The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through its Field Office IV-A, partners with Unilever Philippines, Inc. for the improvement of the general nutrition of members of household-beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program in the region. Both parties signed a Memorandum of Agreement last May 18, 2021 to formalize the partnership. With more continue reading : Unilever, DSWD partner for the promotion of health and nutrition among 4Ps households
The local government of Catanauan represented by Mayor Ramon Orfanel, and the Department, represented by Field Office IV-A Dir. Marcelo Nicomedes Castillo, signed the MOA which formalizes the LGU’s spearheading of the implementation of the SHIELD Against Child Labor program as a means to address child labor issues in the locality.
After a series of Memorandum of Agreement signing ceremonies, a total of 10 local government units (LGUs) in the provinces of Laguna, Batangas and Quezon are now partners of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in responding to recovering persons who used drugs (RPWUDs). under the Yakap Bayan program.
When the beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program in Brgy. Tulay Silangan in Maragondon, Cavite Province received cash assistance as among those affected by the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in the NCR+ bubble, they contributed a hundred pesos to start a community pantry.
“Dahil lahat naman ay apektado, lahat ay gusto naming bigyan. Kahit ‘yung hindi botante dito, basta dito inabot ng ECQ. Kaya kinailangan naming mag-abandon ng ilang projects para magkaroon ng pondo,” Biñan City Mayor Arman Dimaguila Jr shared.
For years, Simeon Mercado of Brgy. Paciano Rizal, Bay, Laguna, has been relying on the income of his welding shop in providing for the needs of his family despite his disability in terms of mobility as he is polio survivor. He earns an average of Php 500.00 a day from doing welding jobs, mostly on continue reading : Simeon’s welding shop