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Women’s livelihood project Throwing away the cards 600K children completed school year 2013-14 through Pantawid Pamilya ENGAGING THE CSOs. BENTE PESOS MAKING THE FIELD OFFICE SAFE.
 
Women’s livelihood project

Women’s livelihood project

Residents of Haven for Women (Rosario, Batangas) were given a firsthand experience on how to prepare sampaloc candies during a Lakbay-Aral in Padre Garcia, Batangas recently conducted by the [...]

Women’s livelihood project
Throwing away the cards

Throwing away the cards

Janet admits that she was a gambler.  Any form of card game that includes betting money, she would most certainly be able to play it.  But not until her family was included in the Listahanan [...]

Throwing away the cards
600K children completed school year 2013-14 through Pantawid Pamilya

600K children completed school year 2013-14 through Pantawid Pamilya

Ten years old Ma. Franzlyn Manalo, of Brgy Makina, Balete, Batangas Province is one of the 600,000 children-beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program in CALABARZON.  She does not mind [...]

600K children completed school year 2013-14 through Pantawid Pamilya
ENGAGING THE CSOs.

ENGAGING THE CSOs.

Representatives from selected civil society organizations (CSOs) in the CALABARZON Region share their views on the budget and on the implementation of the different programs and services of the [...]

ENGAGING THE CSOs.
BENTE PESOS

BENTE PESOS

From the Php20 she budgets for her family of six, forty-year-old Estrella Atienza (in white) of San Francisco, Quezon now manages fund 1,000 times bigger for their livelihood group under the [...]

BENTE PESOS
MAKING THE FIELD OFFICE SAFE.

MAKING THE FIELD OFFICE SAFE.

In celebration of the Fire Prevention Month, an Earthquake and Fire Drill was conducted at DSWD Field Office IV-A to ensure safe response and evacuation procedures are followed during such [...]

MAKING THE FIELD OFFICE SAFE.
Throwing away the cards

Throwing away the cards

09 April 2014

“Lahat po ng sugal, ihain niyo sa akin at magsusugal ako. Bahala na kung ano ang kalagayan ng aking mga anak. Kung sila ay pagala-gala o kaya’y puro chichirya ang kinakain, hindi ko na alam. Basta’t pagdating ng hapon, ako’y magsusugal na,” 29-year-old Janet Silas claims. Janet, a resident of Brgy. Gibanga, Sariaya, Quezon Province, […]

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19 nights of sacrifice

02 April 2014

Sleeping on the ground for a night, with only anahaw leaves, sacks and cardboard as a makeshift mattress, is already enough a sacrifice for a 53-year-old woman. But Rosita Ombao did it for 19 nights, all for her desire to make a difference in their community. Rosita, a farmer and vendor in Brgy Pisipis, Lopez, […]

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Pantawid Pamilya: a step towards gender equality, too

01 April 2014

Finding freedom through FDS When everyone else sees home as a safe haven, 41-year-old Lerma Armia feels otherwise. Lerma, a resident of Brgy Lalaguna in Lopez town, Quezon Province, admits to being submissive to her husband. Whenever he’s home, she becomes silent. She follows what he has to say and makes sure she does not […]

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DSWD begins pooling of manpower for LISTAHANAN 2nd Assessment

26 March 2014

4,646 Field Staff, Encoders and Verifiers Needed In preparation for the 2014 Listahanan assessment of poor families, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) began pooling of manpower needed for the conduct of the said activity. Based on the report of DSWD Field Office IV-A, a total of 3,958 positions will be needed to […]

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DSWD opens Convergence Documentary Film Fest 2014

20 March 2014

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) calls for students of arts, film and media to join the Convergence Documentary Film Festival 2014, a documentary-making competition highlighting the impact of the agency’s poverty reduction and social protection programs to the lives of the beneficiaries. The contest is open for students and/or members of student […]

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DSWD, CDO hold job recruitment in San Francisco, Quezon

16 March 2014

The Department of Social Welfare and Development, in coordination with the CDO Foodsphere Inc, a food processing company, recently conducted job recruitment among the identified poor families in San Francisco, Quezon. The activity was conducted in line with the commitment of the Department to provide poor families, particularly those who are beneficiaries of the Pantawid […]

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Listahanan system started it all

Listahanan system started it all

11 March 2014

Forty-year-old Normita Parzuelo now owns a lugawan in Barangay Poblacion in Sariaya, Quezon Province. For her, being identified as one of the poor households in a survey conducted last 2009 helped improve their lives. With 3 children, Normita and her husband would often ask for help from her mother-in-law for their daily expenses. Her husband earns Php140.00 in […]

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There’s a bigger world outside the home, Housewives finding their worth in the community

10 March 2014

There’s a bigger world outside the home Housewives finding their worth in the community All their married lives, they thought life revolves just inside the corners of their small homes. Little did they know that there is a bigger world outside, which will eventually lead them to discovering their worth in their respective communities. Parent […]

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