Mangyan-Hanonoo community of Magsaysay, Occidental Mindoro benefits from cemented foot trail through DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS

A total of 58 households from the Mangyan-Hanonoo tribe of Sitio Bambanay, Purnaga, Occidental Mindoro is now benefitting from the completion of a one-kilometer foot trail with six footbridges sub-project of Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) program of Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).   The continue reading : Mangyan-Hanonoo community of Magsaysay, Occidental Mindoro benefits from cemented foot trail through DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS

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10 Kalahi-CIDSS community volunteers to represent DSWD MIMAROPA at 3rd National CV Congress in Butuan City

Ten outstanding community volunteers from selected partner municipalities of Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services or Kalahi-CIDSS program are set to represent the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA in the upcoming National Community Volunteers’ Congress in Butuan City, Agusan del Norte on August 13-16, 2019. Barangay continue reading : 10 Kalahi-CIDSS community volunteers to represent DSWD MIMAROPA at 3rd National CV Congress in Butuan City

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DSWD MIMAROPA trains LGUs to sustain Kalahi-CIDSS subprojects

The Department of Social Welfare and Development – MIMAROPA held the first of the two workshops for local government unit (LGU) representatives to ensure that Kalahi-CIDSS projects in the region are sustainable and are able to continue to deliver intended benefits to the community. LGU representatives from Occidental Mindoro, Oriental Mindoro, and Romblon attended the continue reading : DSWD MIMAROPA trains LGUs to sustain Kalahi-CIDSS subprojects

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No more classes under Banaba Tree

When Evelyn Urieta-Rivera, 57, received her new assignment as an elementary school principal three years ago, she was ecstatic. On her 33rd year of service as a public school teacher, Ma’am Evelyn would finally set foot at Sta. Lucia Elementary School, a quaint learning institution situated at the center of Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro. This small continue reading : No more classes under Banaba Tree

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The Wharf of Bancalaan: Reaching the Heart of Balabac, Palawan

For the longest time, Diana Abdula, 33, haven’t thought that her feet would be able to step on a hard concrete wharf in their far flung barangay in Balabac, Palawan. For the longest time, there’s no other way out but a 100-meter walk over a creaking – sometimes slippery – rickety wooden wharf under the continue reading : The Wharf of Bancalaan: Reaching the Heart of Balabac, Palawan

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Quenching the Thirst to Progress: A barangay in Balabac, Palawan’s journey towards clean, potable water

When the water services in Metro Manila were suddenly cut off early March in 2019, a fiasco ensued. Residents from all walks of life lined up for water. Social media were saturated with disappointed, angry comments, just like how the streets of the nation’s capital were suddenly filled with rows of water containers, pails, and continue reading : Quenching the Thirst to Progress: A barangay in Balabac, Palawan’s journey towards clean, potable water

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