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Septuagenarian woman volunteers, drives change

“Wala na gyud mas bata pa sa imu nay?” (Is there really no one else who’s younger than you?) This doesn’t ring well to anyone’s ears. But to Rebecca Alforque, she just nimbly shrugs it off. “I [...]

Community participation and transparency making elusive learning a reality

Community participation and transparency making elusive learning a reality

Tukuran, ZDS – Access to education still remains one of the most pressing concerns of the people in the rural area where many disadvantaged and vulnerable sectors come from. Several [...]

Community participation and transparency making elusive learning a reality
Battling Poverty Through Building Disaster-resilient Communities

Battling Poverty Through Building Disaster-resilient Communities

Kumalarang, Zamboanga del Sur 06/23/2014 – In recent years, there has been a budding recognition that strengthening resilience to disasters is not only about disaster management but an [...]

Battling Poverty Through Building Disaster-resilient Communities

Kalahi-CIDSS: Opening a new frontier for rural education

Zamboanga Sibugay June 18, 2014 – As other children sharpen their pencils, don their backpacks and head back to school, it pains to think that far too many secondary school aged children, [...]

Sports sprouts spotlight: Winning back life’s delight through Basketball

“Primo” (or cousin in local term) as they fondly call themselves, is a group of fourteen young men ages 15-21 who found great companionship when their families were transferred in [...]

It’s worth a second chance

It’s worth a second chance

The story happened in Barangay Barubuhan, municipality of Sominot in Zamboanga del Norte CIRCA 2011-2012. I, Chona Gorda was then a Deputy Area Coordinator (DAC) in the said area. Currently I am [...]

It’s worth a second chance

Region IX exemplary kids join DSWD National Children’s Congress

28 October 2014

Around fifty children from the seventeen (17) regions nationwide attended this year’s National Children’s Congress at Sequoia Hotel, Quezon City last October 22-26 in line with the annual Children’s Month Celebration The Top 3 Regional winners namely: Denzer Tuague (Zamboanga City); Lovely Rose Hechanova (Zamboanga Sibugay) and Diana Rose Gasque (Zamboanga del Sur) were the […]

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AVRC- Rehabilitation Sheltered Workshop joins ZAMPEX 2014

28 October 2014

The Department of Trade and Industries Region IX organized a Regional Trade Exposition dubbed as Zamboanga Peninsula Exposition (ZamPex) 2014”. The week-long affair took off last October 8-11, 2014 at the convention center of Garden Orchid Hotel, this city. The said event was participated by exhibitors from the Zamboanga Peninsula and the five regions in Mindanao which […]

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DSWD strengthens peace and development efforts in Zampen through PAMANA projects

27 October 2014

Thirteen municipalities in Zamboanga del Norte, Zamboanga del Sur and Zamboanga Sibugay provinces have availed of various projects aimed to promote peace and development. The projects were funded by Payapa at MasaganangPamayana, or Pamana, an initiative of the national government through the Office of the Presidential Adviser on the Peace Process, implemented using the community-driven […]

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DSWD-SLP organizes jobfair, draw thousand jobseekers

DSWD-SLP organizes jobfair, draw thousand jobseekers

16 October 2014

More or less one thousand one hundred (1,100) jobseekers flocked for a Job Fair initiated by Sustainable Livelihood Program of Department of Social Welfare and Development held on September 26, 2014 at Zamboanga del Norte Convention and Sports Center, Dipolog City. The said affair is in collaboration with the Public Employment and Service Office (PESO) […]

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KC-NCDDP readies, equips community workers

03 October 2014

Zamboanga del Norte, October 3, 2014 – As DSWD kicks off its implementation of Kalahi CIDSS-NCDDP, the Area Coordinating Teams of Region IX are currently undergoing the basic training on KC-NCDDP process in Liloy, Zamboanga del Norte. The 10-day training which will run from September 30 to October 9, aims to equip the 216 newly-hired […]

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Sailing through change

22 September 2014

Tukuran, Zamboanga del Sur —- The “bangka” or boat for most people is a mere mode of transportation used to bring people to places only accessible by water. For the people of Barangay Militar,Tukuran in Zamboangadel Sur however, it’s a different story — the boat is their means of livelihood. Militar is a coastal barangay […]

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Hundred community workers set for deployment

Hundred community workers set for deployment

29 August 2014

Zamboanga City August 29, 2014 – 104 community development workers have just undergone the Pre-deployment orientation of Kalahi CIDSS NCDDP of DSWD in Zamboanga City which started last August 27. The pre-deployment orientation is geared at providing the newly hired staff with the necessary information regarding community works in the municipalities they will be positioned […]

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Family-beneficiaries gather for ‘Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya’ regional search

Family-beneficiaries gather for ‘Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya’ regional search

14 August 2014

Four families across Zamboanga Peninsula have gathered in one fitting event to vie for this year’s Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya search. The families of Mr. and Mrs. Renato Gituayan from Labangan,Zamboanga Del Sur; Mr. and Mrs. DarioPonce from Rizal, Zamboanga del Norte; Mr. and Mrs. Ereneo Carumba from Zamboanga Sibugay and Mr. and Mrs.Ruben Abdurasid from […]

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DSWD IX conducts LGU forum on KC-NCDDP

12 August 2014

DSWD IX conducts LGU forum on KC-NCDDP Dipolog City August 12, 2014 – The Regional Program Management Office of Kalahi CIDSS (Kapit-bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services)-NCDDP (National Community Driven Development Program) DSWD Field Office IX is currently conducting the Municipal Local Government Unit Forum on conditions and precedents of […]

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Another municipality to experience grassroots level budgeting

04 August 2014

In preparation of the implementation of Grassroots Participatory Budgeting Process or what was known before as the Bottom-Up Budgeting, the Local Government Unit and Municipal Coordinating Team (MCT) of Pitogo, Zamboanga del Sur gathered together for the Financial Management System and Project Procurement Process Training. The 2-day training, which was held on July 24 and […]

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