DSWD inks MOA with NGAs to provide support services for recovering drug dependents

Legazpi City-Last December 18, 2013, DSWD inks MOA with national government agencies (NGAs) to extend inter-agency support services for recovering drug dependents under the pilot program dubbed as Strategies Toward Acceptance, Reintegration & Transformation (START) led by DSWD in Bicol region. The pilot implementation of START will be done in Malinao Treatment and Rehabilitation Center continue reading : DSWD inks MOA with NGAs to provide support services for recovering drug dependents

BRAZIL, DSWD, DA, and DAR partnership to fight against poverty and hunger

In order to address the issues relating to poverty and hunger, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Bicol forge partnership with the Brazilian Government, Department of Agriculture (DA) and Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) to provide essential social services directly benefiting the poor in rural areas. Minister Milton Rhondo Filho and Engr. continue reading : BRAZIL, DSWD, DA, and DAR partnership to fight against poverty and hunger

Foreign-Funder Conducts a Study Visit on Kalahi-CIDSS in Bicol

Through Millennium Challenge Account – Philippines (MCA-P) and Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC), a study visit is currently being conducted nationwide to simplify the implementation of Kalahi-CIDSS (Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services) in terms of community procurement and finance last December 2-6, 2013. In Bicol region alone, nine barangays in the continue reading : Foreign-Funder Conducts a Study Visit on Kalahi-CIDSS in Bicol

DSWD Sets up Reception and Recovery Desk for Yolanda Survivors at Matnog Port

Left: Marissa Paeste, one of the Social Workers of DSWD, hands down financial assistance to Diorico Family from Maya, MacArthur Leyte. Right: The Diorico Family who arrived at Matnog Port last November 25, 2013. Yolanda victims crossing from Eastern Visayas to Bicol receive assistance from DSWD upon reaching Matnog Port in Sorsogon. In responding to continue reading : DSWD Sets up Reception and Recovery Desk for Yolanda Survivors at Matnog Port

Citizen-led DSWD Project Kick-starts in Legazpi City

During the community volunteers (CVs) meeting with DSWD staff at Rawis Barangay Hall last November 20, 2013. The meeting focused on the pre-procurement activities, plans of actions and project updates. After trainings and seminars conducted for citizen-implementers, the DSWD community-led project in Legazpi City is set to start its implementation by late December this year. continue reading : Citizen-led DSWD Project Kick-starts in Legazpi City

DSWD Field Office 5 Continues Relief Distribution in Eastern Samar

DSWD Field Office 5, today, has an ongoing distribution of relief goods to the victims of super typhoon Yolanda in nine municipalities plus Borongan City in Eastern Samar. These municipalities are Quinapondan, Balangiga, Lawaan, General Macarthur, Giporlos, Salcedo, Hernani, Llorente and Maydolong. Twenty-two (22) DSWD workers have now reached the abovementioned areas to hand out continue reading : DSWD Field Office 5 Continues Relief Distribution in Eastern Samar