March is Women’s Month

The month of March is special for Filipino women. What makes the month truly special is the country’s observance of Women’s Month. Pursuant to Proclamation no.224 series of 1998 declares the month of March each year as Women’s Month and March 8 as Women’s Rights and International Peace Day. Proclamation Read more…

NHTS-PR Constantly Advocates to Stakeholders

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 5 through the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) continuously reaches out to stakeholders, local government units and partners to use the NHTS-PR database in identifying beneficiaries of their social protection programs. Series of orientations were conducted. In Donsol, Read more…

RAFFY’S VISION VS. REALITY

“It is while we are young that we envision what we want to be in the future.” This is true especially to those children who have parents who are financially capable to support their every dream. But how about those with less in life? Those abandoned, neglected, orphaned or children Read more…

Bicol Gets 1.07 Billion for Poverty-Reduction Projects in 2013

The Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS), a multi-funded project of Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), aids 2,051 communities with P1.07 billion for continued implementation this 2013. With project coverage of 70 municipalities in all provinces of Bicol, Kalahi-CIDSS provides poverty-reduction projects to Read more…