FEATURE: The Wait is Over

“Walang salita ang makakapaglarawan sa hindi matumbasang saya na nararamdaman ko ngayon,” Aurora started, with her eyes that beams of joy and excitement. Aurora Dumapis, a 24-year old lass from Ambaguio, Nueva Vizcaya, is in cloud nine right now for finishing college at the top of her class. She was awarded as cum laude in continue reading : FEATURE: The Wait is Over

DSWD launches results of the 2nd nationwide assessment

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) releases today the profile of targeted poor families based on the result of the LISTAHANAN second round of assessment implemented in 2015. The second assessment, which covered 15.1 million households, identified 5.1 million targeted poor households nationwide. This latter figure translates to 5.5 million targeted poor families continue reading : DSWD launches results of the 2nd nationwide assessment

DSWD’s Listahanan identifies 1.5-M Pantawid Pamilya families lifted from poverty

The recent second round of household assessment for Listahanan or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) showed that a total 1,511,320 beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program have improved their status to “non-poor”. This figure represents a large percentage (36%) of the continue reading : DSWD’s Listahanan identifies 1.5-M Pantawid Pamilya families lifted from poverty

Parent Leaders’ Training on Leadership and Advocacy conducted

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office II conducted a training on Leadership and Advocacy for some parent leaders of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program in Hotel Kimikarlai, Tuguegarao City on March 30-31, 2016. The two-day training was filled with modules and exercises about Leadership, Building the Core and Effective Communication. These topics equipped continue reading : Parent Leaders’ Training on Leadership and Advocacy conducted

Local officials cannot remove beneficiaries from Pantawid Pamilya – DSWD

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reiterates that barangay officials do not have the capacity to delist households from the roster of beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program. This came after the Department received reports that there are some barangay captains threatening beneficiaries of being taken out of the program if they continue reading : Local officials cannot remove beneficiaries from Pantawid Pamilya – DSWD

SLP continues to provide various skills training to program participants

Joining this month’s graduates were 151 Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) participants of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) from  5 municipalities in  Cagayan. In Sanchez Mira and Pamplona, Cagayan, 71 Pantawid Pamilya and SLP program participants benefited from various technical vocational trainings  such as Computer Hardware Servicing NC II, Automotive Servicing NC II, continue reading : SLP continues to provide various skills training to program participants