DSWD releases cash grants to senior citizens for 3rd, 4th quarter of 2015

MAGDIWANG, Romblon-  About 360  beneficiaries in this municipality received their monthly pension yesterday under the Social Pension (SocPen) Program. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)MiMaRoPa has first released Php1,080,000.00 for the 3rd and 4th quarter of 2015 payout. Another Php180,000.00 fund will be downloaded for the 60 additional senior citizens in Magdiwang. Each continue reading : DSWD releases cash grants to senior citizens for 3rd, 4th quarter of 2015

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Indigent senior citizens receive monthly pension in MiMaRoPa

MALATE, Manila— About 36,502 poor senior citizens are receiving monthly cash grants in MiMaRoPa according to the DSWD Social Pension (SocPen) Program. In the recent  SocPen regionwide Project Implementation Review (PIR)   shows that the DSWD MiMaRoPa has disbursed more than Php22.1 million to 14,749 beneficiaries for the first and second quarter of 2015. Pay-outs continue reading : Indigent senior citizens receive monthly pension in MiMaRoPa

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DSWD on back-to-back meetings for PWDs and ‘seniors’

MALATE, MANILA– Ensuring that rights and privileges’ of person with disability (PWD) and senior citizen sectors are followed, different national government agencies gathered for the Regional Council on Disability Affairs (RCDA) meeting, Wednesday and for Regional Inter-agency Committee for Philippine Plan of Action for Senior Citizens (RIAC-PPASC) quarterly meeting, Thursday in the DSWD MiMaroPa regional continue reading : DSWD on back-to-back meetings for PWDs and ‘seniors’

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DSWD’s special validation assesses more than 5 thousand HHs in MiMaRoPa

MALATE, Manila– About 5,455 households (HHs) in MiMaRoPa region were assessed in the recently concluded special validation of senior citizens and Modified Conditional Cash transfer (MCCT). The special validation addresses the exclusion and inclusion error of government programs such as Social Pension and the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program. Data shows that only   72. 7 percent continue reading : DSWD’s special validation assesses more than 5 thousand HHs in MiMaRoPa

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DSWD trains field staff for 2014 special validation

PUERTO PRINCESA CITY- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office IV-MiMaRoPa conducted a three-day training of 46 newly-hired staff for a special validation of Senior Citizens and Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT) this month. The training aims to enable them to articulate the importance of Listahanan and define their roles and responsibilities continue reading : DSWD trains field staff for 2014 special validation

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DSWD MiMaRoPa to hire field staff for special validation

MALATE, MANILA- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office IV-MiMaRoPa is now hiring eight (8) Area Supervisors and 39 Enumerators who will be assigned in the five island provinces of MiMaRoPa to complete the special validation of senior citizens this April 2014. DSWD needs three (3) enumerators (EN) in Marinduque; five (5) continue reading : DSWD MiMaRoPa to hire field staff for special validation

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