DSWD opens business opportunities for Pantawid Pamilya women PDF Print
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Tuesday, 31 May 2016 01:55

Two years ago, 20 women beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program from San Isidro, Davao Oriental organized the Cambaleon Hog Raisers Self-Employment Assistance-Kaunlaran (SEA-K) Association with an initial P200,000 capital assistance from the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). 

Since then until to this day, the association has become the official pork meat supplier for the Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP) for day care children in the town. Being a regular supplier meant a steady source of income for the members who had no regular jobs and were plain housewives prior to the implementation of their livelihood project. 
 
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Solo parent finds ‘partner’ in Pantawid Pamilya PDF Print
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Tuesday, 31 May 2016 01:35

Amelia Quinto, 47, a resident of Barangay 10-B in Cavite City struggles to support her five children by herself since separating from her husband four years ago. 

Nakaka-apekto na rin sa pag-aaral ng mga bata ang hindi pagkakasundo naming mag-asawa, kaya nag-desisyon na ako at pinili kong suportahan silang mag-isa (My children’s studies are already affected by constant disagreement between me and my husband so I decided to support them by myself),”she shared. 
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Housewife leads flourishing businesses of Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries PDF Print
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Thursday, 26 May 2016 04:49

Realizing that mothers, not just the fathers, have the duty to provide for their families, some 25 enterprising mother-beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program from Dingras, Ilocos Norte grouped together and availed of livelihood assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and started their broiler production business. 
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Sama-Bajau mom aspires to create change in her tribe PDF Print
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Friday, 15 April 2016 02:15

At first glance, Maribel Rebadio, 36, a Sama-Bajau, looks without any trace of her tribe. 

What she may have lost in her physical attributes, she has not lost inside her. For Maribel, what she is doing right now is borne out of her dream for her tribe to be free from poverty. 
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Former nanny tops her class PDF Print
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Monday, 11 April 2016 02:21

Pantawid Pamilya beneficiary, Jomalyn, receives her Diploma, the fruit of her labor as scholar under the SGP-PA.
Twenty-one-year old Jomalyn is the eldest daughter among the eight siblings in the Lucena family. Her heart has been torn into pieces many times when she saw her siblings eating root crops from breakfast to dinner. There were times when they only get to eat rice just once in a day. She knew she had to do something to help them. 
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3,000 Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries graduate from college PDF Print
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Monday, 11 April 2016 01:53

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently announced that there have been 3,139 grantees of the Expanded Students Grants-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGP-PA) who will graduate from college ending the school year 2015-2016. Ninety of these students have graduated with academic honors and awards. 
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Single moms find ‘partners’ in life PDF Print
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Monday, 11 April 2016 01:46

For solo parents like Roselyn Victorino of Pasay City and Norelyn Genturalez of Maasin, Zamboanga City, raising their children on their own is a tough responsibility. Both of them share the same hardships and challenges as solo parents. 

Both women, however, are grateful that they have found life partners in fulfilling their roles. 
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Local officials cannot remove beneficiaries from Pantawid Pamilya – DSWD PDF Print
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Tuesday, 29 March 2016 09:12

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reiterates that barangay officials do not have the capacity to delist households from the roster of beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program. 
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U.S. and Philippines Partner to Enhance Delivery of Financial Services to Vulnerable Populations PDF Print
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Wednesday, 23 March 2016 00:00

USAID Mission Director Dr. Susan Brems and DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman at the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding in Quezon City.  Also in the photo are (L-R) Maria Teresita Espenilla, USAID Project Management Specialist, Stephen Andoseh, Acting Office Chief of USAID’s Office of Economic Development and Governance, and Anthony Petalcorin, Acting Chief of Party of USAID’s E-PESO Activity. 
 
 
Quezon City, March 23, 2016 - The U.S. Government and the Department of Social Welfare (DSWD) entered into a new partnership to improve the lives of the Philippines’ most vulnerable families. 

U.S. Embassy Manila’s United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director Dr. Susan Brems and DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman signed a Memorandum of Understanding today to improve the delivery of government financial services through electronic payment channels. 
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Housewife becomes licensed teacher at 31, owes it to Pantawid Pamilya PDF Print
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Tuesday, 09 February 2016 03:34

Aileen shows her graduation photo and medal.
They say life-changing things happen when you least expect them.

Cebu resident Aileen Fernandez-Desamparado, 31, agrees to this.

She thought she would remain a fulltime housewife all her life. Due to financial constraints, her parents were not able to send her to college.

However, not only was she able to earn her college degree with flying colors 15 y
ears after high school, she also recently passed the Licensure Examination for Teachers.

She credits the fulfillment of her life-long dream to Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
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Dumagat lass breaks tradition, welcomes change PDF Print
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Friday, 22 January 2016 03:29

Lea (center) beams as she engages in light banter with fellow Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries. Back in their community, 15-year-old Lea Dela Cruz is expected to have been married and be raising children already. 

As tradition, this is what most Dumagat teenage girls in Tanay, Rizal are presumed to do once they hit adolescence. 
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