DSWD Field Office-1 lauds 2 cities, 2 towns as Convergence Champions

DSWD intensifies partnership with Local Government Units (LGUs) on strategized and effective program implementation to improve the lives of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiaries so that even after the Program, self sufficiency is sustained. The four Provincial Action Teams recommended Laoag City in Ilocos Norte, Vigan City in Ilocos Sur, Rosario in La Union, and continue reading : DSWD Field Office-1 lauds 2 cities, 2 towns as Convergence Champions

DSWD’s assisted street children learn baking techniques

While temporarily placed in the center for rehabiliation the residents who used to roam the streets are taught of basic baking techniques through the Productivity Skills Development. This is among the rehabilitative activities of the DSWD’s Haven for Children along with regular counseling, case conferences, spiritual and recreational activities, and regular and non-formal education. After continue reading : DSWD’s assisted street children learn baking techniques

DSWD resolves COA findings on Pantawid Pamilya, maintains auditors only seeking documentation

Responding to news articles citing the findings of the 2013 Annual Audit Report of the Commission on Audit (COA) on Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program being implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman said that answers and clarifications to the audit observations have already been submitted to the state auditing firm. Sec. Soliman emphasized continue reading : DSWD resolves COA findings on Pantawid Pamilya, maintains auditors only seeking documentation

Supplementary Feeding Program junks food-like snacks of Day Care children

In Rosario, La Union, 979 Day Care children deviate from the usual junk foods sold near their school because of Supplementary Feeding Program’s (SFP) hot meal served during regular school. “Aside from nutritious food the SFP encourages children to eat vegetables during the 120-day feeding, thus, making these delicious over time,” said Day Care Parent continue reading : Supplementary Feeding Program junks food-like snacks of Day Care children

DSWD, PNP confiscate illegal solicitation paraphernalia

Expired solicitation paraphernalia are illegal. Thus, the focus of the Presidential Decree 1564, otherwise known as the Solicitation Permit Law, and the Administrative Order No. 14 series of 2007 otherwise known as the Revised Omnibus Rules and Regulations on Public Solicitations. The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 1 (DSWD FO1) regulates public continue reading : DSWD, PNP confiscate illegal solicitation paraphernalia