of children advocates and workers in the Local Government Units (LGUs) and their regional counterpart. The region has been a consistent top performer since the mandatory audit in 2014. “This also shows commitment and adherence to local and national policies protecting the rights continue reading : RCWC confers Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance to 120 LGUs in Region 1

Santol Volunteers express gratitude to DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS

“Ag-tsinelas dan ti annakmi, dati agsaka-saka da nga mapan agiskwela (Our children need not to walk barefoot anymore, they can already wear slippers when going to school),” said Teresita Opeña, a DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS Community Volunteer from Barangay Lettac Sur in Santol, La Union. She recalls how the children in their barangay prefer to walk barefoot continue reading : Santol Volunteers express gratitude to DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS

Achieve 2.0 soon to be out

In a three-day writeshop session, 20 selected grantees of the Expanded Students’ Grants-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGP-PA) who are also beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program wrote their own inspiring stories. These stories will be compiled in the second edition of Coffee Table Book entitled “Achieve”. Hazel H. Achuela who graduated Magna Cum continue reading : Achieve 2.0 soon to be out

DSWD FO 1 spots pioneer BIG Winner

Brgy. Mabileg, Sigay, Ilocos Sur topped the first ever Regional Search for Model Bio-Intensive Garden (BIG). It bested Brgy. Oya-oy, Bacnotan, La Union; Brgy. Salvacion, Sto. Tomas, Pangasinan; and Brgy. Pila, Laoag City, Ilocos Norte which landed as runners-up, respectively. Parent Leader Leonila Solimen, also a member of Bago Tribe, boasted their “Paksiw Garden” composed continue reading : DSWD FO 1 spots pioneer BIG Winner