50-Peso bill story of Maanos-Maseet SLP Association

Today, a 50-peso bill might just be an ordinary bill spent in buying budget meals or load allowances good for less than a week. However, to the 50 Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries and members of Maanos-Maseet Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) Association of Barangay San Isidro Sur, Binmaley, Pangasinan, the 50-peso bill is the start of their continue reading : 50-Peso bill story of Maanos-Maseet SLP Association

DSWD releases Php96.5M to social pensioners in Region 1

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 is now providing the 64,379 indigent senior citizens with Php 1,500 each as their first quarterly stipend this year with a total of Php 96.5 million. The stipend benefits the poor senior citizens identified by the LISTAHANAN and those recommended and validated by the Local continue reading : DSWD releases Php96.5M to social pensioners in Region 1

Building literacy towards development through Kalahi-CIDSS

An advocate of development through quality primary education for the children of Guilong, Alilem, Ilocos Sur, 28-year old Christopher L. Daz, a single primary school teacher, finds the realization of his advocacy by being a Kalahi-CIDSS community volunteer. Working in the academe for five years, he has seen the need to improve the delivery of continue reading : Building literacy towards development through Kalahi-CIDSS

DSWD FO I’s Listahanan trains Encoders and Verifiers

Department of Social Welfare and Development – Field Office I (DSWD FO I) continues its full blast activities on Listahanan. As of 27 May 2015, 329,412 households were already assessed by the enumerators of Listahanan of the DSWD-FO I. Particularly, 46,349 households were assessed in the Province of Ilocos Norte, 56,914 households in the Province continue reading : DSWD FO I’s Listahanan trains Encoders and Verifiers

Inseparable social pensioner- couple earns from recyclables

They are not just an ordinary couple collecting recyclable materials for a living, they are symbols of partnership blessed from above. A real inspiration to their family and community, Roberto and Madalena Mandigma of Naguilian, La Union brave the challenges of being poor together.The couple lives simply without electricity in a one-room house made of continue reading : Inseparable social pensioner- couple earns from recyclables

DSWD releases Php 5 million for disaster mitigating projects in Ilocos Norte

All cities and towns of Ilocos Norte will implement the Php 5 million-worth projects on planting mangrove, forest trees, fruit trees, and bamboo and production of bamboo planting materials starting on the last week of May 2015. With these projects, community safety is assured through the rehabilitation of facilities and structures with the goal of continue reading : DSWD releases Php 5 million for disaster mitigating projects in Ilocos Norte

Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in San Juan, LU receive donations

Five hundred Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in San Juan, La Union received slippers and rice courtesy of Rated K Host Korina Sanchez. Pantawid Pamilya children ages 7-13 went home with smiles on their faces while wearing their new pairs of slippers. Their mothers were also given 3 kilos each of rice and bracelet. San Juan Mayor continue reading : Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in San Juan, LU receive donations