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DSWD MIMAROPA to hire 80 youth for internship program

MALATE, Manila- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA is in need of 80 youth interns regionwide under the Government Internship Program (GIP).

Twelve youth will be assigned in Oriental Mindoro; 12 in Occidental Mindoro;  eight in Marinduque; 14 in Romblon; 19 in Palawan; and 15 in Malate, Manila.

Interns will serve in the DSWD regional, provincial and municipal offices for 30 days from April 17 to May 29, 2017 and will receive Php 214.00 daily fee or a total of Php6,420.00.

“This is open to single individuals who are 18-25 years old; high school graduates; TESDA or Alternative Learning System certificate holders; members of Pag-asa Youth Association of the Philippines; youth under Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program family; and youth belonging to family identified poor by Listahanan will also be prioritized,” social worker Amandy Nieves said.

Interested youth may submit these requirements: application letter, certificate of indigency, latest school registration; and copy of identification card of applicants and their parents/guardians, to the nearest DSWD or MIMAROPA SWAD offices and/or send through email at amandy_nieves@yahoo.com.

Deadline for submission will be on April 10, 2017.

GIP is one of the components of the Kabataan 2000 program which provides opportunity for both out-of-school and in-school youths a hands-on experience of working in various government agencies. It enables them to learn life skills in the workplace while earning money to help them meet their school needs.###

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DSWD MIMAROPA, EDSES Manila prepare for the Big One with shake drill

A DSWD staff shows how to duck, cover and hold during the shake drill.

MALATE, Manila- Earlier today the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA and Epifanio Delos Santos Elementary School (EDSES) Manila conducted earthquake drill in preparation for the ‘Big One’.

According to Philippine Institute of Volcanology and Seismology or Phivolcs, the ‘Big One’ refers to the magnitude 7.2 earthquake that could hit Metro Manila if the West Valley Fault moves.

“As part of the government’s preparation, Intramuros in Manila City is identified as one of the  evacuation camps across the metro,” said DSWD Director Joel Mijares.

The said disaster preparedness activity  is part of the nationwide earthquake drill set tomorrow (March 31) in accordance to the  Office of Civil Defense memorandum, which was participated by the social welfare staff and officials, and school teachers and pupils.###

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Bilang ng mga babaeng may kapansanan sa MIMAROPA, tukoy ng Listahanan

MALATE, Manila- Ayon sa datos ng Listahanan ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA,  may 1,491 kababaihang mahirap na may kapansanan sa Occidental Mindoro; 1,448 sa Oriental Mindoro; 460 sa Marinduque; 718 sa Romblon; at 2,341 sa Palawan.

Samantalang ang pinakamaraming mahihirap na babaeng may kapansanan ay matatagpuan sa Puerto Princesa City, Palawan sa bilang na 480. Pumangalawa ang bayan ng Sablayan, Occidental Mindoro sa 439 bilang at sumunod ang bayan ng San Jose, Occidental Mindoro na may 389 na kababaihan.

Nitong ika-15 ng Pebrero, pinangunahan ng DSWD ang selebrasyon ng ’13th Women with Disabilities Day na may temang,  “Babaeng May Kapansan, Manguna at Maninidigan Tungo sa Pagbabago” sa bayan ng Boac, Marinduque.

Ang huling Lunes sa buwan ng Marso ay idineklarang Women with Disabilities Day ayon sa Proclamation No. 744 na nilagdaan noong 2004 ni dating Presidente Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo.###

N.B. February 2016 Listahanan Database

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DSWD beneficiaries complete TESDA course

Partner-beneficiaries in Bongabong Oriental Mindoro join a photo op after the short graduation ceremony.

BONGABONG, OrMin- Around 47 partner-beneficiaries in this town completed the Scaffold Erection provided by the  Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) in partnership with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP).

Scaffold Erection is a TESDA short course that trains in erecting and dismantling and safely handling scaffolding tools and equipment with national certificate II.

From the said number of  graduates, 30 are Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program recipients from barangays Anilao, Dayhagan, Camantigui, and Cawayan.

The skills training covered 21 days which started on February 6 and completed last March 6, 2017.

Moreover, the department has provided a total of Php277, 800.00 for the beneficiaries’ training manuals and assessment fee and starter kits such as hard hats, safety shoes and gloves.

 “After the training, they will be provided employment in Metro Manila in partnership with Probaton Oil and Gas Training Center, a private technical–vocational institution that caters high standard quality skills training for construction sector based in Roxas, Oriental Mindoro,” said Florife Dimaala, SLP provincial coordinator.

SLP is a community-based capacity-building program that seeks to improve the socio-economic status of its participants, is implemented using the Community-Driven Enterprise Development approach which enables participants to contribute to production and labor markets by looking at available resources and accessible markets.###

 

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DSWD marks 13th Women with Disabilities day

BOAC, Marinduque-  The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA celebrated  the”13th Women with Disabilities Day, today with the theme: “Babaeng May Kapansan, Manguna at Maninidigan Tungo sa Pagbabago” at the provincial capitol in this town.

A total of 200 participants attended the event mainly composed of persons with disability (PWD), parents with children with disabilities, local PWD Federation officers and local social welfare officers.

The said celebration is also in partnership with Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office, National Council on Disability Affairs and local government units of Marinduque. 

Moreover, the Department together with the Regional Federation of Persons with Disability and National Council on Disability Affairs granted a wheelchair to a child with cerebral palsy case from  Mogpog  town.

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Kalahi CIDSS RPMO Staff Re-Oriented on Grievance Redress System

MALATE MANILA- The Regional Program Management Office (RPMO) staff of Kalahi CIDSS MIMAROPA were re-oriented on the Grievance Redress System (GRS) of Kalahi CIDSS last March 14, 2017 at the conference hall of DSWD MIMAROPA Field Office.

The said workshop was attended by thirty-four (34) RPMO staff coming from the different program units. The aim of the activity was to promote social accountability among the program staff and the program stakeholders as well as to better understand the process of GRS. More so, Mr. Jay Aribbay, the Project Development Officer V for Island cluster Luzon and the Assistant Regional Director for Operations Floreceli Gunio also attended the said workshop.

Miss Akita Joy Macabare, Monitoring and Evalaution Officer III and the Grievance Focal Person of Kalahi CIDSS MIMAROPA served as the resource speaker for the activity. She discussed the types and categories of grievances that should be noted by the staff, the difference of a grievance and a PINCO (meaning of PINCO), and the proper intake and resolution of grievances.

Miss Macabare answers queries about GRS.

Miss Macabare’s insightful and gregarious deliberation of the topic engaged the participants in the discussion and  had them ask questions on their roles and responsibilities in the GRS. As she finished the discussion, she asked the participants to write down the common grievances that they hear on their unit and to the other Kalahi CIDSS program units.

The GRS discussion was followed by a short refresher on the minutes report taking. Mr. John Jefferson Maigting, the Monitoring and Evaluation III for Database management delivered the discussion. He discussed the basic principles of minutes taking and what comprises a well-written minutes report.

Mr. Maigitng discusses minutes report taking.

After the discussions, the participants had a short workshop on grievance deliberation and minutes taking. They were divided into their respective units and were asked to select a grievance from the ones they wrote earlier.

The workshop ended with closing remarks of Deputy Regional Program Manager Maria Liza Peraren. Miss Peraren thanked everyone who attended the workshop and she congratulated the Monitoring and Evaluation Unit for the successful conduct of the Workshop.

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More than a half million women are poor in MIMAROPA- Listahanan says

MALATE, MANILA- The Listahanan of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA identifies about 568,387 women of all ages or 45% from the total 1,257,631 women assessed, belong to poor households in MIMAROPA region.

Listahanan is a government mechanism that identifies who and where the poor are nationwide.

From the 2015 household assessment, a total of 102,670 poor women were identified in Occidental Mindoro; 145,944 in Oriental Mindoro; 37,983 in Marinduque; 56,632 in Romblon; and 225,158 in Palawan.

The top three towns with the highest number of identified poor women regionwide are San Jose Occidental Mindoro with 37,838; Puerto Princesa in Palawan with 29,843; and Bataraza Palawan with 20,065.

The DSWD database further shows  that barangays with the highest number of poor women are  barangay Bancalaan, Balabac, Palawan  with 4,984; barangay Panaytayan, Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro with 3,847; and barangay  Mangsee, Balabac, Palawan with 3,745.

Meanwhile, about 697 poor women or 3.5% aged 15 and above are women working as professionals. On the other hand, 33,263 (47.5%) of working poor women are laborers and unskilled workers.

The National Women’s Month Celebration  every March is part of the worldwide observance of the International Women’s Day with this year’s theme, “We Make Change Work For Women.” ###

N.B.:  Listahanan Data as of February 2016

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DSWD MMAROPA holds SPSI caravan in Occidental Mindoro

SPSI Caravan for Abra de Ilog, Mamburao, Paluan, Sta. Cruz cluster held in Occidental Mindoro Provincial Capitol.

MAMBURAO, OcciMin- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA , in partnership with the Department of Health (DOH), Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) and  the provincial and local government units of Occidental Mindoro conducted three clusters of Social Protection Support Initiative (SPSI) caravan in the towns of Mamburao on February 15; San Jose on February 18; and Lubang on February 28, 2017.

SPSI is a convergence project of the  DSWD, DOH, and PhilHealth aims to help Listahanan-identified poor particularly the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiaries attain an improved level of well-being and their economic status.

The caravan activities  include motorcade, project orientation and participating agencies set-up booths catering  basic services.

A total of 805 Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries, local government officials, local health officers and local social welfare officers provincewide attended the said caravan.

SPSI Sub-projects

 The DSWD’s Sustaining Interventions in Poverty Alleviation and Governance (SIPAG) enhances the case management capacity of local social welfare and development offices through an enhanced social case management system using the information and communication technology. This Electronic Social Case Management System (e-SCMS) features data analysis capabilities, intervention planning and monitoring application, a platform for collaboration and supervision, and built-in referral system to facilitate improved delivery of coordinated social services at the local level.

Also, the DOH implements Watching Over Mothers and babies or WOMB projects that provides access and utilizes the child and nutrition services at the local level. WOMB features data management system to aid community health teams and Rural Health Units in enrolling expectant mothers and neonates.  Likewise it enhances the referral mechanism within the local health service delivery system by improving the linkage of local health units or any Basic Emergency Obstetrics and Neonatal Care facility to the next level care facility.

And the Sigurado at Garantisadong Insurance Pangkalusugan (SAGIP) PhilHealth anchored with the governments Universal Health Care. SAGIP aims to proactively register all Filipinos in the health care system, remind members to regularly pay their premium contribution, refer the delinquent payees to appropriate sponsorship, and measure the performance of attaining universal health insurance coverage overtime.

Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries join the motorcade kicking off the SPSI caravan.

“Through the coordinated implementation of SIPAG, WOMB and SIPAG through the SPSI, the country will now have a better way of ensuring that the poor and vulnerable are provided improved access to basic social protection services and the government’s social service delivery systems are at par with global standards,” said Julieta Flores SIPAG Regional Coordinator.

Prior the caravan, SIPAG also conducted case conferences attended by the partner agencies and local social welfare officers wherein 11 cases of partner-beneficiaries presented and given appropriate interventions.

SPSI project commenced its first year of pilot implementation in the six  municipalities Oriental Mindoro  province of Oriental Mindoro in 2011. To date, SPSI covers the whole Mindoro provinces. ###

 

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