Have you ever felt the profound impact of KALAHI-CIDSS on your life and community? Do you have untold stories, songs, or captivating photos that have the power to inspire?

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office MIMAROPA through the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) invites you to join the Kwento ng Pagbabago: Storytelling Contest.

Why should you participate?

Your stories will be featured in a coffee table book that will be distributed to KALAHI-CIDSS stakeholders, including the DSWD Central Office, the DILG Central Office, the Department of Health, and the World Bank.

Your narratives will also reach a broader audience online. Imagine the impact your experiences in KALAHI-CIDSS and creativity could have on others.

This contest has multiple categories such as (1) feature essays, (2) poems, (3) songs, (4) photographs, and (5) short films. Prizes, certificates, and plaques await the best entries in each category.

Submission of entries is now open until November 13, 2023.

Share your KALAHI-CIDSS story, make a difference, and celebrate the transformative impact of Community-Driven Development. For inquiries or clarifications, contact Ms. Pia Centeno at rsmcenteno@dswd.gov.ph.

Submission form
Guidelines and Criteria