Tag Archive | "dswd"

UPDATE: DSWD MIMAROPA Disaster Relief Operation for Typhoon ‘Nina’

Para po sa mga kababayan natin sa MIMAROPA, narito po ang pinakabagong impormasyon ukol sa Disaster Relief Assistance ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (as of 29 Dec, 3am).

#DSWDMayMalasakit #NinaPH #ReliefPH#MaagapAtMapagkalingangSerbisyo

Posted in UncategorizedComments (0)

DSWD MIMAROPA continues to provide relief assistance to affected families of Typhoon ‘Nina’


Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to monitor the impact of Typhoon ‘Nina’ and provide relief assistance to affected areas and families in MIMAROPA.

As of 3 AM today, ‘Nina’ has affected 22, 673 families or 48, 426 individuals in 204 barangays of Marinduque, Oriental Mindoro and Occidental Mindoro.

Around 134 families or 538 persons are still staying in 3 evacuation centers while 9 families or 48 persons are with their relatives and friends.

To date, DSWD has identified 21 casualties: 1 dead; 18 injured; and 2 missing.

Meanwhile, the number of damaged houses has increased to 20,666 in Region MIMAROPA: of which, 16, 710 are partially damaged, while 3, 956 are totally damaged.

Also there’s still no electricity in Marinduque and some municipalities of Oriental Mindoro.

DSWD unceasingly provides relief assistance to affected areas in MIMAROPA.

A total of Php 462, 412.00 cost of assistance has been provided to the affected families: Php 101, 595.00 from DSWD while Php 368, 665.00 from the Local Government Unit (LGU).

Meanwhile, DSWD MIMAROPA has a total of 43, 870 Family Food Packs (FFPs) on stock at its SWADT and Regional Warehouses and available Standby funds amounting to Php 2,368,608.54.

The DSWD MIMAROPA in coordination with its partner-agencies and LGU will continuously and closely monitor the impact of typhoon Nina and update the status of relief assistance provided to affected families in MIMAROPA. ###


Posted in UncategorizedComments (0)

Buntal-weaving provides livelihood in Marinduque town

The buntal weavers in barangay Baliis, Sta. Cruz, Marinduque.

The buntal weavers in barangay Baliis, Sta. Cruz, Marinduque.

STA. CRUZ, Marinduque- About 44 residents of barangay Baliis in this town were trained on buntal-weaving sponsored by the Department of Agrarian Reform and Department of Trade and Industry  (DTI) with P67,000 Cash for Building Livelihood Asset from the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of the Department and Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).

Buntal is a very fine white fiber obtained from the stalks of unopened leaves of the talipot palm which was imported in nearby towns. It is weaved to form a cloth and colored in style before manufactured into products like hats, bags and wallets.

Sonia de Leon, SLP provincial coordinator said that the beneficiaries need support for the development of the Baliis weaving center to increase their production.

Aside from the 10-day skills training, two sewing machines were granted for the beneficiaries as part of the livelihood assistance.

On the other hand, DTI promised to showcase the manufactured products in an upcoming trade fest and product display in Manila.

Buntal-weavers are open for suggestions on enhancing and creating new products to get more market demand, added de Leon.

Quality products ready to sell.

Quality products ready for sale.

Finished products are now for sale such as ladies bags for only P650 pesos, sling bags at P350.00, folder at 250.00, wallets and coin purse at P30.00. For order and inquiries, visit the DSWD provincial office located at Provincial Capitol Compound, Boac and/or call at telephone number: (042) 754-0015.

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.###

Posted in newsComments (0)

Listahanan identifies more than 600k poor children in MIMAROPA

playmateMALATE, Manila- The Listahanan of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reveals about 666,974 poor children or 56.4 percent aged 0-18 years old of the 1,182,086 poor individuals  across the five provinces in MIMAROPA based on the 2015 household assessment.

From the total 1,163,842 children listed or 45.2 percent of 2,573,992 total assessed individuals, 602,025 (51.7%) are boys and 561,817 (48.3%) are girls.

In Occidental Mindoro, there are 122,369 (18.3%) poor children; 170,129 (25.5%) in Oriental Mindoro; 44,166  (6.6%) in Marinduque; 64,467 (9.7%) in Romblon; and 265,843 (39.9%) in Palawan.

The Listahanan database further showed that 418,919 (62.81%) poor children are attending school in all levels while another  14,332 (2.15%) children reported with  primary occupation which shows child labor cases regionwide.

There are 182,362 or  27.34% poor children belonging  to an Indigenous Peoples group.

On the other hand, 1,183 (0.18%) poor children recorded as pregnant during the assessment and 4,518 (0.68%) have disability.

The three towns with the most number of poor children are Puerto Princesa, Palawan with 34,944; San Jose, Occidental Mindoro with 33,192; and Balabac, Palawan with 23,908.

Meanwhile the three barangays with the most number of poor children are Bancalaan in Balabac Palawan with 6,079;  Panaytayan in Mansalay, Oriental Mindoro with 4,731; Mangsee in Balabac, Palawan with 4,380.

Listahanan is a mechanism in identifying who and where the poor families are nationwide.

November is declared as the National Children’s Month according to Republic Act No. 10661 with this year’s celebration theme, ‘Isulong: Kalidad na Edukasyon Para sa lahat ng Bata.###

Posted in newsComments (0)

MIMAROPA local execs enter agreement with DSWD for pro-poor programs


DSWD Director Wilma Naviamos presenting the Department’s thrust and priorities to the local chief executives.

MAKATI, City- Seventy one or 97 percent of the 73 local executives in Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan (MIMAROPA) entered partnership with Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through the unified Memorandum of Agreement during the 2016 Stakeholders’ Forum.

Dubbed with the theme, ‘Tunay na Malasakit sa Mahihirap: Maagap at Mapagkalingang Serbisyo’ the forum was held in St. Giles Hotel divided into two batches: August 30- September 1, 2016 for the re-elected mayors and September 14-16, 2016 for the newly elected mayors.

Let us take the challenge of transforming the poor individuals, groups and communities  for service excellence.  We need to reach the unreached and the isolated,” said DSWD Director Wilma Naviamos during her message.

The institutionalization of this forum recognizes the value and significance of the Local Government Units (LGU) in the implementation of all DSWD programs and services adhering to the current mandates of Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo of providing quick and caring services for the poor and vulnerable sectors.

Up to now the Department maintains  a smooth relationship with the LGUs where more personal and professional relationship were established, Naviamos added.

 Program Orientation and Updates

The Department’s thrust and priorities were shared to the mayors including the program updates of Kalahi-CIDSS, Social Pension, Supplementary Feeding, Sustainable Livelihood programs.

To date in MIMAROPA, 569, 316 households were assessed and 207,863 are identified poor according to 2015 Listahanan database.  Nevertheless, the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino records a total of Php1.7 billion cash grants which was released to 192,778 beneficiaries for this year, while   1,140 ineligible households involved in gambling were delisted from the program.

Meanwhile, the National Economic and Development Authority MIMAROPA shared the government’s Ambisyon2040- a long term vision of Filipinos in the next 25 years. Also, the Department of Interior and Local Government MIMAROPA discussed the Seal of Good Local Governance highlighting the Social Protection as one of the indicators.

LGUs Support and Commitment

 The unified program MOA between the LGU and DSWD will guide the implementation social protection programs in terms of administrative support and fund augmentation.

Busuanga, Palawan Mayor Elizabeth Cervantes commit to support DSWD programs. “The Department is one of the government agencies that provide care and protect  the rights of children and youth and other sectors. In fact from womb to tomb, DSWD is there to serve,” she said.

On some program implementation gaps and challenges, Naujan, Oriental Mayor Mark Marcos said that there is no perfect program but there is an effective program.   It is just a matter of perfect planning as he challenged other local executives to work in achieving the goal on poverty reduction in MIMAROPA region. ###

Posted in newsComments (0)

DSWD partner-beneficiaries enrolled in computer courses

SLP 1991991919

DSWD orients beneficiaries on SLP and school processes before they formally start the training course.

BOAC, Marinduque- A total of 59 beneficiaries provincewide are enrolled to Computer System Servicing  under the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP).

“Beneficiaries are members of the DSWD’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program who are 18 years old and above and identified as out-of-school youth,” said Sonia de Leon, SLP provincial coordinator.

These beneficiaries will be studying on computer systems installation and configuration  for three months at Marinduque Technical and Vocational Institute, a Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) accredited school in Gasan town.

The Department has allocated Php472,000.00 for the training fee of the beneficiaries.

After completing the training course, the DSWD, local government units and other stakeholders will converge to provide local or national employment for these beneficiaries, added de Leon.

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.###

Posted in newsComments (0)

DSWD awards 3.8M for SocPen and feeding programs in Sta. Cruz town


Sta Cruz Mayor, Marisa Red-Martinez (c) receives by hand the two cheques amounting to P3.8M from DSWD MIMAROPA.

STA. CRUZ, Marinduque- The Local Government Unit of Sta. Cruz received P3.8 million from Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA  for the implementation of social protection programs in this town.

“P1.6 million was allocated for the third quarter payout of Social Pension Program (SocPen) for 1,094 beneficiaries. And P2.2 million for the Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) targeting 59 Child Development Centers (CDC) or 1,254 CDC children in this municipality,” said DSWD Regional Director Wilma D. Naviamos.

SocPen provides P500.00 monthly cash grant to indigent senior citizens aged 60 years old and above stipulated in the Republic Act 9994 or the Expanded Senior Citizens Act of 2010.

“Taos puso kaming nagpapasalamat sa pondong ipinagkaloob sa amin ng DSWD. Sa pamamgitan nito, makakasiguro tayo na ang tulong at serbisyo ay tiyak na makakarating sa ating mga kababayan,” said Sta. Cruz Mayor Marisa Red-Martinez.

The SFP is one of the government programs which aims to improve and sustain the nutritional status of target children beneficiaries by providing hot or regular meals for 120 feeding days.###.

Posted in newsComments (0)

DSWD database bares Indigenous Peoples profile in MIMAROPA

A Mangyan father carries the little son on his back.

A Mangyan father carries the little son on his back.

MALATE, Manila- According to the Listahanan of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA, there are 58,528 identified poor households or 317,924 individuals belonging to the Indigenous Peoples (IP) group. It comprises 28.2 percent of the total poor households in the region.

Listahanan, a government mechanism to identify the real poor, shows that there are 5,664 IP households living in rural barangays while 52,864 households are living in urban barangays.

Most of these poor IPs are found in the provinces of Palawan with 38,463 households and in Oriental Mindoro with 10,323 households.  Moreover, there are 7,876 IP households in Occidental Mindoro and 1,862 IP households in Romblon. Though Marinduque is a non-IP province, there are four IP households identified as poor.

Listahanan assessment and validation was conducted from March to December 2015 which identifies 207,863 poor from the 569,316 total households assessed.

Demographic Profile

Listahanan database reveals that Palaw’an tribe top the list among the highest number of poor IP with 13,390 households followed by the Cuyunon tribe with 10,152 poor households.

There are 5,196 IP solo parents regionwide, 1,752 are male while 3,444 are female. Also, 2,879 are identified pregnant women during the conduct of listing.

For the IP marital status, 200,767 individuals are single, 110,630 individuals are married, 4,891 individuals are widowed and 1,204 are separated from their partners.

In terms of educational attainment, 107,444 (34%) IP individuals aged 3-year old and above are attending school while 210,480 (66%)  IP individuals are not. Moreover, records show that there are 948 IP college graduates; 18,140 individuals are high school graduates; 35,279 individuals are elementary graduates and 91,532 individuals aged 3-year old above have not completed in any grade level.

For health and sanitation, 38,429 IP households practice open defecation and 34,868 households have no access to safe water supply. These households are mostly living in far flung and isolated areas where accessibility to safe water source and sanitary toilet facility are one of the major problems.

Highest number of toiletless IP households and without access to safe water are in Panaytayan, Mansalay  and Lisay, Bongabong in Oriental Mindoro and Taburi, Rizal in Palawan.

Government Social Services

From 2009 to present, 36,263 poor IP households received social programs and services from both national and local government agencies.

Aside from the free birth, death and marriage registration, Listahanan records 27,194 IP households served by the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program; 23,524 households enrolled to Philhealth; and 16,087 households are Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT) program beneficiaries.

“MCCT is a conditional cash transfer program for indigenous cultural communities/ indigenous peoples or ICC-IPs that bridges the gap, and navigate the way towards the development of ICC, particularly those in geographically isolated and disadvantaged communities,” said DSWD Regional Director Wilma Naviamos.

Aside from this, there are 631 IP senior citizens aged 60 years old and above received P500.00 monthly stipends through the government Social Pension Program.

DSWD also provides quick interventions to the IPs and other marginalized and disadvantaged sectors in times of crisis. The Department consciously rally  to abide by its direction of reaching the unreached and isolated for the ‘Tunay na Malasakit sa mahihirap at Maagap at Mapagkalingang Serbisyo sa mamamayan’, Naviamos said.###

Posted in newsComments (0)

QRT Portal

Listahanan: Tuloy ang Pagbabago

  • IP Listahanan data
  • IP
  • MALE
  • Nutrition
  • ROOF
  • http://wowslider.com/
cssslider by WOWSlider.com v8.7

Transparency Seal

Organizational Outcomes

Reference Maps

Tweet Us use Hashtag #DSWDMIMAROPA

August 2019
« Jul    

Related Sites