DSWD Sec Bautista awed by “hotel-like” residential facilities in Region VIII

DSWD says Guidelines for Social Pensioners remain the same

13 September 2019

In the light of some news circulating in social media, that Social Pension will now ne enjoyed by all senior citizens the DSWD announces that the guidelines for the identification of potential social pensioners remain the same. Regional Director Marie Angela Gopalan of the DSWD reiterated that the program will benefit only senior citizens, aged […]

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DSWD highlights programs in meeting for Government Information Officers

09 September 2019

Communication is a powerful tool. If used rightly, it can be used to disseminate information, provide instructions, teach and form opinion. The proper use of communication can determine the success or failure of an agency. This is why the Department of Social Welfare and Development values and recognizes the important role communications play in its […]

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KALAHI CIDSS – funded livelihood enterprise grabs award

03 September 2019

The Association of Farmers and Advocates of Organic Farming, Inc. (AFOAFI) of Barangay Himakilo in the municipality of Bontoc, Southern Leyte received an award last August 9, 2019 from the Department of Science and Technology (DOST) Regional Office VIII for its entry, Expansion of Accelerated Vinegar. It won the 2019 Best Science and Technology Livelihood […]

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Children should work on their dreams, not on fields

02 September 2019

The recent World Day Against Child Labor celebration was another opportunity to gather child laborers of Ormoc City, as 50 child – beneficiaries of the DSWD – led  SHIELD or Strategic Helpdesks for lnformation, Education, Livelihood and other Developmental lnterventions.Project had a day of fun at the Pongos Hotel in same city. Varied stakeholders expressed […]

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DSWD Turns Over 75 Housing Units at Hindang, Leyte

28 August 2019

“Dire kuripot it DSWD!” This is the testimony of Mano Lucio, whose house was totally damaged during supertyphoon Yolanda.  Now, he is one of the 75 beneficiaries of the Core Shelter Assistance Project (CSAP) who recently attended the turnover ceremony in Hindang, Leyte for these housing units. The Department of Social Welfare and Development, together […]

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27 August 2019

DSWD Kalahi CIDSS Field Office 8 conducted its 3rd Advocacy Champions’ Run or Takbo Kalahi on August 26, 2019 at RTR Plaza, Tacloban City. It is anchored on the theme ‘MagKalahi Tayo Pilipinas’ as it calls to institutionalize Community-Driven Development in the local and national level. It is also a celebration of success of the […]

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Bringing Services Closer to the People

26 August 2019

DSWD Field Office VIII recently participated in the People’s Day Caravan in Dulag, Leyte, specially highlighting its Protective Programs – Adoption, Foster Care, Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situations (AICS), Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens, Recovery and Reintegration Program for Trafficked Persons (RRPTP), Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP), among others. Also featured were the Promotive […]

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DSWD-8 local heroes recognized in 5th National Bayani ka! Awards in Butuan

23 August 2019

The National Bayani ka! awardees from across the Philippines were recognized for sending forth a ripple of hope for change during the 5th National Bayani ka! Awards. Anchored on the theme “Padayon, Kalahi CIDSS,” the awarding ceremony was held on August 14 , 2019 at Almont Inland Resort, Butuan City. Three Community Volunteer groups and […]

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