Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur student bags 2014 Exemplary Child Award

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD-FO1) awarded Cindy Ballesteros of Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur as this year’s regional winner in the Search for Exemplary Pantawid Pamilya Children. The search recognized exemplary Pantawid Pamilya children who serve as excellent examples in school, home and community. Developing exemplary children beneficiaries as advocates continue reading : Sta. Maria, Ilocos Sur student bags 2014 Exemplary Child Award

LGU and private sector merge for SFP in SN, Pang

“The children are our future. We invest in them through early childhood care and development with the aid of the Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).” These words were underscored by Municipal Mayor Rebecca Mejica Saldivar of San Nicolas, Pangasinan who believes that a progressive community starts with continue reading : LGU and private sector merge for SFP in SN, Pang

Listahanan promotes PhilHealth cards use among Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries

To remind the Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries of the benefits they can enjoy through PhilHealth’s Indigent Program, the importance of using PhilHealth cards was emphasized during one of the episodes of the DSWD: Kaagapay sa Pag-Unlad over DZNL Aksyon Radyo La Union. PhilHealth Social Insurance Office Chief Madonna Valdez and Social Insurance Officer Joseph Manuel articulated continue reading : Listahanan promotes PhilHealth cards use among Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries

DSWD’s Supplementary Feeding links Parents Effectiveness Service, community support

In Agoo, La Union, day care children are taught to consume more vegetable viands; children are assured of something nutritious to eat while in school; and parenting capabilities are enhanced through Parents Effectiveness Service (PES) sessions that complement the Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). These are mentioned continue reading : DSWD’s Supplementary Feeding links Parents Effectiveness Service, community support

DSWD, LGUs release Php 7.79 million assistance to Typhoon Mario victims

Since the onslaught of Typhoon Mario, the Department of Social Welfare and Development in coordination with the local government units (LGUs) did not stop assisting the victims through family food packs and other non-food items. As of September 24, 2014, at least Php 7.79 million worth of assistance or 27,130 family food packs were given continue reading : DSWD, LGUs release Php 7.79 million assistance to Typhoon Mario victims

DSWD intensifies out-of school youth’s (OSY) role in eradicating teenage pregnancies

The role of out-of-school youth (OSY) leaders in minimizing, if not eradicating, teenage pregnancy was emphasized during the Pag-asa Youth Association of the Philippines (PYAP) Foundation Day cum Quarterly Meeting on August 19-20, 2014 at Goldland Resort and Hotel, Urdaneta City. To achieve such goal, conducting more community activities supportive of Local Social Welfare and continue reading : DSWD intensifies out-of school youth’s (OSY) role in eradicating teenage pregnancies

DSWD, LGUs provide Php 1,223, 637.00 worth of assistance to families affected by ‘Typhoon Luis’

There are 378 barangays with 53,437 families or 226,637 persons affected by the strong rains and winds of ‘Typhoon Luis’ as monitored by DSWD Field Office 1 Planning Unit with the disaster reports of Local Government Units (LGUs) and Social Welfare and Development Action Teams in the provinces. There were 28 evacuation centers reported which continue reading : DSWD, LGUs provide Php 1,223, 637.00 worth of assistance to families affected by ‘Typhoon Luis’