DSWD, San Fernando City – CENRO protect landslide-prone village

At least 500 tree seedlings were planted by DSWD staff and inter-agency partners at Dallangayan, San Fernando City, La Union near the Material Recovery Facility, recently, to protect the whole community from landslide and to promote a healthier environment. Supported by San Fernando City Environment and Natural Resources Office (CENRO), the event marks another strategy continue reading : DSWD, San Fernando City – CENRO protect landslide-prone village

DSWD, PNP-Reg’l. Command to confiscate illegal, expired solicitation paraphernalia

DSWD enjoined Philippine National Police Regional Command (PNP ReCom) to assist in safeguarding public funds entrusted by donors through various paraphernalia such as ‘coin box,’ raffle tickets, letters, concerts-for-a-cause, donation boxes, among others. Permits of these solicitation activities and paraphernalia are given and regulated by DSWD and its counterparts at the Local Government Units (within continue reading : DSWD, PNP-Reg’l. Command to confiscate illegal, expired solicitation paraphernalia

DSWD sponsors Fun Run: a National Disaster Consciousness Month celebration

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD FO1) and some Regional Disaster Risk Reduction Management Council (RDRRMC) members  joined together for a fun run in celebrating the National Disaster Consciousness Month with the theme “Kahandaan at Kaligtasan ng Pamayanan, Pundasyon ng Kaunlaran.” This activity aims to strengthen convergence and cooperation of continue reading : DSWD sponsors Fun Run: a National Disaster Consciousness Month celebration

Agsugpon Tayo Project Youth Camp ignites capability and capacity

To develop children’s capacities for self-confidence, self-esteem, friendship, leadership and mutual understanding through worthwhile activities and to help them become a happy, useful and active members of society, Agsugpon Tayo Project youth camp was recently conducted at Paradiso Beach Resort, Aringay, La Union This camp also aims to develop the children’s personality as well as continue reading : Agsugpon Tayo Project Youth Camp ignites capability and capacity

Listahanan assures accurate data entry for DSWD’s program beneficiaries

The Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) strategy to ensure focused targeting of beneficiaries on Social Pension Program and Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program through the recently held special validation is near to completion. As of July 23, the Family Assessment Forms (FAF) encoding has reached 85% or 9,202 forms encoded. This is a part continue reading : Listahanan assures accurate data entry for DSWD’s program beneficiaries

DSWD F01 ready to augment LGUs on ‘Typhoon Glenda’

As a ready response to the effects of ‘Typhoon Glenda’, DSWD Field Office 1 is ready to augment requests of Local Government Units (LGUs) with its 2,338 stockpile family food packs and 4,000 family food packs prepositioned in the provinces of Ilocos Norte, Ilocos Sur, La Union and Pangasinan. At least 7,900 boxes of bottled continue reading : DSWD F01 ready to augment LGUs on ‘Typhoon Glenda’

51 Core Shelter Units to rise in Sual, Pangasinan

Fifty-one (51) families whose houses were toppled by fire in Sual, Pangasinan will soon own their new houses so called ‘core shelter units’ with DSWD’s Core Shelter Assistance Program (CSAP). Construction materials amounting to Php 70,000.00 is allocated for each core shelter. The site development and other needed logistics will be the counterpart of Local continue reading : 51 Core Shelter Units to rise in Sual, Pangasinan

From kubrador to Pantawid Pamilya Parent Leader

A former “kubrador” or collector of jueteng bets is now a more responsible mother and community leader. “Kung hindi dumating ang Pantawid Pamilya, hindi siguro ako natigil maging kubrador.” (If not with the coming of Pantawid Pamilya, I might not have stopped being a “kubrador”) said Margielyn Genese, a Parent Leader from San Manuel, Pangasinan. continue reading : From kubrador to Pantawid Pamilya Parent Leader