Rising from Poverty

Pantawid Pamilya? “Hulog ng langit po! A blessing to the family” exclaimed Ma. Antonia when asked to comment about the program. A Pantawid Pamilya beneficiary of Barangay Bolod, San Pascual, Masbate, Ma. Antonia or Maryann to her family and friends is 35 years old and a mother of four siblings ( three girls and one continue reading : Rising from Poverty

DSWD 5 Pools Applicants for its New Program

DSWD Field Office V has commenced with its initial recruitment process in support to the forthcoming implementation of the National Community-Driven Development Program (NCDDP), one of its poverty-reduction programs. Applications are now accepted for those who have background in either of development project management, civil engineering, accountancy or community organizing. Interested job-seekers can personally submit continue reading : DSWD 5 Pools Applicants for its New Program

Foreign Funder Monitors DSWD Community Projects

Representatives of Millennium Challenge Account of the Philippines (MCA-P), the accountable organization committed to manage the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) grant given to DSWD, conducted series of monitoring visits in Bicol last June 24-28, 2012. The MCA-P team went to community subprojects implemented under the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services continue reading : Foreign Funder Monitors DSWD Community Projects

The Gift

by Lolito C. Bayna Jr. My three children swiftly rushed to me as soon as I opened the door. All were excited to receive their “pasalubong” (presents) but to my dismay, I cannot even hand them any. My wife even welcomed me with a spark of ire on her face. That was the moment I continue reading : The Gift

Partner Agencies Visit DSWD Subprojects under CDD for Monitoring

Partners and other stakeholders joined the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in monitoring projects under Community-Driven Development Project (CDD), also known as Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS), in Sorsogon last June 11, 2013. Representatives of the provincial local government of Sorsogon, national government agencies (NGAs), and civil continue reading : Partner Agencies Visit DSWD Subprojects under CDD for Monitoring

DSWD HOSTED EXECOM MEETING

The Department of Social Welfare and Development, Field Office V hosted the Executive Committee meeting held recently at DSWD, Field Office. The EXECOM was headed by DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman. With her were USEC. Mateo Montano, USEC. Angelita Gregorio- Medel, Assistant Secretaries Chona David Casis, Vilma Cabrera, Javier Jimenez and Margarita Ana Perez, Head Executive continue reading : DSWD HOSTED EXECOM MEETING

215 Community-Identified Services to be Completed under CDD Project

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), will complete the construction of total 215 community projects this year aiding 2,051 communities. Covering municipalities in all provinces of Bicol, Kalahi-CIDSS provides poverty-reduction projects to address local needs in the poorest continue reading : 215 Community-Identified Services to be Completed under CDD Project