11 municipalities ink MOA for 2nd cycle implementation of Kalahi-CIDSS

Of the 11 municipalities covered by Kalahi-CIDSS in the province of Palawan, nine have signed and entered into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Department of Social Welfare and Development and the Provincial Local Government, for the Kalahi-CIDSS second cycle implementation, last September 24, 2013 in Puerto Princesa City, Palawan. The MOA was signed by continue reading : 11 municipalities ink MOA for 2nd cycle implementation of Kalahi-CIDSS

 19 total views

PLGU signs MOA for Kalahi-CIDSS 2nd cycle implementation

Puerto Princesa City, Palawan – Hon. Jose Alvarez, the Provincial Governor of Palawan, together with DSWD IV-MiMaRoPa Regional Director Wilma D. Naviamos, signs the MOA of the 11 municipalities covered by Kalahi-CIDSS for its second cycle implementation. “You are always more than welcome here in Palawan,” said Governor Alvarez as he signs the MOA of continue reading : PLGU signs MOA for Kalahi-CIDSS 2nd cycle implementation

 16 total views

Dreaming of Water

“Dati, pangarap lang [namin] ang tubig [In the past, water was just a far-off dream for us],” uttered Ms. Victoria Padullo, the barangay captain of Malitbog in Bongabong, Oriental Mindoro. Her words seemed to energize the participants. Several barangay volunteers echoed in unison, and the slightly cramped room became abuzz with excitement, the people sharing continue reading : Dreaming of Water

 19 total views

DSWD IV-MiMaRoPa conducts orientation on Foster Care

Malate, Manila – Municipal Social Welfare Officers from the different provinces of MiMaRoPa came in to attend the orientation on Foster Care Act of 2012 held last July 17, 2013. The activity was facilitated by Social Welfare Officers Ms. Priscila Contreras and Ms. Cecil Sajonia. The aim of the activity is to enhance the skills continue reading : DSWD IV-MiMaRoPa conducts orientation on Foster Care

 15 total views

Support from BLGU made me continue CDD principles

As told by Aristohe Garcia, Monitoring & Inspection Team Brgy.Calategas, Narra, Palawan   Kalahi-CIDSS, one of the poverty alleviation programs of the DSWD, has been in Narra, Palawan for almost a year now. With the primary goal of empowering communities through participation of people in local governance, I must say that this program is one continue reading : Support from BLGU made me continue CDD principles

 18 total views

Of family and Kalahi-CIDSS: A tale of a man’s struggles

As told by Ernesto F. Bacay, BSPMC Chairperson Brgy.Calategas, Narra, Palawan   Tears slowly welled up in my eyes as I recount my experience with Kalahi-CIDSS for the past months. Although not yet considered as tears of joy, I hope it can be soon. Nonetheless, it is a manifestation that what I have gone through, continue reading : Of family and Kalahi-CIDSS: A tale of a man’s struggles

 16 total views

Kalahi-CIDSS MiMaRoPa holds meeting with PLGU of Palawan and MCA-P

Puerto Princesa City, Palawan – The Kalahi-CIDSS IV-MiMaRoPa recently conducted a meeting with the Provincial Local Government Unit of Palawan and the Millennium Challenge Account-Philippines (MCA-P) last June 19, 2013. The said meeting served as a venue to provide updates on the implementation of Kalahi-CIDSS in the province of Palawan. It was headed by Assistant continue reading : Kalahi-CIDSS MiMaRoPa holds meeting with PLGU of Palawan and MCA-P

 17 total views

Habal-habal driver earns spot in Sub-project Committee

As told by Mr. Mickel Fruelda, BSPMC Barangay Banice, Banton, Romblon   I am just an ordinary citizen of Brgy. Banice, Banton, Romblon. But everything else seemed to change after the project of DSWD, or what we call Kalahi-CIDSS, came to our barangay. From being ordinary, I was taught that I can be extraordinary, even continue reading : Habal-habal driver earns spot in Sub-project Committee

 21 total views