DSWD MIMAROPA turns over 6 sub-projects in Gloria OrMin

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA turned over 10.5M worth of sub-projects in various communities in the Municipality of Gloria, Oriental Mindoro. The community led sub-projects were under the DSWD KALAHI-CIDSS Kapangyarihan at Kaunlaran sa Barangay (KKB). The recently completed subprojects include the concreting of access roads in Barangays Alma Villa, Balete, Maligaya, continue reading : DSWD MIMAROPA turns over 6 sub-projects in Gloria OrMin

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Amazing na Likhang Kamay sa ‘HaBAMBOOhay’

May kabuhayan sa kawayan! Iyan ang pinatunayan ng isang grupo ng mag-aaral sa Mamburao, Occidental Mindoro na ang pangunahing pinagkakakitaan ay mga likhang kamay na gawa sa kawayan.  Sina Francing Mallorca Madali  at John Amoyan ay mga mag-aaral ng Occidental Mindoro State College na kumukuha ng kursong Bachelor of Science in Business Administration ang nasa continue reading : Amazing na Likhang Kamay sa ‘HaBAMBOOhay’

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MIMAROPA Youth Center: A better temporary shelter for CICL

In pursuit of its mandate to deliver efficient programs and services to the vulnerable sectors that it serves, including children in conflict with the law (CICL), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office (FO) MIMAROPA has improved the MIMAROPA Youth Center (MYC). From a one building-facility built in 2009, the MYC of continue reading : MIMAROPA Youth Center: A better temporary shelter for CICL

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No excuses for the PWD who makes things PosSIBOL

Naujan, Oriental Mindoro — “Tinitingnan ko lang po ‘yung picture, alam ko na kung paano gawin,” answered Ronjo Cayetano, the elected secretary of Creations SLP Association, when asked about his inspiration in handicraft making. The association is a startup microenterprise established by 15 members based in Naujan, Oriental Mindoro. Colorful bags and wallets made of continue reading : No excuses for the PWD who makes things PosSIBOL

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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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A Teacher’s Quest in Ensuring Education for the Disadvantaged

“Galing ako sa mahirap na pamilya kaya nararamdaman ko rin ang hirap na pinagdadaanan ng mga estudyante namin dito (I also came from a poor family that’s why I know the difficulties that our students are going through),” said teary-eyed Geralyn Fajilan, the Pantawid Pamilya focal for education in Corcuera, Romblon when asked about what continue reading : A Teacher’s Quest in Ensuring Education for the Disadvantaged

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Bridging Pantawid Community towards Good Health

“Binigyan tayo ng pagkakataong makatulong sa iba, kaya nararapat lang na gawin na natin ito nang buong puso at sa abot nang ating makakaya (We were given the opportunity to help others so we must do it wholeheartedly and with all our best),” said Nelly T. Lusterio, who makes this her personal mantra to continue continue reading : Bridging Pantawid Community towards Good Health

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Massage on the Beach: A Sustainable Livelihood for a Working Mom

“Dito kasi sa trabaho ko, hawak ko ang oras ko. Hindi naman kasi lahat ng gustong magtrabaho ay applicable sa kanila ‘yung sabihin mong normal na office hours. Tulad ko na mayroong tatlong anak, hindi kakayanin ng oras ko na magfull-time lalo at nagtatrabaho din ang asawa ko. Walang mag-aasikaso sa mga anak namin. Kailangang continue reading : Massage on the Beach: A Sustainable Livelihood for a Working Mom

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