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ODA Assessment in Progress

09 October 2017

The National Household Targeting Unit (NHTU) through its Regional Field Coordinator-9 (RFC), Michael D.S. Mustafa confirmed that the current On-demand Application (ODA) in Isabela City has already assessed 610 households as of September 29. “Out of 1,645, our field staff has already evaluated 610 households. In fact, 403 household assessment forms were already forwarded to […]

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DSWD IX clarifies unliquidated funds of Zamboanga City on Supplementary Feeding

04 October 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office IX clarifies inclusion of the Zamboanga City in the “Shame list” of those Local Government Units who have failed to liquidate the funds for Supplementary Program implementation. In the circulating articles online, Zamboanga City was included in the Top 10 LGUs who failed to liquidate the […]

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DSWD RELEASED 1.2B FUND TO 4PS BENEFICIARIES

29 September 2017

After the 4-month delay in pay-out to the Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program beneficiaries in Region IX, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) have already disbursed a total amount of 1.2 billion pesos allocated for the 4 months compliance to the program’s conditionalities. The said grant benefited more than 200,000 compliant Pantawid households across […]

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Sama-Bajaus benefit from Livelihood Farm Input

07 September 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development(DSWD) 9 in partnership with Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources (BFAR) and the Local Government Unit (LGU) of Zamboanga City turned-over inputs for seaweed farming to Sama Bajau beneficiaries in Sitio Bactus, Brgy. Talabaan, Zamboanga City.   Out of the forty (40) beneficiaries belonging to the 1st batch, […]

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4Ps TO CONDUCT PAY-OUT STARTING AUGUST

23 August 2017

After 4 months delay in pay-out to the Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program beneficiaries, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will conduct a series of disbursement activities in Zamboanga Peninsula. The pay-out is set to be conducted from August 29 until September 22 this year. This will cover periods 1 and 2 or 4 […]

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DSWD promotes Listahanan 2 database to social protection stakeholders

22 August 2017

Zamboanga City- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) officially presented the guidelines on the utilization of the Listahanan 2 database during the regional awarding of the 2017 Seal of Child-friendly Local Governance on August 16, 2017 at Grand Astoria Hotel. “We are now inviting the Local Government Units (LGUs), National Government Agencies (NGAs), […]

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When Love Defies Sickness

14 August 2017

“In sickness and in health… ‘Till death do us part.” Gemma and Ereneo Laquio can never forget this wedding vow that they have uttered to each other 32 years ago. In a little sitio in Patalon, Zamboanga City called Miluao, love flourished between two individuals like seeds of plants in an abundant land. In today’s […]

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DSWD warns 4Ps beneficiaries of Fake Rice

03 August 2017

An isolated incident was reported to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on the distribution of fake rice in Bantayan Island, Cebu last month. According to the report, six (6) 4Ps beneficiaries who received the fake rice felt ill after consuming the goods allegedly distributed through the program after a scheduled pay-out. Because […]

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“My Almost Dream”

03 August 2017

“Bata palang ko, gusto na nako magtrabaho sa hotel. Poreso gusto nako magtake og HRM.” Said Genefer. The eldest sibling in the family, Genefer G. Parsaban, 19 grew up in Tugbungan, Zamboanga City. Genefer’s mother, Nelsin G. Parsaban, 45 is a bonafide resident of Brgy Limonan, San Miguel, Zamboanga del Sur who transferred to Zamboanga […]

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Struggle for Success

31 July 2017

Hamida Ordonez, 43 started her life in Kabasalan, Zamboanga Sibugay Province. When she was younger, her family moved to Isabela City since her father worked as a logging driver. Hamida married Sanny, 46 and recounted the days when their life was too difficult to bear. Their humble dwelling is made of make shift hut, in […]

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4PS WILL NOT END IN 2019

31 July 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) clarifies issues on the discontinuation of the Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program saying that the country’s conditional cash transfer program will not end in 2019. The statement has been issued after rumors circulated nationwide that many beneficiaries will be delisted from the program and that it will end […]

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A Kalahi Volunteer makes a Healthy Community

31 July 2017

Unlike those people who live in the urban areas where there are abundant of opportunities and unlimited access to basic social services, people who are in far flung areas like the barrios, sitios and in the provinces struggles to even reach one. In a busy city atmosphere where most people tend to neglect the importance […]

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30 July 2017

“I think what I represent is achieving what you want in life. It’s a matter of your attitude. Some people have a negative attitude, and that’s their disability,” said Marla Runyan, a world-class runner who is legally blind. The Para Games 2017, touted to be first of its kind in the city, was the highlight […]

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4Ps Huwarang Pamilya, Exemplary Child 2017 in ZamPen named

18 July 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office IX recently concluded the regional search for Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya and the Exemplary Child 2017 on July 4, 2017 at the KCC Mall de Zamboanga. Laquio family from Barangay Patalon, Zamboanga City hailed victorious as the region’s Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya while a child from Pitogo, […]

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Oh My, Humay! (A Pantawid PaMEALya Story)

18 July 2017

Nothing is more precious than seeing the delightedly bright smiles in the faces of your loved ones. To know that the people you cherish are happy is the sweetest thing of all. That is how Evanjelyn feels whenever she sees her children as they share a meal as one happy family. But her happiness sometimes […]

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DSWD holds 1st Semester RGA, SWD forum in Dapitan

22 June 2017

Some one hundred fifty employees of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office IX attended the 1st Semester Regional General Assembly at Dakak Beach Resort, Dapitan City, Zamboanga Del Norte on June 6-8, 2017. DSWD Regional Director Atty. Araceli F. Solamillo inspired all participants during her opening speech expressing her gratitude for coming […]

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DSWD inaugurates SWADT building in Dipolog City

22 June 2017

“Finally, it is a dream come true” expressed Ms.Eva Avila, Social Welfare and Development team leader during the inauguration and thanksgiving ceremony of the newly constructed two-storey building held on June 10, 2017 at Sta. Isabel, Dipolog City. DSWD Regional Director Atty. Araceli Solamillo led the formal ribbon-cutting ceremony together with Assistant Regional Director Consejo […]

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Filipino Centenarians in ZamPen receive cash incentives from DSWD

22 June 2017

To honour Filipinos who have reached the age of 100 years old, DSWD Field Office IX has granted the cash incentive amounting to 100,000 to the twelve living centenarians in Region IX. Social Pension Focal Person, Gloria Patayan in the presence of MSWDOs, led the pay-out last May 2017 to those centenarians validated in the […]

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PAMANA-SLP implementers gathered for Women Economic Empowerment, Peace Development Forum

21 June 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development-Field Office IX  hosted and convened various PAMANA-SLP implementers for a 3-day Forum on Women Economic Empowerment, Peace and Development in Mindanao held at Dakak Park and Beach Resort, Dapitan, Zamboanga del Norte on June 14-16, 2017.   The said activity is a peace and livelihood forum among SLP-PAMANA’s […]

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Malangas enters LGU-Led KC-NCDDP

15 June 2017

The Municipality of Malangas under the leadership of Honorable Mayor Marcelo M. Baquial Jr. recently launched the LGU-Led KC-NCDDP on July 13, 2017, making it the 12th partner-municipality to enter into MOA with the department after completed 3 cycles with Kalahi-CIDSS from 2012. Witnessing the event are Municipal and Barangay Officials and Sangguniang Bayang Members […]

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Seas the Change

02 June 2017

True to its promise, the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Region IX immensely embraced the core values of Maagap at Mapagkalingang Serbisyo through provision of extensive community based services to the poor Sama Bajau communities in Zamboanga City. Amid vulnerabilities for not having formal education and feeling of being underprivileged citizens in the […]

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Rebokon’s Gain

01 June 2017

Annabelle C. Neri, 43, and Lorena A. Codilla, 40, are among the members of “Rewasa” which stands for Rebokon Water-System Association, a group that manages water-system project they had as volunteers of Kalahi in Dumalinao, Zamboanga del Sur. When asked about what and how much they know of DSWD services then, they all gave the […]

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Pantawid IP beneficiaries finish skills training in Zambo

31 May 2017

To empower the indigent indigenous peoples in Zamboanga City covered by Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT) under Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) facilitated a 15-day skills training. A total of 784 beneficiaries have received their certificates of completion and starter kits for various courses enrolled such as Domestic […]

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Bajau children undergo summer lessons with Pantawid Parent-Tutors

29 May 2017

Seven Bajau children undergo summer classes handled by the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program Parent Leaders who act as tutors in Maasin Learning Center, Zamboanga City. The program opened an opportunity to capacitate Pantawid Parent Leaders in the literacy initiatives of the school for the entire duration of summer and even during regular school days. The […]

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Sunog’s Dream

05 May 2017

“Gusto ko talaga tong Electrical Installation and Maintenance course, kaning opportunity duol pod sa among barangay. Dili ingon nga mag transportation pa ka. Nindot kaayo.” Said Hipolito F. Caballero, Jr during an interview after he confidently marched on his graduation ceremony last April 6, 2017 in Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur. Hipolito is one of […]

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Titay successfully launched KC-NCDDP

30 April 2017

The wait is finally over for a Municipality that the department has longed to be part and now we welcome anew the Municipality of Titay, Province of Sibugay as they has just launched Kapit-bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services National Community-Driven Development Program (Kalahi-CIDSS-NCDDP) last March 28, 2017. Kalahi-CIDSS […]

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DSWD accepts 88 youth interns for 30-day Government Internship Program

30 April 2017

Eighty eight students availed the Government Internship Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Field Office IX this summer. The students who were deployed in various units, centers and SWADTs of the agency officially started on April 26, 2017. They shall observe the eight regular working hours per day and shall render […]

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5 out of 96 Pantawid Pamilya WMSU scholars graduate Cum Laude

28 April 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) proudly announces the graduation of 96 Expanded Students’ Grant in Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGPPA) grantees enrolled in Western Mindanao State University (WMSU) for the current school year. Four of which are graduating with flying colors for being Cum Laude and one as a Magna Cum […]

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94 Newly Hired PDOs of DSWD-SLP all set for Deployment

28 April 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office IX recently hired ninety four (94) Project Development Officers (PDOs) as additional workforce under Sustainable Livelihood Program and now all set for deployment on field after attending the 2-day Basic Orientation Seminar at La Viña Hotel, Zamboanga City on April 25-26, 2017.   The additional workers […]

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DSWD urges LGUs to utilize poor households’ database

10 April 2017

As the lead agency that promotes and protects the welfare of the poor, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) encourages the Local Government Units (LGUs) in Zamboanga Peninsula to utilize the former’s database of poor households produced by the Listahanan, an information management system that determines who and where the poor are in […]

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SLP Beneficiaries Receives their National Certificate II on Masonry, Housekeeping

05 April 2017

179 beneficiaries of Department of Social Welfare and Development from the Municipality of Katipunan graduated from a technical vocational skills training course, implemented by the Sustainable Livelihood Program in partnership with Our Lady of Triumph Institute of Technology (OLT) based in Ozamis City. The graduates who are in-house students have completed National Certificate II (NC […]

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DSWD to launch Bio-Intensive Gardening

21 March 2017

In order to maintain and promote the health condition of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiaries, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has introduced Bio-Intensive Gardening (BIG) as a means to secure food for the Pantawid families and address concerns in nutrition particularly for children. The project ensures that nutritional food such as […]

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DSWD augments cash grant with Rice Subsidy

16 March 2017

In response to the directive of the President, Rodrigo Roa Duterte, to strengthen the country’s conditional cash transfer program, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) shall be providing rice subsidy to the beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program. The rice subsidy shall be given to Pantawid beneficiaries in the form of cash […]

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DSWD Sec. Taguiwalo dialogues with repatriates in Zamboanga City

15 March 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo visited Zamboanga City during the weekend to primarily assess and check the operations of the various centers under Region IX. During her visit, she had the chance to dialogue with the remaining 227 repatriates out of 430 who arrived from Malaysia last March 1, […]

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DSWD-SLP Skills Training Graduation in Gutalac, Zamboanga del Norte

06 March 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development – Sustainable Livelihood Program in partnership with TESDA, and Maychengchang Technical School, Inc. culminated its skills training program today with a Graduation Ceremony in Gutalac, Zamboanga del Norte. 145 program participants received their certificate of completion under Driving and Motorcycle/ Small Engine Servicing National Certificate II. The said […]

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DSWD kicks off Women’s Month Celebration with Boses

03 March 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office IX hosted a special screening of “Boses”, an advocacy film produced by Erasto Films as a kick-off event to the 2017 National Women’s Month Celebration which is celebrated annually every March. The film shows a moving story of a boy who went through excruciating violence in […]

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Kalahi CIDSS-NCDDP Staff undertakes CBDRRM Training

28 February 2017

In response to the regular occurrences of both the natural and human-induced calamities, the Department of Social Welfare and Development in partnership with the Office of the Civil Defense Region IX conducted an intensive Community-Based Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Training to Kalahi CIDSS-NCDDP Area Coordinators and RPMO Staff on February 20-24, 2017 at Dipolog, […]

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Zambo del Sur farmer bags Modelong Ama title

21 February 2017

A 54-year old farmer from Ramon Magsaysay, Zamboanga del Sur was recently named as region IX’s Modelong Ama ng Pantawid Pamilya 2017. Modelong Ama is an initiative of the Department of Social Welfare and Development under its cash-conditional transfer program, the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program. Dario Aligaya, father of 4, bested three other contenders/representatives from […]

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DSWD-SLP Skills Training Graduation in Molave

17 February 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development-Region IX in partnership with TESDA, and Molave Agri-Industrial Technology Inc. culminated its skills training program today with a Graduation Ceremony in MRPS Molave, Zamboanga del Sur.   288 Sustainable Livelihood Program participants received their certificate of completion today under Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Bread and Pastry Production, and […]

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DOLE turns-over 300k worth livelihood assistance to PWDs

03 February 2017

The Department of Labor and Employment officially turned-over on Febuary 2, 2017 the 300 thousand worth of Canteen Establishment cum Bread and Pastry Livelihood Assistance to the Area Vocational Rehabilitation Center-III of Department of Social Welfare and Development- Field Office IX. The said project will be managed and benefited by 40 PWD members of the […]

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DSWD readies Adoption Consciousness week activities

03 February 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office IX has prepared series of activities that will highlight the Adoption Consciousness Celebration this Month. The celebration that will run from February 11-19, 2017 is anchored on this year’s theme:” Pagmamahal Palaganapin, Legal na Pag-ampon ating gawin. “ DSWD Regional Director Atty. Araceli F. Solamillo urged […]

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DSWD, Metrobank tie partnership to help poor

27 January 2017

The partnership between the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and Metrobank continues in this year’s collaboration project dubbed as “Bag of Blessing (BoB)” in line with the celebration of the Chinese New Year. The project is funded by the GT Foundation, a foundation established by business tycoon George Ty, owner of Metrobank, to […]

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DSWD kicks-off 66th Anniversary Sportsfest

26 January 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development through the General Administration and Support Services Division (GASSD) and Policy and Plans Division (PPD) hosted the week-long Sportsfest in celebration of the department’s  66th Anniversary with theme “Sama-samang paglilingkod na may malasakit” from January 23-26, 2017 at Tebi and Sean Recreational Center. The festivity kicks-off with a […]

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DSWD-9 Anniversary Tiangge opens to Public

20 January 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development officially opened the “DSWD Tiangge” on January 17, 2017 at DSWD Field Office  IX grounds in celebration of its 66th year anniversary. Various food and non-food products from Sustainable Livelihood Program and Area Vocational and Rehabilitation Center’s Sheltered Workshop are featured in the said Tiangge.   A garage […]

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DSWD provides wellness activities for employees

13 January 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development through the Protective Services Unit hosted week-long wellness activities for its employees as part of the 66th year anniversary celebration from January 10-13, 2016 at DSWD Conference Room. DSWD Regional Director, Atty. Araceli Solamillo said that these activities will help the employees assess and check their conditions through […]

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DSWD marks 66 years of ‘Maagap at Mapagkalingang Serbisyo’

10 January 2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is celebrating its 66th year anniversary this January. The beginning of a new year brings in a replenished driving-force for the entire department and its workforce to work harder, reach farther and continue upholding its legacy that started sixty six years back. Founded on 1951, the commemoration […]

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THE CLEVER SON OF THE SOUTH

21 December 2016

Dipolog City as third class city is surrounded by rolling hills to the southeast and Sulu Sea to the North. Known as the Orchid City, It has been a two-time Presidential Awardee for Child Friendly Municipalities and Cities (PACFMC) following the conferment on the “Seal of Child-Friendly Local Governance” by Council for the Welfare of […]

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DSWD concludes children’s month celebration

01 December 2016

The Department of Social Welfare and Development field office IX, as the lead agency that protects the welfare of the children, celebrated the culminating activity of the children’s month with an advocacy campaign. Prior to the culmination of the celebration, several activities were initiated by the department to advocate the protection of the rights and […]

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Worth the Chase

30 November 2016

In barangay Guilawa, Malangas, Zamboanga Sibugay Province, a small family struggles to get through every day. Maribel Emia Abanggan and her husband, Andrewnilo, try to exhaust every possible means to provide for their family, especially for their two children. Andrewnilo works for a copra farm, while Maribel stays at home to care for their children. […]

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DOH confers RED ORCHID Award to DSWD-IX

11 November 2016

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office IX was recognized by the Department of Health as a “RED ORCHID Awardee” for having garnered a total score of 102.13% based on the set of criteria for implementing a 100% Tobacco-Free Environment and following the World Health Organization’s “MPOWER” Framework. The DOH Red Orchid Awards […]

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SLP Participants undergo National Certificate-II Training

26 October 2016

The Department of Social Welfare and Development- Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) is currently conducting skills trainings on Electrical Installation (EI) NC-II, Motorcycle/Small Engine Servicing (M/SES) NC-II and Food Processing (FP) NC-II. The said trainings aim to enhance the ability of SLP participants for higher productivity and profitability. In partnership with Technical Vocational Institute, 1 and […]

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DSWD 9 acquaints elderly on disaster preparedness

06 October 2016

Senior citizens are more likely to be adversely affected during calamities as they account for more than double of the mortality rates during emergencies. This was one of the things that the Department of Science and Technology Resource Persons emphasized during the forum on disaster preparedness yesterday. The said forum tackled on disaster preparedness for […]

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A Promising Tomorrow

22 September 2016

Alvin Patano was born to a very simple family. Alvin is 37 years old and her husband Arnel is 39. They have 3 children, Arnel Jr. (13 years old), Vinrachi (9 years old), and Shadee Drex (7 years old). Life for the family was not easy, Alvin was unemployed and dedicated herself to taking care […]

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Sec. Taguiwalo witnesses completion of skills training of Zambo siege survivors

21 September 2016

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy M. Taguiwalo personally congratulated the 320 internally displaced persons (IDPs) from Zamboanga City who completed their technical skills training program yesterday which was initiated and funded by the DSWD Regional Office IX in partnership with the Zamboanga City local government, the Technical Education and Skills Development […]

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DSWD 9 extends aid to wounded troops in Sulu, Basilan clash

19 September 2016

The Department of Social Welfare and Development has started extending assistance to wounded soldiers in the military operations that are being conducted in some parts of Sulu and Basilan against the Abu Sayyaf Group. Through the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) program, the department has been able to provide financial, medical and burial […]

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DSWD IX sends assistance to families affected in Sulu

06 September 2016

DSWD sent five thousand (5000) family food packs to families in Patikul and Maimbung, Sulu last night. This is to aid the 2,329 affected families who fled their homes due to the on-going military operations in the province. The said assistance worth Php1,800,000.00 was as per request made by the provincial government of Sulu through […]

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DSWD IX starts enrolment of orphans for Philhealth coverage

30 August 2016

Following the MOA signing conducted in the first quarter of the year and in adherence to the Republic Act 10606 or the National Health Insurance Act, the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office IX has started the enrolment of orphaned children who are under its custody. A list containing two hundred ten (210) […]

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DSWD-9 supports insurance coverage for indigent families

24 August 2016

The Department of Social Welfare and Development backs health insurance coverage of identified poor families in the region who are enrolled in PhilHealth insurance program. This is in line with the convergence strategy of the department with its partner-stakeholders to bring together social protection interventions to intensify the poverty-reduction programs of the government. The subsidy […]

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PHOTO RELEASE: SLP Payout for IDPs

24 August 2016

The Department of Social Welfare and Development – Sustainable Livelihood Program, conducted its last pay out for the last batch of Internally Displaced Persons affected by siege last 2013, who were trained for Employment Facilitation last August 23, 2016. Beneficiaries from different canning plants gathered at Century Pacific Plant to claim their Transportation Allowance amounting […]

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Kalahi-CIDSS to put up School for Lumads

22 August 2016

In partnership with the Department of Education (DepEd) and National Commission for Indigenous Peoples (NCIP), Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) will spearhead the Establishment of New Public Schools for Indigenous Peoples in Mindanao by September, 2016. The School for Lumads […]

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Solve the problem of landlessness in the provinces so Filipinos won’t migrate to the cities to look for Jobs

17 August 2016

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy Taguiwalo today issued a comment regarding the recent  editorial of the People’s Journal (dated August 14, 2016, titled  “A Bottomless Pit) criticizing the program began by the previous administration called the Informal Settler Families (ISF) Program or “Oplan Likas” or Lumikas para Iwas Kalamidad at Sakit. […]

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DSWD reminds TV programs to be mindful of children’s rights

17 August 2016

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Judy Taguiwalo reminded all television and radio stations to be mindful of children’s rights when casting them in any kind of program or when putting them in situations that make them vulnerable. This is in reaction to the current issue involving Badjao teenager who felt ridiculed by […]

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71 Zambo IDPs complete skills training, set to work for a big firm

11 July 2016

“Nagsara man ang pinto ng oportunidad para sa amin nang magkaroon ng giyera sa Zamboanga, nagbukas naman ang isang mas magandang oportunidad para sa amin nang mabigyan kami ng pagkakataon na pag-aralin ng DSWD at CSWDO.” said Alseyd Jauhari, one of the IDPs who graduated from OLT Institute on Monday. Alseyd, a resident of Mariki, […]

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PHOTO CAPTION: An IDP from Mariki completes training on carpentry & masonry

11 July 2016

“Nagsara man ang pinto ng oportunidad para sa amin nang magkaroon ng giyera sa Zamboanga, nagbukas naman ang isang mas maganda oportunidad para sa amin nang mabigyan kami ng pagkakataon na pag-aralin ng DSWD at CSWDO. Salamat sa inyo at maging sa OLT na maaari na namin ngayon ipagpatuloy ang pagbabago na aming inaasam at […]

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DSWD lowers age requirement for pension program

07 July 2016

Starting this year, the minimum required age for social pension has been lowered from the original 65 years old to 60 years old. Aside from the age requirement, qualified to be beneficiaries of the said program are those frail, sickly, or have disabilities, those not receiving pension from the Social Security System (SSS), Government Service […]

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DSWD begins search for Pantawid model Families, Exemplary kids in Zampen

10 June 2016

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office IX has once again opened its doors for the annual Regional Search for Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya and Exemplary Child. Now on its 3rd year, the Regional Program Management Office of Pantawid Pamilya through the Social Marketing Unit significantly recognizes the achievement and contribution of beneficiaries in […]

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PWD-manned spa receives livelihood support through DSWD-DOLE tie-up

09 June 2016

A turn-over ceremony on Wednesday was conducted at the Massage center of the Visually Impaired Society Towards Advancement (VISTA) Inc. on June 8, 2016. The turn-over of livelihood equipment was made possible through the proposal submitted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development IX (DSWD) and funded of the Department of Labor and Employment […]

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