DSWD and the LGU: Strengthening its Partnership Through Communication

Half-way home for women showcases model container farming

03 March 2016

Since year 2014, the Regional Haven (RH) has become a destination site for its productivity project. The provincial and local agricultural offices as well as the Visayas State University in Baybay, Leyte are partly instrumental in such a laudable venture. These entities brought in a number of groups – teachers and youths from different municipalities […]

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Women’s Month, to honor men too, DSWD says

03 March 2016

In a meeting held Monday, February 29, Gender and Development (GAD) Focal Person and Policy and Plans Division Chief, Yvonne Abonales of the DSWD Field Office Eight emphasized that the agency will be pursuing a month-long celebration for both men and women this March to mark the National Women’s Month. Said Abonales, ” the activities are geared towards […]

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DSWD assists LGU Daram for ESA payout

29 February 2016

Daram, Samar — February 5, 2016.  DSWD officers and staff both from the Disaster Reduction And Management Bureau (DReAMB) Central Office, Manila and the Risk Reduction Management Program (RRMP) Field Office Eight made a courtesy call to Mayor Lucia Latorre-Astorga, MD, and met with Municipal Social Welfare and Development Officer (MSWDO) Alma Lucero-Llanita, Municipal Treasurer […]

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What’s new on Social Pension?

29 February 2016

In the Regional Management Development Conference that started February, 2016 at Sabin Resort Hotel in Ormoc City, O.I.C. Regional Director Restituto Macuto has this to say : “DSWD Field Office Eight will explore the possibility of having Veterans Bank as service provider for a door-to-door delivery of Social Pension for poor senior citizens in 15 […]

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DSWD hits more than 100% target in livelihood last year

29 February 2016

Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) Regional Program Coordinator Herman Mangalao of the DSWD Field Office Eight proudly reports that the region was able to extend livelihood assistance to 60, 016 beneficiaries from last year’s target of 47, 743. This refers to those sourced from the regular fund, the Yolanda Reconstruction and Rehabilitation, PAMANA, and the Bottoms […]

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RBM shares Sec. Dinky’s message – “Tayo ay regalo ng gobyerno para sa mga mamamayan”

29 February 2016

OIC Regional Director Restituto B. Macuto challenged everyone to continue working together towards development and positive change as he quoted DSWD Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Juliano-Soliman in his message during the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program Implementation Review last February 10-12, 2016, in Ormoc City. Pantawid Pamilya in its 6th year of implementation has served 285,807 household […]

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Pantawid Pamilya on Risk Management and Assessment of the 2015 SWDI

29 February 2016

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office VIII conducted the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program Implementation Review for year 2015 at Sabin Resort and Hotel, Ormoc City, last February 10-12, 2016. The focus of the said activity was the discussion on Risk Management and the assessment of the 2015 Social Welfare and Development Indicator […]

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DSWD F08, other RSCWC member agencies laud Child-Friendly LGUs of 2014, 2015

29 February 2016

Ormoc City, Sta. Margarita as Finalists for Presidential Awards for Child-friendly LGUs 2015 PublicFriendsOnly MeCustomClose FriendsDSWDSee all lists…Tacloban City AreaGo Back (Tacloban City) — Seventy-five Local Government Units (LGUs) in Region Eight have qualified for the Child-Friendly Local Governance Seal for the year 2015, while 50 LGUs in this region became eligible for said Seal in […]

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