DSWD readies aid for vulnerable sectors affected by COVID-19 crisis

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will provide social amelioration measures amounting to P5,000 to P8,000 for two months to families belonging to vulnerable sectors who have been affected by the community quarantine amid the COVID-19 crisis as mandated by Republic Act  (RA) 11469 or the “Bayanihan to Heal as One Act.” The continue reading : DSWD readies aid for vulnerable sectors affected by COVID-19 crisis

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Karamay sa Laban

“Taon-taon akong tinutulungan ng DSWD.” -Clifford Fronda Inalala ni Clifford Fronda, 36 taong gulang, ang taong 2012 kung kailan sana siya’y nakatakdang magtapos ng kolehiyo. Ngunit, ilang buwan bago siya makapag-martsa, nakatanggap siya ng hindi inaasahang balita, siya ay napag-alamang mayroong stage 5 Chronic Kidney Disease.   Pag-amin ni Fronda, 3rd year college noong nakararanas siya continue reading : Karamay sa Laban

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DSWD, LGUs to provide food, non-food aid to families during quarantine period

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), in coordination with local government units (LGUs), is set to provide family food packs and non-food items to families and individuals during the implementation of the community quarantine in Luzon due to COVID-19. This is part of the DSWD’s Technical Assistance and Resource Augmentation (TARA) mandate to continue reading : DSWD, LGUs to provide food, non-food aid to families during quarantine period

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4Ps beneficiaries continue to receive grants, rice subsidy during quarantine period

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) clarified that beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) will continue to receive their grants and rice subsidy through their cash cards amid enforcement of the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon, emphasizing that only 4Ps activities that require mass gathering are suspended. DSWD also reiterated that continue reading : 4Ps beneficiaries continue to receive grants, rice subsidy during quarantine period

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DSWD Temporarily Suspends Programs Needing Mass Gatherings, “Other Services To Continue”

QUEZON CITY (March 16, 2020) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will temporarily suspend activities of some of its programs and services that require meeting or gathering of beneficiaries and other stakeholders until April 14. The Department is temporarily suspending the payouts of Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens and Unconditional Cash Transfer continue reading : DSWD Temporarily Suspends Programs Needing Mass Gatherings, “Other Services To Continue”

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DSWD bares measures to support Pres. Duterte’s directives to stop spread of COVID-19

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has issued its own guidelines in support to the directives of President Rodrigo Duterte to further control the spread of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) in the country. DSWD Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista signed on March 14 Department Advisory Number 1 titled, “Guidelines for the Prevention, Control, and continue reading : DSWD bares measures to support Pres. Duterte’s directives to stop spread of COVID-19

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DSWD MIMAROPA, Culion Foundation Inc. pen BPA

To enhance the quality of the budget process through citizen participation in the preparation of the Fiscal Year 2021 Regional Budget, the Department of Social Welfare and Development MIMAROPA signed a Budget Partnership Agreement with Culion Foundation Incorporated on March 9 in the Regional Office, Malate, Manila. Areas of engagement between the agency and the continue reading : DSWD MIMAROPA, Culion Foundation Inc. pen BPA

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DSWD serves 106 repatriated OFs from Abu Dhabi

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and other member-agencies of the Inter-Agency Council Against Trafficking (IACAT) provide airport assistance to 106 repatriated overseas Filipinos (OFs) from Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on February 12. DSWD staff from the International Social Services Office (ISSO), and Field Offices (FOs) from the National Capital Region (NCR), continue reading : DSWD serves 106 repatriated OFs from Abu Dhabi

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