P1.2-M DSWD SAP turned over to Pagudpud town

According to Provincial Social Welfare and Development officer Corazon Lilian Celia Rin, around P1.2 million in funds from the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) social amelioration program (SAP) were distributed to at least 85 beneficiaries in Pagudpud, Ilocos Norte, for their livelihood. The grant, according to Rin, is intended to help recipients cope… Continue reading P1.2-M DSWD SAP turned over to Pagudpud town

DSWD joins PCUP caravans, offers programs to impoverished communities

Through its active involvement in the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) Mini Caravans, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to bring social welfare programs and services closer to poor communities around the country. Since the PCUP-led caravans began in July, they have provided as a platform for the DSWD and… Continue reading DSWD joins PCUP caravans, offers programs to impoverished communities

DSWD’s supplementary feeding program served around 20000 children in Antique

The ongoing supplementary feeding program (SFP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to address undernutrition among Filipino children benefited a total of 20,895 children in the province of Antique. In an interview on Thursday (September 2, 2021), Jessie Cristales, who is in charge of SFP implementation in Antique, said the DSWD has… Continue reading DSWD’s supplementary feeding program served around 20000 children in Antique

Villaverde nutri workers, village guards receive assistance from DSWD

Barangay Nutrition Scholars (BNS) and ‘Tanods’ (village guards) in a Nueva Vizcaya town have received assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The aid was given to the 158 BNS and Barangay Tanods in honor of their role as community frontliners in the government’s efforts and response to COVID-19. According to Vice… Continue reading Villaverde nutri workers, village guards receive assistance from DSWD

Solano elders receive pension benefits from DSWD

The indigent senior citizens in Solano, Nueva Vizcaya recently received pension benefits from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The P3,000 stipend for senior citizen, according to Mayor Eufemia Dacayo, will cover the months of July to December 2021. “We thank the DSWD for giving this assistance to our poor elderlies. The earlier… Continue reading Solano elders receive pension benefits from DSWD

DSWD opens Philippines’ 1st temporary shelter, learning center for less fortunate families in Bukidnon

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The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 10 (Northern Mindanao) has opened the country’s first temporary shelter and learning facility for less fortunate families. The newly opened “Bahay Silungan” in Manolo Fortich, Bukidnon, according to Oliver Inodeo, DSWD-10 spokesperson, is the country’s first and only temporary home and learning center that caters to the… Continue reading DSWD opens Philippines’ 1st temporary shelter, learning center for less fortunate families in Bukidnon

7IB, Bagumbayan LGU distributed DSWD cash assistance and food packs in ELCAC barangay

7th Infantry - TAPAT Battalion

The 7th Infantry (TAPAT) Battalion, Department of Social Welfare and Development – Region XII, and the Local Government Unit of Bagumbayan gave monetary assistance and food packs to the IP community of Brgy Monteverde, Bagumbayan, Sultan Kudarat on Monday, August 16, 2021. The activity was attended by Hon. Jonalette E. De Pedro, Mayor of Bagumbayan;… Continue reading 7IB, Bagumbayan LGU distributed DSWD cash assistance and food packs in ELCAC barangay

Antique LGUs receives P11M-worth family food packs from DSWD in the 1st semester of 2021

The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Western Visayas (DSWD-6) has been delivering family food packs to local government units (LGUs) in Antique to supplement their decreasing resources. In an interview on Wednesday, DSWD Antique chief Melrose Amaran said that in the first semester of 2021, the province’s 18 municipalities received 23,969 family food… Continue reading Antique LGUs receives P11M-worth family food packs from DSWD in the 1st semester of 2021

About 1.2 million ECQ-affected residents in Visayas, Mindanao receive AICS

More than 1.2 million individual in Visayas and Mindanao who were affected by the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) have received special monetary assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)’s Special Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS). As of Wednesday (August 11), 312,240 qualified families or 1,248,965 individuals had received special AICS… Continue reading About 1.2 million ECQ-affected residents in Visayas, Mindanao receive AICS

IP youths condemn communist terrorist group’s organizations

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During a 3-day IP Youth Leadership Summit organized by 601st Infantry Unifier Brigade through 5th Special Forces Battalion from August 9 to 13, 2021 at Sitio Blit, Brgy. Ned, Lake Sebu, South Cotabato, youths from the hinterland barangay of the said province denounced the CTG organization. Because they are the most prone to deceptions, radicalization,… Continue reading IP youths condemn communist terrorist group’s organizations