DSWD launches new Listahanan

Calapan City- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office IV-MiMaRoPa has launched the new brand name of the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction called ‘Listahanan’ last October 30, 2013. Listahanan launching aims to promote the project as the official targeting mechanism of identifying who and where the poor are nationwide. continue reading : DSWD launches new Listahanan

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Pantawid Pamilya recognizes model beneficiaries

Excitement. Hope. Joy. These reflect on the young innocent eyes of children and families as DSWD IV-MiMaRoPa held the Regional Search for Exemplary Pantawid Pamilya Children and Huwarang Pantaiwd Pamilya last August 23, 2013 at the Makati Palace Hotel. The children and families came from their respective provinces to vie against each other and be continue reading : Pantawid Pamilya recognizes model beneficiaries

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DSWD IV-MiMaRoPa seeks deeper engagement with CSOs

Puerto Princesa City – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Region IV-MiMaRoPa conducted an orientation-caravan with various Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan last July 16, 2013. With the aim to provide awareness and information among the CSOs as well as the general public on the different programs and services continue reading : DSWD IV-MiMaRoPa seeks deeper engagement with CSOs

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MLhuillier, new partner conduit of Pantawid Pamilya in Region IV-MiMaRoPa

Calapan City – The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program of DSWD IV-MiMaRoPa partners with MLhullier in the release of cash grants to beneficiaries. In the payout to beneficiaries held in Calapan City, Oriental Mindoro last June 19, 2013, 446 households with a total amount of Php 672,000 were served. With five staff of MLhuillier headed by continue reading : MLhuillier, new partner conduit of Pantawid Pamilya in Region IV-MiMaRoPa

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DSWD IV-MiMaRoPa equips Municipal Links on SWI administration

The DSWD Field Office IV-MiMaRoPa conducted a training on Social Case Management Using Social Welfare Indicators to the Municipal Links (MLs) of Pantawid Pamilya last June 3-8, 2013 in Richville Hotel, Mandaluyong City. There were 38 MLs from the provinces of Mindoro, Marinduque, and Romblon who participated. The training aims to equip the participants with continue reading : DSWD IV-MiMaRoPa equips Municipal Links on SWI administration

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Youth to GIP and IOP: “Malaking tulong ito sa amin”

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office IV MiMaRoPa needs 7 more youth for the Government Internship Program (GIP) and Immersion Outreach Program (IOP). The DSWD targets 20 youth for this summer and 13 were already deployed in the different units of the department. GIP and IOP are the components of the Kabataan continue reading : Youth to GIP and IOP: “Malaking tulong ito sa amin”

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The Aeta Way

Dark curly hair, dark skin, and small stature. These words often describe the Aetas, a group of indigenous people in the Philippines. These ethnic tribal group was known to inhabit the areas of northern Luzon, specifically that of the area where Mount Pinatubo is located. But after its tumultuous eruption in 1991, the Aetas have continue reading : The Aeta Way

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Piece by piece

With a humid weather one late afternoon. Rays of sun peeps through the spaces of branches and leaves under a tree. A woman sweeps some of the leaves that have fallen. And there, in a rattan bench, under that tree, a story was told. Home alone when we came, Zenaida Velasco had a reluctant smile continue reading : Piece by piece

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