A Broken Heart Beats an Unshattered Dream

“Nagkawatak-watak ang aming pamilya at naging mas mahirap pa,” this keeps on in the mind of a 17-year old student from Sitio Kabangkalan, Pinagturilan in the municipality of Sta. Cruz, Occidental Mindoro. Kristine Joy Bongar cannot forget how their complete family was destroyed by her father’s vices and physical abuse to her mother. According to continue reading : A Broken Heart Beats an Unshattered Dream

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Press Release: More than 30k Students to Complete Tertiary Education

Around 34,000 students from the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) are expected to graduate under the Expanded Students Grants-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGPPA). The ESGPPA is implemented by the Commission on Higher Education together with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and State Universities and Colleges continue reading : Press Release: More than 30k Students to Complete Tertiary Education

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Regional Ulirang PL 2018 is from Occidental Mindoro

Malate, Manila – The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program  of the Department of Social Welfare and Development  MIMAROPA has conducted its 2nd Regional Search for Ulirang Parent Leader this month with the theme “Katuwang Ako sa Pagbabago”, announcing Remelyn K. Dela Cruz from Abra De Ilog, Occidental Mindoro as the winner. The activity commenced last year as continue reading : Regional Ulirang PL 2018 is from Occidental Mindoro

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A Glimpse of Palawan: The Impact of Community-Based Ecotourism

While tourists might have known or heard about the majestic island of Palawan, more and more people would want to come and visit the Philippines’ Last Ecological Frontier. Simply describing Palawan as beautiful does not give justice to it. the It has been awarded the ‘World’s Best Island’ in 2017 by a well-known international travel continue reading : A Glimpse of Palawan: The Impact of Community-Based Ecotourism

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Ika-171 na Anibersaryo ng Odiongan, Ipinagdiwang ng mga Residente

Ipinagdiwang ng mga residente ng Odiongan, Romblon ang ika-171 na anibersaryo ng bayan noong ika-isa hanggang ika-anim na Abril ng taong 2018. Kasabay nito ay ang taun-taong Kanidugan (Coconut) Festival upang magbigay-karangalan sa patron nito na si San Vicente Ferrer. Bilang parte ng pagdiriwang, nagsagawa ang Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) ng Agri-Trade Fair continue reading : Ika-171 na Anibersaryo ng Odiongan, Ipinagdiwang ng mga Residente

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DSWD completes household validation in some geographically isolated areas in Palawan

BALABAC, Palawan- Adhering to the Department’s regional theme of reaching the unreached and the isolated, the Department of Social Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA has completed the validation of some 623 households in barangay Mangsee in this town. The validation spearheaded by Listahanan is part of the government’s mechanism to identify potential and qualified continue reading : DSWD completes household validation in some geographically isolated areas in Palawan

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Farming in the Sea: The Cagayancillo Seaweed Farming

The town of Cagayancillo, located between the islands of Palawan and Negros in the Sulu sea, is endowed with beautiful beaches and rich marine resources. It is a 6th class municipality which is home to 6,285 people. Cagayanins are known to have a culture of eating sea turtles or pawikan. When it was declared as continue reading : Farming in the Sea: The Cagayancillo Seaweed Farming

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