DSWD Forged MOA with 13 National Government Agency and the Bicol Recovery and Economic Development for the Implementation of Bagwis Bicol

The Field Office V entered into a Memorandum of Understanding between and among 13 national government agencies and the Committee on Bicol Recovery and Economic Development (CBRED) for the launching of a convergence program called “Banig at Walis Tingtingng Pamilyang Bicolnon.” The agencies involved are; DA,ATI,FIDA,PCA,DTI,CDA,DAR,TESDA,DENR,DOST,CBRED with the DSWD as the chairperson of the Bagwis continue reading : DSWD Forged MOA with 13 National Government Agency and the Bicol Recovery and Economic Development for the Implementation of Bagwis Bicol

DSWD –RSCC Launched the I’ll Be Home for Christmas Program

Christmas is a season for giving and sharing joy especially among children. The Department of Social Welfare and Development, Field Office V (DSWD)– Reception and Study Children for Children (RSCC) recently launched the I’ll Be Home for Christmas Program.. DSWD Director Arnel Garcia explained that this program was conceptualized with a purpose of providing the continue reading : DSWD –RSCC Launched the I’ll Be Home for Christmas Program

DSWD updates LGU’s on Listahanan

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 5 through Listahanan conducted a one-day orientation to Local Chief Executives, Municipal Social Welfare Officers and Municipal Planning and Development Officers. This was simultaneously done last December 16-19, 2013 in the provinces of Masbate, Catanduanes, Camarines Sur, Camarines Norte, Albay and Sorsogon. The activity aims to continue reading : DSWD updates LGU’s on Listahanan

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