El Nido, Palawan – The DSWD MIMAROPA successfully hosted this year’s Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) SIBOL Camp: The Kinaadman Regional Training Officers Forum and the SLP Communications and Social Marketing Operations (COSMO) Conference with the theme “Unlocking New and Integrated Techniques towards Erudition” last May 27-31, 2024 at La Casa Teresa Beach Resort.

Now in its second year, the activity aimed to capacitate the program’s technical staff specifically the SLP Regional Training Officers (RTOs) with a higher level of strategies for an engaging training facilitation, energizers, and strategies that will elevate perspective and creatively in managing future training and capability building facilitation, while the Regional Social Marketing Officers (RSMOs) would learn the current social media management trends and strategies in helping the SLP’s presence and visibility in the community.

Through the SIBOL CAMP, the participants will be competitive and equipped with the most recent knowledge and skills in delivering excellent results for program implementation.

Further, the activity also served as an opportunity to showcase and promote the products made solely by the program participants of the region. 

On the other hand, the SLP National Program Management Office represented by Ralph Raffy Daisog, Section Head of Capacity Building and Communications Section together with the SLP Regional Program Management Office and Provincial Office paid a courtesy visit to Municipal Mayor Edna Gacot-Lim. 

Mayor Lim expressed her gratefulness to DSWD for the livelihood assistance provided to its constituents and discussed ways on how to strengthen the program’s visibility in the municipality through the provision of advocacy and communication materials such as stickers, signage, and badges to the program participants. 

Likewise, Municipal Mayor Lim welcomed the participants to the municipality and urged everyone to sojourn the tourist spots of El Nido. 


Fueled with enhanced skills and newly acquired techniques, the participants posed for a group photo as the activity concluded.