City of San Fernando, Naguilian, La Union pilot test social technology project for OFWs’ families

One hundred (100) left behind family members of Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs) are now attending series of sessions to eventually improve their coping mechanisms and resiliency while loved ones are working abroad. These modular sessions include social costs of migration, financial management, and addressing family issues conducted by OFW facilitators. Also included in the package continue reading : City of San Fernando, Naguilian, La Union pilot test social technology project for OFWs’ families

DSWD’s PAMANA Project to 100 families in Sto. Domingo, Ilocos Sur, 1st in Region 1

Far from the heart of the town, 100 poor families residing at the foot of mountain ranges of Lao-ingen, Sto. Domingo, Ilocos Sur started their Goat Raising Project with Php 500,000.00 fund from the Department of Social Welfare and Development. In the Region, this is the first project of the Payapa at Masaganang Pamayanan (PAMANA) continue reading : DSWD’s PAMANA Project to 100 families in Sto. Domingo, Ilocos Sur, 1st in Region 1

Pantawid Pamilya mothers prosper in catering business through SLP

Eleven Pantawid Pamilya mothers passionate about cooking merged their skills and built their own catering business which they called Nanay’s Catering Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) Association formerly Mother’s Best Club SLPA. Association President Letecia G. Monis, 55, said, “Noon ay isa lang akong trabahador. Ngayon ay may nabuo na kaming sariling negosyo at ako pa continue reading : Pantawid Pamilya mothers prosper in catering business through SLP

Partnership yields to sustainable agriculture and livelihood of Pantawid beneficiaries

Partnership between the private sector (SM Foundation Inc. and Harbest Agribusiness Corp.) and government agencies (Department of Social Welfare and Development – Field Office 1 and Department of Agriculture – Regional Field Unit 1) for a farmers training program on sustainable livelihood called “Kabalikat sa Kabuhayan” transpired recently in San Fabian, Pangasinan. Funded by SM continue reading : Partnership yields to sustainable agriculture and livelihood of Pantawid beneficiaries

DSWD to intensify services to Bajaus

DSWD, through the Regional Social Development Committee (RSDC) Sub-Committee on Social Protection, is considering various situations of Bajau families wandering in the cities of Region 1 for identification of proper and longer-term assistance. Initially, Bajau communities in the City of San Fernando were reached out to establish linkage and benchmark on their well-being. A consultation continue reading : DSWD to intensify services to Bajaus

DSWD to intensify services to Bajaus

DSWD, through the Regional Social Development Committee (RSDC) Sub-Committee on Social Protection, is considering various situations of Bajau families wandering in the cities of Region 1 for identification of proper and longer-term assistance. Initially, Bajau communities in the City of San Fernando were reached out to establish linkage and benchmark on their well-being. A consultation continue reading : DSWD to intensify services to Bajaus

DSWD BUB puts up 5 Child Development Centers in Piddig, IN

Five Child Development Centers (CDC), each costing Php 675,600.00, were built in Piddig, Ilocos Norte funded by the Bottom-Up Budgeting (BUB) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development – Field Office 1 (DSWD-FO 1) together with the Local Government Unit of Piddig, Ilocos Norte. A total of Php 3,000,000.00 were financed by DSWD BUB continue reading : DSWD BUB puts up 5 Child Development Centers in Piddig, IN