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DSWD nagbabala sa mga nagsasamantala

Quezon City - Nagbabala ang pamunuan ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) sa mga tao o grupo na nais gamitin ang mga programa nito upang isulong ang pangsariling interes o pagsamantalahan ang mga mahihirap. Ito ay kasunod ng mga naglipanang fake na mga Facebook accounts, group, o page na gumagamit ng opisyal na logo ng Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) at ng DSWD. Ayon sa pamunuan ng DSWD at 4Ps, iisa lamang ang opisyal na Facebook page nito at hindi kailanman ...

4Ps: A beacon of hope to the nation’s future

Quezon City - Situated in one of the Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas (GIDAs) of Brgy Pinya, Diadi, Nueva Vizcaya, the family of Rosemarie Pudao, belonging to the Tuwali Tribe, lived a very simple life. With only tenancy in an agricultural land to sustain their daily living, she and her husband Rogelio struggled to sustain the education of their three children. Rosemarie’s story is not unique, hers is a story that represents how families, considered as poor, lives on a day-to-day ...

Implications of the Pandemic to Social Welfare Delivery System: The DSWD Experience

Philippine Association of Social Workers Incorporated (PASWI) National Convention Speech by Dir. Gemma B. Gabuya, National Program Manager, Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program November 28, 2020 via Zoom Meeting ----------------------------------------------- Good afternoon to all my fellow social workers! This year’s PASWI convention is one of its kind as we virtually meet altogether in the middle of a pandemic to exchange insights about the social work profession in the Philippines and how it has adapted with the COVID-19 pandemic. Nine (9) months ...

DSWD to assist 4Ps households affected by ST Rolly

Quezon City - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said that the National Project Management Office (NPMO) of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) is ready to assist the beneficiaries of the program who were affected by Super Typhoon Rolly. Over the weekend, Super Typhoon Rolly ravaged through Luzon leaving thousands of families homeless particularly in the regions of Bicol and CALABARZON. This, while the country is recovering from the socio-economic setback brought about by the health crisis, COVID-19 pandemic. The NPMO said that it understands ...

Pursuing opportunities in times of adversity

Quezon City - As her nimble feet gracefully moves with the cadence of the bamboo sticks, 11-year old Christine Arche jives to the rhythm of the Pinikpikan music as she performs a well-timed tribal dance at her abode in Barangay Maliwanag. A barangay in Esperanza, Agusan del Sur, Maliwanag is a haven to the indigenous tribe recognized as one of the largest tribes in the Province, the Banwaon people. The name Banwaon is derived from the word banwa which means “home.” The Pinikpikan dance patronizes and promotes ...