Women’s role in Community Empowerment during pandemic

Every member of the community has a significant role in pushing for the community’s development. Men, women or Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transexual, Queer, Intersex, Asexual (LGBTQIA) have the voice in raising their issues, concerns, and suggestions for improving their village’s growth. In Del Gallego, Camarines Sur, community members of Barangay Mansalaya shattered societal norms on continue reading : Women’s role in Community Empowerment during pandemic

Barangay Cogon in Castilla, Sorsogon demonstrates community participation

Participation is one the key principles in achieving community’s development. It is also one of the main features of Community-Driven Development (CDD), an approach used by the Department of Social Welfare and Development Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (DSWD KALAHI-CIDSS) in its project implementation. CDD is a continue reading : Barangay Cogon in Castilla, Sorsogon demonstrates community participation

Bunga ng Pagboboluntir

Walang sinusunod na edad para sa mga tao na gustong matuto. Inihambing ni Aling Myrna Fresnido, 65 anyos, residente ng Barangay Poblacion I sa Sta. Magdalena, Sorsogon ang kanyang karanasan bilang boluntir sa isang puno na patuloy nagbubunga ng maraming prutas dahil patuloy nadadagdagan ang kanyang kaalaman sa buhay. Nagsimulang maging boluntir ng Department of continue reading : Bunga ng Pagboboluntir

DSWD KALAHI-CIDSS launches Additional Financing project for Luzon

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Kapit-Bisig Laban saKahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (DSWD KALAHI-CIDSS) launched the Additional Financing (AF) project for Luzon cluster last July 22, 2021 at Hotel St. Ellis, Legazpi City, Albay. DSWD Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista led the launching together with Usec. Martin B. Diño, continue reading : DSWD KALAHI-CIDSS launches Additional Financing project for Luzon

39 additional municipalities to implement KALAHI-CIDSS under KC-AF modality

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan –Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (DSWD KALAHI-CIDSS) increased its current coverage of Additional Financing (AF) from 37 municipalities to 76 municipalities in Bicol Region. The Department allocated PHP 720,673,800.00 community grant for the 39 additional municipalities aimed at addressing the effects of continue reading : 39 additional municipalities to implement KALAHI-CIDSS under KC-AF modality

DSWD KALAHI-CIDSS allots P571M for COVID-19 response in 37 municipalities of Bicol Region

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (DSWD KALAHI-CIDSS) has allotted PHP 570,619,700.00 of community-based projects for 37 municipalities of Bicol Region as part of its recovery efforts from the COVID-19 pandemic. The Additional Financing – Community-Based Response for COVID-19 (AFCBRC) modality will continue reading : DSWD KALAHI-CIDSS allots P571M for COVID-19 response in 37 municipalities of Bicol Region

DSWD provides assistance to 13 families in Camarines Sur under its BP2 program

A total of 13 families or 46 individuals received transitory family support packages amounting to PHP 548,000.00 from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) under Balik-Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa (BP2) program last May 18, 2021 at Baao Community College, Baao, Camarines Sur. The transitory family support package ranging from PHP10,000.00 to PHP70,000.00 covers the continue reading : DSWD provides assistance to 13 families in Camarines Sur under its BP2 program

23-year old volunteer leads the implementation of community project

Margie Blanco is a 23-year old community volunteer in Barangay Buenasuerte, Lupi, Camarines Sur. She is a graduate of Bachelor of Elementary Education in Central Bicol State University of Agriculture last July 2020.  At this age, leading a group of community volunteers to implement a sub-project is a new and very challenging journey for her.  continue reading : 23-year old volunteer leads the implementation of community project

DSWD KALAHI-CIDSS to assess 31 LGUs in Bicol on local governance

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (DSWD KALAHI-CIDSS) will conduct capacity assessment for 31 local government units (LGUs) of the Bicol Region this May 2021. The capacity assessment measures the LGU’s readiness to participate and undertake program implementation this year. The activity continue reading : DSWD KALAHI-CIDSS to assess 31 LGUs in Bicol on local governance