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Panglao bags model LGU Implementing Kalahi-CIDSS award


The Municipality of Panglao bagged the National Gapas Award 2018 as the Best LGU Implementing Kalahi-CIDSS, the award was received by Honorable Mayor Leonila P. Montero received the award on February 15, 2019 at the Land Bank of the Philippines Manila during the DSWD Panata Ko sa Bayan Awards Ceremony.

Honorable Leonila P. Montero, Mayor of the Local Government Unit of Panglao, Bohol, receives the 2019 PaNata Ko Sa Bayan Awards under the sub-category GAPAS Award: Model LGU Implementing Kalahi-CIDSS.

One of the many points why LGU Panglao got the award is their drive to give a true service to its constituents. The Municipality of Panglao consistently provides support to the identified needs of the barangays especially those who are not funded under Kalahi-CIDSS.  In the implementation of the Kalahi-CIDSS Program in the municipality, the Local Government Unit of Panglao has been improving its performance in every cycle especially in terms of the sub-project implementation. Not once has it gone beyond 180 days’ limit of completing the sub-project.

The LGU is also good in managing resources, from a total of Php 34,858,600.00 of Kalahi grants and local counterpart in 3 cycles they were able to utilize Php 34,633,111.14 or 99.35% of funds received and used up 30% or Php 9,943,046.65 of its total funding as payment for laborers working on its sub-project.

The Municipality of Panglao has been consistent in keeping its place at the top. In 2018 it also won 3 awards during the program yearly LGU Assessment and Awarding. It bagged the Best in Geo-Database Management, Database Management and Grievance Management awards.

The Gawad Paglilingkod Sambayanan or Gapas award is a sub-category of the Panata Ko sa Bayan Awards, this is given to the partners for their invaluable support to the department and to the program. This award is presented to the stakeholders and employees who have contributed to the empowering of communities and individuals in every DSWD Anniversary since 2010. ###

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Community folks accept the biggest reward of their hardwork


The Community folks of Purok 1 Barangay San Jose, Siaton, Negros Oriental accepted the newly finished footbridge which connects communities from mainland to an islet where most of the fisherfolks of Barangay San Jose live.

The footbridge built by the community volunteers in Brgy. San Jose, Siaton, Negros Oriental connects communities from mainland to an islet where most fisherfolks reside.

The dream of giving their children and the community a safe passage has finally come true, as community folks witness the blessing and turn-over of the footbridge, a sub-project of DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS. The community volunteers could not contain their smiles as they pose for posterity on their biggest achievement in the community, the 38 meters footbridge in Purok 1 San Jose, Siaton, Negros Oriental.

The Kalahi CIDSS grant costs up to Php 3,441.850.00 and the Municipal Local Government Unit of Siaton and Barangay San Jose also shelled out Php 129,150.00 as their local cash counterpart (LCC) for the sub-project to be implemented.

The footbridge is the manifestation of hardwork, dedication and passion of the community volunteers who have made this dream a reality. The community witnessed how the project change their lives, and how it helps the community to be united and participative. ###

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Kalahi-CIDSS molds people in the community to be a good public servant


Ang problema adunay utlanan ug kasulbaran kini ang gidala sa DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS sama sa usa kaadlaw nga naghatag ug paglaum ug kahayag sa katawhan taliwala sa mga problema sa komunidad (Every problem has a solution. This is what the DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS brought to our country. It is like the sun that brings light and hope to the community people amid the problems they encountered),” said Lucil Denampo, Barangay Sub-Project Management Committee (BSPMC) Chairperson of Barangay Jumangpas, Municipality of Samboan. She shared her views of the program during the Regional Community Volunteers Congress of the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) held at Golden Prince Hotel.

Lucil Denampo, Barangay Sub-Project Management Committee (BSPMC) Chairperson, of Barangay Umampas, Municipality of Samboan attends the Regional Community Volunteers Congress of the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS).

The CV Congress is an event where all the community volunteers of the entire region get the chance to meet and also share their views and experiences as volunteers of DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS. Its main objective is to measure the degree or level in terms of empowerment and also to showcase their gains from the program.

Lucil added that if she did not become a community volunteer of DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS, she would have not experienced attending this kind of event where they will meet their fellow CVs from other municipalities.

According to her, she also gained a lot of confidence through the Kalahi-CIDSS trainings she attended. As a housewife she was not exposed to speaking in public and sharing her views to different people. In the sub-project implementation, she never thought she will be able to handle different personalities and attitudes. She thanked the program for letting her discover her potentials.

The Kalahi-CIDSS is one of the main core programs of DSWD. Its main objective is to give ordinary citizens the power to stand up, to voice out their opinions and to actively participates in the decision making of the development of their potentials in serving public through volunteerism.

Since the program started in 2014 there have been a lot of community volunteers who already engaged in the political affairs of the communities. Some of them have been elected as barangay officials because the people have seen their community involvement and their potential to be a good public servant. ###

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DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS Turns over Solar Lamp Posts and Concrete Access Road to 5 Barangays in Tabogon, Cebu


The Department of Social Welfare and Development Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS) in Central Visayas region recently turned over Php 9.02 million worth of sub-projects for the 5 barangays in Tabogon, Cebu.

Community volunteers line up for the ribbon cutting.

These sub-projects include the 200 Solar Lamp Posts in Barangays Labangon, Somosa, Manlagtang and Camoboan; 450-meter concrete access road in Barangay San Isidro.

The program’s main objective is to empower ordinary people in the community to improve local governance and to slowly alleviate the community from poverty. The community volunteers and the community residents identified their needs, decided what project to undertake to answer their needs and manage the funds given to them. They also carried out the implementation of the sub-projects.

Blessing of the 450-meter concrete access road of Barangay San Isidro, Tabogon, Cebu.

For the communities, the sub-projects are the memorabilia of the program that has helped them learn the importance of working together. It serve as concrete proofs of empowered communities. ###

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Level 2 Solar Powered Water System alang sa Tagmanocan gikan sa DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS


Ang tubig maoy labing unang panginahanglanon sa tawo. Ang mga community volunteers sa DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS sa Barangay Tagmanocan sa Lungsod sa Lazi, nakita nga mao kini ang numero unong panginahanglanon sa ilang barangay.

Malipayong misawd sa tubig ang usa ka residente human sa inugrasyon, inubanan ni Mayor James Monte, Vice Mayor Earl Aljas, MPDC Joannes Paulus V. Jumadla ug DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS Technical Facilitator Patrick Marchan.

Mao nga ilang gipanghingusgan nga makuha nila ang simpatiya sa uban barangay nga mahatagan sila sa pundo atol sa Municipal Inter-Barangay Forum, usa sa proseso sa DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS diin gihatagan ug higayon ang mga ordinaryong tawo nga mo desisyon sa pag hatag og gibug-aton kung unsa nga mga sub-projects ang angayan nga mapunduhan aron ma implementar ang gi-tanyag nga proyekto sa matag barangay.

Ang water system mikabat sa Php 779,994.00 nga gipangunayan ug trabaho sa mga community volunteers sa maong barangay.

Moabot sa 194 ka mga balay ang direktang maka benepisyo sa bag-ong human nga water system.

Lisod ug layo kaayu ang kuha-anan sa ilang tubig, matud pa ni Elpidia Villaruz, 82 anyos, nga nihit gyud ang tubig kay layo kaayu ug gamay ra ang ilang madala kada sag-ob “Sauna gamay ra gyud ang among madala kay lisod ang dan nga agian paingon sa tinubdan mao magka usik-usik gyud inig bitbit”, dugang ni Manang Elpidia.

Atol sa inagurasyon sa Level 2 Solar Powered Water System, malipayon ug gihinangop kini sa mga residente nga tungod sa ilang pagkugi naa na gyud sa ilang tugkaran ang tubig og dili na sila mag nihit pa sa gamit niini. ###

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Solar Powered Water System and 67 Individual Comfort Rooms an answer to a ZOD in Upper Cabangcalan, Lazi, Siquijor


A total of Php 1,941,474.00 worth of DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS sub-projects in Barangay Upper Cabangcalan, Lazi, Siquijor have benefited its people.  These are the Solar-Powered Water System and the 67 Individual Comfort Rooms.

Mayor James Monte and Vice-Mayor Earl Aljas together with the DOH representatives, Municipal Area Coordinating Team and the Community Volunteers pose in front of one of the comfort rooms after the inauguration.

The newly turned-over 67 Individual Comfort Rooms cost Php 816,000.00 and the Solar-Powered Water System cost Php 1,125,474.00 that benefitted 107 households not to mention the neighboring barangays who also fetch water in Upper Cabangcalan.

The Municipal Mayor of Lazi, James Monte, hoped that these sub-projects of DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS may lead to a Zero Open Defecation (ZOD) in the barangay, for them to retain its title as Siquijor’s Cleanest and Greenest Municipality. Lazi town bagged the said award on September 27, 2017.

Malipayon kayo kami tungod sa gihatag nga pundo sa DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS, aduna nay tubig ug pansayan. Nanghinaut kami nga sa sunod validation mahimo na kaming ZOD (I am very happy of the funds from DSWD Kalahi-CDSS, we already have water and comfort rooms for those who have none.  I hope that on the next validation, the barangay will be declared ZOD),” expressed Gemma Lumingkit, Municipal Health Midwife. ###

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3,251 ka proyekto ang nahuman sa DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS


Sud sa 60 ka tuig nga naningkamot ang DSWD nga mahimong kaabag sa mga kabus sa pagkab-ot sa hapsay ug malinawon nga pagpuyo. Padayon kini sa paghatud sa paspas ug maamumahong serbisyo ug programa sa mga pamilya ug sa komunidad sama sa DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS.

Community Volunteers hold a meeting in front of the newly painted Barangay Health Station of Bonga, Maria, Siquijor.

Ang DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS nga nagpasiugda sa Community Driven-Development (CDD) nagmalampuson tungod sa mga katawhan nga nagtambayayong sa pag lihok alang sa kalambuan sa ilang komunidad.

Nikabat sa   Php 4,542,180,746.90 ang nabubu nga pundo sa DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS alang sa mga proyekto niini sa 3 ka cycles.

Kini nga kantidad nipundo sa 3,251 ka mga community sub-projects sa 91 ka munisipyo sa probinsya sa upat ka probinsya sa Rehiyon VII.

Ang mga proyekto naglakip sa karsada, daycare center, water system, multi-purpose building, health station, flood control, footbridges ug uban pa. ###

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Access Road: A dream come true


It was a dream come true to the residents of Brgy. Anopog to see the 400 meters concrete access road inaugurated.

Dako kaayo among kalipay nga nahuman gyud ang karsada diri, kay sa una lisod gyud kaming mga ginikanan mag baba sad mi, ilabi na mga kinder pa, dili makasugakod og labang sa lapukon ug guba ngadalan (We are happy that this concrete road is finished. Before it was so difficult for parents to bring their children to school because they would have to carry the children especially those in kindergarten,” shared Cirila Benigay a resident of Barangay Anopog and a Pantawid beneficiary.

Residents of Brgy. Anopog along with the teachers and students parade their way as the priest blessed the 400 meters’ access road.

The town of Pinamungajan is one of the several towns affected by Typhoon Auring that hit the country on January 8, 2017. The town of Pinamungajan was severely flooded and its barangay roads were destroyed including barangay Anopog, where access road to school was destroyed and buried in knee-deep mud and flood waters.

“This concrete road makes a difference in the life of 680 students in our school. It brings positive effect on them. They are now motivated to attend classes despite heavy downpour because they no longer wade on muddy road. I am hopeful that there would be an increase on attendance rate of students especially the 156 Pantawid beneficiaries, which would eventually increase their education compliance rate,” said Mr. Vianney Abellanosa, school principal.

He said that since the road is now elevated and concreted, the parents and the 25 teaching staff of the school are already assured of the safety of the students.

Meanwhile, Abellanosa also expressed with gratitude for this life-changing experience he and his teachers and students have in working with Kalahi-CIDSS.

The students and teachers of Anopog Elementary School helped the community volunteers to gain votes during the Municipal Inter-Barangay Forum (MIBF). They presented photos of teachers and students carefully and patiently walking their way through muddy paths. Their vivid presentation convinced the MIBF participants to vote for them and indeed, Barangay Anopog got the 1st place in the prioritization list.

The completion of the 400-meter access road brings joy and hope not only to the students and teachers but also to the residents living in nearby sitios.

The Php 2.6 million access road has benefited 830 households and has made their dream come true. ###

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