DSWD IX starts enrolment of orphans for Philhealth coverage

Following the MOA signing conducted in the first quarter of the year and in adherence to the Republic Act 10606 or the National Health Insurance Act, the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office IX has started the enrolment of orphaned children who are under its custody. A list containing two hundred ten (210) continue reading : DSWD IX starts enrolment of orphans for Philhealth coverage

DSWD-9 supports insurance coverage for indigent families

The Department of Social Welfare and Development backs health insurance coverage of identified poor families in the region who are enrolled in PhilHealth insurance program. This is in line with the convergence strategy of the department with its partner-stakeholders to bring together social protection interventions to intensify the poverty-reduction programs of the government. The subsidy continue reading : DSWD-9 supports insurance coverage for indigent families

Kalahi-CIDSS to put up School for Lumads

In partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) and National Commission for Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) will spearhead the Establishment of New Public Schools for Indigenous Peoples in Mindanao by September, 2016. The School for Lumads continue reading : Kalahi-CIDSS to put up School for Lumads

SLP assessment on Regional Mid-Year Program Review and Evaluation Workshop

The Sustainable Livelihood Program of the Department of Social and Welfare Development conducted its Regional Mid-Year Program Review and Evaluation Workshop last August 16-18, 2016 at Cecile’s Catering and Restaurant, Zamboanga City. Vigorously attended by seventy four (74) Project Development Officers and five (5) Provincial Coordinators of various municipalities in the region. The activity was continue reading : SLP assessment on Regional Mid-Year Program Review and Evaluation Workshop

Solve the problem of landlessness in the provinces so Filipinos won’t migrate to the cities to look for Jobs

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy Taguiwalo today issued a comment regarding the recent  editorial of the People’s Journal (dated August 14, 2016, titled  “A Bottomless Pit) criticizing the program began by the previous administration called the Informal Settler Families (ISF) Program or “Oplan Likas” or Lumikas para Iwas Kalamidad at Sakit. continue reading : Solve the problem of landlessness in the provinces so Filipinos won’t migrate to the cities to look for Jobs

DSWD reminds TV programs to be mindful of children’s rights

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy Taguiwalo reminded all television and radio stations to be mindful of children’s rights when casting them in any kind of program or when putting them in situations that make them vulnerable. This is in reaction to the current issue involving Badjao teenager who felt ridiculed by continue reading : DSWD reminds TV programs to be mindful of children’s rights

DSWD-FDCI partnership reaches 37 years, inducts new set of officers

DSWD 9 Regional Director Atty. Araceli Solamillo expressed gratitude and commendation to the Foundation of Development for Children Incorporated as she inducted its newly elected officers on Tuesday at DSWD 9 Conference hall. The FDCI that is now under the leadership of the new board president Dr. Victor Liozo, manages the Reception and Study Center continue reading : DSWD-FDCI partnership reaches 37 years, inducts new set of officers

Kalahi-CIDSS NCDDP conducts first Regional Performance Review with MLGU partners

Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) one of the three core programs of the Department of Social Welfare and Development together with Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4PS) and the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) had its first Performance Review with LGU Stakeholders on August 4, 2016 at Garden Orchid Hotel, continue reading : Kalahi-CIDSS NCDDP conducts first Regional Performance Review with MLGU partners