PUV drivers in Central Visayas receive SAP

Around 1,800 public utility vehicle (PUV) drivers endorsed by the Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) in Central Visayas received an emergency subsidy of the Social Amelioration Program from the Department of Social Welfare and Development. These were drivers whose families were eligible based on the guidelines set for the Social Amelioration Program but continue reading : PUV drivers in Central Visayas receive SAP

RD Geamala reminds beneficiaries not to waste government aid

“The money that you would be receiving should not be used for gambling, for drinking, and for smoking because this is for your children,” Rebecca Geamala, regional director for DSWD Field Office VII reminded the beneficiaries during the payout in Tabogon, Cebu last Sunday, August 23, 2020. The town of Tabogon has 1,297 waitlisted beneficiaries continue reading : RD Geamala reminds beneficiaries not to waste government aid

DSWD and PayMaya cater SAP beneficiaries without smartphone

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and PayMaya, a partner financial service provider(FSP), now caters to the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) beneficiaries in Cebu City who do not have smartphones. To aid in the immediate disbursement of the second tranche of SAP, PayMaya has launched a new process that would allow a text continue reading : DSWD and PayMaya cater SAP beneficiaries without smartphone

DSWD to resume Listahanan Household Assessment

Despite the global threat of COVID-19, the National Household Targeting Section (NHTS) of DSWD-7 has resumed the Listahanan household assessment that was temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The Listahanan staff regularly meet online to discuss matters pertaining to the resumption of the Listahanan activities including the strict adherence to the health protocols for continue reading : DSWD to resume Listahanan Household Assessment

DSWD and FSP unite to speed up 2nd tranche of SAP

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in partnership with the Financial Service Providers (FSPs) started paying the second tranche of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) to Local Government Units (LGUs) that have areas which are not categorized as geographically isolated and disadvantaged areas (GIDA). The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP)-regulated financial institutions authorized continue reading : DSWD and FSP unite to speed up 2nd tranche of SAP

DSWD-7 assists Returning Overseas Filipinos and Locally Stranded Individuals

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VII assists returning overseas filipinos (ROFs) and locally stranded individuals (LSIs) who arrived from Metro Manila going back to their respective cities and towns in region 7. This is part of the Hatid Tulong, a transport assistance initiative by different national government agencies like Philippine continue reading : DSWD-7 assists Returning Overseas Filipinos and Locally Stranded Individuals

4Ps beneficiaries volunteer for SAP

Three Pantawid beneficiaries in Mandaue City believed that volunteerism shall help lessen suffering and hasten recovery of people affected during difficult times. Christian Maluya, one of the Modified Conditional Cash Transfer – Homeless Street Families (MCCT-HST) monitored children from barangay Labogon, volunteered in their barangay in the implementation of the Social Amelioration Program. In his continue reading : 4Ps beneficiaries volunteer for SAP