DSWD 7 helps over 13,000 El Nino-stricken farmers and fisherfolks

The Ayuda para sa Kapos Ang Kita Program (AKAP) of DSWD helped 13,010 farmers, fishermen, and families severely affected by the El Nino phenomenon in Central Visayas. Beneficiaries received the aid of PHP 10,000 each during the distribution of the Presidential Assistance for Farmers, Fisherfolks, and Families (PAFFF) that the Office of the President initiated. continue reading : DSWD 7 helps over 13,000 El Nino-stricken farmers and fisherfolks

Over 1,500 individuals receive financial aid during the Bagong Pilipinas serbisyo fair in Cebu

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Central Visayas joined the Bagong Pilipinas Serbisyo Fair in the municipality of Alegria in southern Cebu on June 15, 2024. DSWD and the other participating government agencies joined the caravan organized by the Office of the Presidential Assistant for the Visayas (OPAV) in the town’s sports continue reading : Over 1,500 individuals receive financial aid during the Bagong Pilipinas serbisyo fair in Cebu

DSWD 7 opens satellite office in Cebu City for people in crisis

Secretary Rex Gatchalian recently led the opening of a satellite office for the Crisis Intervention Section in Barangay Labangon, Cebu City, which will accommodate individuals and families availing of assistance through AICS of the Department of Social Welfare and Development. The Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situations is a social protection program to support the continue reading : DSWD 7 opens satellite office in Cebu City for people in crisis

DSWD 7 KALAHI-CIDSS holds Focus Group Discussions for the Closing Terminal Report of NCDDP-AF

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Region 7 through the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) conducted a series of Focus Group Discussions (FGDs) for the closing terminal report of the National Community-Driven Development Project-Additional Financing (NCDDP-AF). The event, which marked the first of many FGDs across different municipalities, continue reading : DSWD 7 KALAHI-CIDSS holds Focus Group Discussions for the Closing Terminal Report of NCDDP-AF

4Ps strengthens partnership with Bohol LGUs

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office 7 recently organized a consultation dialogue with the local government units (LGUs) in Bohol province. The consultation dialogue is part of the continuous coordination of the agency with the LGUs regarding the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) implementation. Bohol Acting Governor Dionisio Victor Balite said continue reading : 4Ps strengthens partnership with Bohol LGUs

CV 4Ps beneficiaries join 4Ps Law 5th anniversary

Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries from Central Visayas joined the 5th-year week-long celebration of Republic Act No. 11310, or the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program Act of 2019, which paved the way for the institutionalization of the 4Ps. During the 4Ps Multi-Stakeholders’ Forum on June 27, 2024, held at the Lucky Chinatown Hotel in Binondo, continue reading : CV 4Ps beneficiaries join 4Ps Law 5th anniversary

Big Dream and Brighter Future: Jenevy’s Expression of Gratitude to the Cash-for-Work (CFW) Program

Barangay Kabutongan, Santander, Cebu – Jenevy C. Burburan’s story stands as a beacon of resilience and hope. At 28 years old and born with congenital dwarfism, Jenevy faces daily challenges but remains undeterred in her quest to contribute to her community and uplift her family from poverty. Despite being a high school graduate, Jenevy’s disability continue reading : Big Dream and Brighter Future: Jenevy’s Expression of Gratitude to the Cash-for-Work (CFW) Program

Empowering Lives: Veronica Juguilon’s Journey through the Cash-for-Work (CFW) Program

In the serene Barangay Looc, Santander, Cebu, Veronica Juguilon’s story is about resilience and leadership. At 56, Veronica, who suffered a spine-deforming injury at age two, stands as a pillar of strength in her community. As the President of the PWD Organization of Barangay Looc, she is dedicated to advocating for persons with disabilities (PWDs), continue reading : Empowering Lives: Veronica Juguilon’s Journey through the Cash-for-Work (CFW) Program

DSWD establishes first RRCY for female CICLs using Cebu province property

The Cebu Provincial Government allowed the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to repurpose their two-story Bahay Pag-asa building into a Regional Rehabilitation Center for Youth (RRCY) for female children in conflict with the law, a first in the country. By signing a deed of usufruct, the Cebu Province allows DSWD to use the continue reading : DSWD establishes first RRCY for female CICLs using Cebu province property

DSWD 7 enters into agreement with Cebu gov’t to help poor PWDs

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office 7—Central Visayas agreed with the Cebu Provincial Government to provide persons with disabilities with financial assistance using quick-response or QR-coded electronic card technology. Through the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situations (AICS) program of DSWD, poor PWDs identified by the Listahanan 3 database and non-4Ps continue reading : DSWD 7 enters into agreement with Cebu gov’t to help poor PWDs