DSWD INKS MOA WITH MUNTINLUPA AND MALABON LGUs FOR COMMUNITY LIVELIHOOD PROJECTS

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through the KapitBisig Laban saKahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS), the World Bank (WB), Japan Social Development Fund (JSDF) and the Cities of Muntinlupa and Malabon signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) recently for the implementation of a project that will generate employment continue reading : DSWD INKS MOA WITH MUNTINLUPA AND MALABON LGUs FOR COMMUNITY LIVELIHOOD PROJECTS

DSWD-NCR awards capital assistance to 3 SEA-K Associations

The Department of Social Welfare and Development, National Capital Region (DSWD-NCR) awarded P249,000.00 worth of capital assistance to three (3) Self-Employment Assistance-Kaunlaran (SEA-K) associations from the cities of Pasay and Navotas during its flag ceremony last July 22, 2013. DSWD-NCR Regional Director Ma. Alicia S. Bonoan handed over the ceremonial checks to the representatives of continue reading : DSWD-NCR awards capital assistance to 3 SEA-K Associations

Some 849 Metro street families are now in alternative homes

Some 849 homeless street families in Metro Manila were provided with alternative homes through the Modified Conditional Cash Transfer for Homeless Street Families (MCCT-HSF) program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). DSWD-NCR Regional Director Ma. Alicia S. Bonoan said this effort is part of the Department’s thrust to reduce the number of continue reading : Some 849 Metro street families are now in alternative homes

WB Official visits Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in QC

The World Bank team led by its Vice President of East Asia and Pacific Region Axel Van Trotsenburg, and arranged by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) headed by Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman, visited Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries at Barangay Doña Imelda, Quezon City. Done on July 11, 2013, the group visited the site continue reading : WB Official visits Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in QC

8,425 indigent senior citizens in Metro Manila receive social pension

Some 8,425 indigent senior citizens in the National Capital Region are now receiving their social pension under the Social Pension Program implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Each pensioner receives P500.00 per month or P1,500 quarterly as financial assistance for food expenses and medical needs in compliance with Republic Act 9994 continue reading : 8,425 indigent senior citizens in Metro Manila receive social pension

DSWD-NCR opens the Search for Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya 2013

To recognize the contribution of the families in complying with the set conditionalities under the Pantawid Pamilya program, and for promotion of responsible parenthood among its beneficiaries, the Department of Social Welfare and Development – National Capital Region (DSWD-NCR) is now opening its Search for the Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya 2013.   Started in 2010, the continue reading : DSWD-NCR opens the Search for Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya 2013

DSWD-NCR Launches Regional Profile of Poor Households

To advocate the utilization of the National Household Targeting database among its stakeholders, the Department of Social Welfare and Development – National Capital Region (DSWD-NCR) launched its “Regional Profile of Poor Households” on June 21, 2013 at Makati Palace Hotel.   DSWD-NCR Regional Director Ma. Alicia S. Bonoan said the event aims to encourage the continue reading : DSWD-NCR Launches Regional Profile of Poor Households