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What made me stay

What made me stay

My name is Reinette P. De los Santos. I am from Siquijor, Siquijor and I have been working for the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services [...]

What made me stay
A mother raises her home

A mother raises her home

As Sheila Toring, 42 years old watched helplessly from a neighbors window, her roof being blown away and her kitchen torn off by strong winds brought forth by ST Yolanda, her first thought was [...]

A mother raises her home
Moving forward from all sides…

Moving forward from all sides…

“Luha, kahadlok, ug garbo ang kasagaran magpatigbabaw kung paminaw nimo gidaugdaug ka sa kapalaran” (Tears, fears and pride usually reigns when you think that fate is not in your favor) said [...]

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Crossing the Inolokan River

Crossing the Inolokan River

Simborio is one of the 16 barangays of the town of Pamplona in Negros Oriental. It is situated one (1) kilometer away from proper Pamplona and has approximately 1,362 population as of its 2007 [...]

Crossing the Inolokan River
Voices of women on volunteerism part 2

Voices of women on volunteerism part 2

The reward for the hard work When they asked me to be a community volunteer, I immediately accepted the task because aside from the skills that I would learn, I knew that it would give me an [...]

Voices of women on volunteerism part 2
Voices of women on volunteerism part 1

Voices of women on volunteerism part 1

Mothers propose a day care center We never had a formal day care center before. Our children used to take up the old and rundown barangay office where patches of sunlight find their way on the [...]

Voices of women on volunteerism part 1
DSWD-7, Cebu Province ink MOA for Feeding Program

DSWD-7, Cebu Province ink MOA for Feeding Program

14 April 2014

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-7) and the Provincial Government of Cebu inked a memorandum of agreement (MOA) for the Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP). DSWD-7 Regional Director Mercedita Jabagat and Cebu Governor Hilario Davide III signed the MOA to seal the partnership in a brief ceremony held at the Cebu Provincial Capitol, Cebu […]

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DSWD-7 Sets LGU Orientation on Listahanan

DSWD-7 Sets LGU Orientation on Listahanan

08 April 2014

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-7) will start conducting Local Government Units (LGUs) Orientation this month regarding on the Listahanan or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR). Bohol is scheduled on April 10 and 11, Cebu will be on April 29 and 30 while the Province of Negros Oriental and […]

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DSWD-7 engages CSOs on Program Planning and Budgeting

04 April 2014

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VII recently conducted a Consultation Dialogue with Civil Society Organizations (CSO) to institutionalize participatory budgeting in the bureaucracy and progressively broaden the constructive partnership of CSOs and other stakeholders. “DSWD highly adhere to citizen participation in the preparation of the agency’s budget proposals through Budget […]

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Celebrating the 7th world autism awareness day

Celebrating the 7th world autism awareness day

03 April 2014

Cebu City – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Field Office VII joined the Department of Health (DOH), Cebu Normal University and Cebu City Health Office in celebrating the 7th World Autism Awareness Day with the theme: “Understanding and embracing people with Autism” in Barangay Inayawan Gymnasium in this city earlier today. One […]

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Local residents advocate environmental protection

Local residents advocate environmental protection

31 March 2014

Pamplona, Negros Oriental – community volunteers and local chief executives of Barangay Simborio here in this town participated in a bamboo planting activity along the river banks of Inolocan River, a major tributary of the Tanjay River, to mark the start of the construction of a 100 linear meter cable footbridge. Bamboos are known to […]

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Empowering communities to be more resilient against disasters and to poverty situations

Empowering communities to be more resilient against disasters and to poverty situations

26 March 2014

“Poverty in itself is a disaster,” said Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Juliano-Soliman during her keynote addressing the Central Visayas mayors and local government units (LGU) representatives recently in this city. The mayors’ forum aimed to orient the LCEs on the National Community-Driven Development Program (NCDDP) and to consult the mayors […]

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DSWD-7 data reveals 45% of women are poor in CV

DSWD-7 data reveals 45% of women are poor in CV

17 March 2014

According to Listahanan or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR), from the 3.5 million assessed individual in Central Visayas, 49% or 1.7 million of them are women. In the 2009 assessment conducted by DSWD, Listahanan showed that the women sector ages 18-59 constitutes 390,368 or 45% of the poor households in Central […]

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Pantawid Pamilya extends age coverage

Pantawid Pamilya extends age coverage

14 March 2014

The year 2014 is a new beginning for more than 140,000 Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries especially for those ages 15-18 years old who dream of going to college or getting a better job.  The Department of Social Welfare and Development will start its implementation of the extension age coverage of 15-18 years with a validation that […]

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