DSWD and the LGU: Strengthening its Partnership Through Communication

Behind the money

16 May 2018

He learned to fish at age nine, so he can help his parents support the family and has taken care of his five younger siblings, especially the second one, Marco, who has orthopedic impairments and special needs. “If you want to succeed and attain something, you must have the interest and must work with love,” […]

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A day closer

16 May 2018

“Isang araw maka-aangat din kami sa buhay,” expressed Arnel Sumaylo, 20 years old, from Sitio Matabawan, Cantuhaon, Palompon, Leyte. Arnel concluded his degree on Bachelor of Secondary Education Major in English at Palompon Institute of Technology as Cum Laude last March 20, 2018. He is one of the around 1,001 Expanded Students Grant-in-Aide Program for […]

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DSWD center, now a better and safer haven for kids

15 May 2018

Four years after super typhoon Yolanda, the Reception and Study Center for Children (RSCC) at Pawing in Palo, Leyte is far more better and safer to live. The international community had come into the picture to shower blessings of the once devastated temporary home for neglected, surrendered, abused, abandoned and orphaned children who are six […]

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DSWD to assess damage for assistance for Baybay fire victims

11 May 2018

DSWD is now coordinating with the local officials in Baybay City, Leyte after a fire broke out in Barangay Sabang and Barangay Marcos, Baybay City late April of this year. DSWD’s focal person for Disaster Response Operations Monitoring and Information Center (DROMIC), the Social Welfare And Development Team (SWADT) Leader, and Project Development Officers (PDOs) […]

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138 elderly citizens inside maximum security receive social pension

09 May 2018

Yesterday, May 7, 138 elderly citizens confined inside the Maximum Security Compound of the Leyte Regional Prison in Cagbulo, Abuyog, Leyte received their grants on Social Pension from the DSWD Field Office VIII. This is the second time they were awarded; the first one was for the period covering the last quarter of 2017. The […]

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DSWD Celebrates its 67th Anniversary!

08 May 2018

DSWD formally opened its month-long celebration of its 67th Anniversary at a ceremony held at the Tacloban Convention Center (Astrodome). The ceremony started early in the morning. DSWD employees participated in a Zumba warm-up dance, led by the residents of Regional Rehabilitation Center for Youth (RRCY).  This was followed by a parade from Astrodome to […]

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DSWD Region VIII Opens its 67th Anniversary Celebration

08 May 2018

“Good morning sa inyong lahat; special mention sa ating mga partners ng Pantawid Pamilya ESGGPA from different state colleges and universities sa Tacloban, at mga kaibigan sa media. 67 Years! Wow, indeed, we have gone a long way! Ang ating Departamento ay napakatanda na at kasama tayo dito in making history! At it is growing, […]

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Kick-off of DSWD’s 67th Anniversary on May 7

06 May 2018

DSWD Regional Director Restituto Macuto announces the launching of a month-long celebration of the agency’s 67th anniversary on Monday, May 7, at the Tacloban Convention Center (Astrodome). The event is open to all friends from the media for them to witness the gathering of about 500 employees based in the city, who will converge for […]

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