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The motivation of a Bicolano volunteer

11 May 2015

Helen Lorilla is motivated to help others. “Ang serbisyo, long life; ang kwarta madali mawara (service lasts for lifetime while money perishes instantly), she said. As a mother of seven children and an owner of an upholstery shop in Balinad, Daraga, she still manages to apportion a part of her time as a volunteer in […]

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Marissa M. Peste of DSWD Bicol wins Nat’l Search for Exemplary Government Social Worker

08 May 2015

Marissa Moron Paeste, Social Welfare Officer III of DSWD FOV is among the six social workers who won in the search for Exemplary Government Registered Social Worker engaged in Typhoon Yolanda. Sponsored by Consuelo Foundation and the Council for the Welfare of the Children (CWC), the awarding ceremony was held at Manila Hotel last April […]

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BRAVING THE TRAIL

04 May 2015

For a family that is poverty stricken, their primary concerns is what to eat and how they will survive for the coming days. Maricel Aguilar’s family is one among them. They are from Barangay Busing, a coastal barangay of San Pascual, Masbate whose main source of livelihood is farming and fishing. Mario earns P100 per […]

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PILOT LGUs in Masbate Trained on WASH Program

29 April 2015

DSWD 5 – A four day training of trainers on Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) was held recently at Bituon Beach Resort, Mobo, Masbate. Funded by World Bank, the training program was focused on the discussion of the Community Led Total Sanitation (CLTS) and Behavior Change Communication. This will form part of the Enhanced Family […]

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