DSWD appeals to LGUs to utilize 1% of IRA for child protection programs

Zamboanga City – The Department of Social Welfare and Development is prodding the Local Government Units to put children’s concerns on top of their agenda through utilizing the allocated 1% of their Internal Revenue Allotment for the implementation of programs and projects for the children. This is pursuant to Republic Act 9344 as amended by continue reading : DSWD appeals to LGUs to utilize 1% of IRA for child protection programs

Pantawid staff attend Capbuild on Technical Writing, Public Speaking

The Regional Program Management Office and Provincial Operations Office staff of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program successfully attended the 3-day Capability Building on Technical Writing and Public Speaking held on April 27-29, 2016 (1st Batch) and May 4-6, 2016 (2nd Batch) at Roderics Resort, Zamboanga Sibugay Province. The activity sought to capacitate and improve the skills continue reading : Pantawid staff attend Capbuild on Technical Writing, Public Speaking

Beneficiaries express Pantawid gains in Dialogue

Partner-beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program expressed elation on the gains and impacts of the program during the DSWD Dialogue with Parent Leaders held on April 18-21, 2016 region-wide. The said gathering served as an opportunity to share the social, economic and personal improvements realized and felt by the beneficiaries after being part of the continue reading : Beneficiaries express Pantawid gains in Dialogue

DSWD clarifies election-related misinformation, allegations

The Department of Social Welfare and Development reiterates that only the DSWD has the right to remove a beneficiary from the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program and no political candidates can use that claim. The beneficiaries are reminded and assured that only non-compliance to the conditions of the program such as non-attendance to monthly Family Development continue reading : DSWD clarifies election-related misinformation, allegations

DSWD urges Pantawid G10 completers to register SH voucher program online

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office IX urged all Pantawid Pamilya grade 10 completers to avail the Senior High voucher program of the Department of Education thru online registration. Based on the generated results of Compliance Verification System in Region IX, there are more than 23,000 monitored children who have completed their continue reading : DSWD urges Pantawid G10 completers to register SH voucher program online

DSWD cautions parents against possible exploitation of children on Election Day

The Department of Social Welfare and Development cautions parents about the possible risks that their children can possibly get into during election. This is after the agency has received reports that allegedly some minors are tapped to serve as “liners” on the day of the election. “We caution the parents about the vulnerability of their continue reading : DSWD cautions parents against possible exploitation of children on Election Day