DSWD-7 administers DAFAC to Typhoon Odette affected families

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office VII (DSWD-7) currently provided technical assistance on the local government units’ administration of the Disaster Assistance Family Access Card (DAFAC) for the affected families of Typhoon Odette that hit the Central Visayas on 16 December 2022. The DAFAC is a monitoring tool of assistance provided to continue reading : DSWD-7 administers DAFAC to Typhoon Odette affected families

LAG beneficiary donates goods she saved from her damaged sari-sari store

“Ang bagyong Odette dako kaayo og damage nako, ang tindahan nako nga nahimo tungod sa SLP, nahanaw tungod sa bagyong Odette (Typhoon Odette did a lot of damage to me. The sari-sari store I established through SLP vanished because of Typhoon Odette),” narrates Maria Francita R. Vistal, as she emotionally recounts after seeing the typhoon’s continue reading : LAG beneficiary donates goods she saved from her damaged sari-sari store

KALAHI-CIDSS roads to boost Argao’s tourism

Argao received two access roads from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VII through its poverty-alleviation program in an attempt to boost the tourism sector of the town. Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) saw the need to support the town’s development by means of continue reading : KALAHI-CIDSS roads to boost Argao’s tourism

KALAHI-CIDSS isolation facility aids Medellin recovery efforts

While there is a dip in COVID-19 cases, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Region 7 remains steadfast in providing post-recovery assistance to partner municipalities like Medellin in Cebu. The agency delivered the 7-bed capacity isolation facility of the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) to the continue reading : KALAHI-CIDSS isolation facility aids Medellin recovery efforts

Pagtinabangay, a living proof of the Bayanihan spirit

Bayanihan is a term widely known for Filipinos’ genuine spirit of communal unity and cooperation, which calls on helping others without expecting anything in return. This spirit is seen after Typhoon Odette ravaged thousands of houses in Cebu, Bohol, and some parts of Negros Oriental, leaving families desperate for help. In Cebuano, the word Bayanihan is continue reading : Pagtinabangay, a living proof of the Bayanihan spirit

PRRD leads AICS, Family Food Packs distribution in Negros Oriental

“Kanang kwarta para sa pamilya, para sa bata,” this is one of the many reminders President Rodrigo Roa Duterte said in his speech at the Poblacion Evacuation Center in Bais City and New Market in Manjuyod, Negros Oriental, on December 29, 2021. With the President are DSWD Secretary Rolando Joselito Bautista, Assistant Secretary for Disaster continue reading : PRRD leads AICS, Family Food Packs distribution in Negros Oriental

BP2P beneficiary receives livelihood settlement grant from SLP

“Dako kaayo kog pasalamat sa Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa kay gihatagan ko ug ang akong pamilya og bag-ong paglaum para mabuhi taliwala sa pandemya nga among nasinati (I am so thankful to Balik Probinsya Bagong Pag-asa for giving me and my family a hope to survive the pandemic we have experienced),” says Juanita Mangubat, from continue reading : BP2P beneficiary receives livelihood settlement grant from SLP

KALAHI-CIDSS reports ‘on-time’ completion of KKB projects

Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development reports ‘on-time’ completion for projects implemented under the Kapangyarihan at Kaunlaran sa Barangay (KBB) funding, ahead of timeline. KKB focuses on supporting livelihood-related priorities allowing households to generate and diversify their income, especially in times of continue reading : KALAHI-CIDSS reports ‘on-time’ completion of KKB projects