Fifty fishermen from coastal barangays of Sariaya in Quezon Province receive fiberglass boats as a starter kit upon completion of their skills training on fiberglass boat fabrication under the DSWD’s Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP). The boats, which were awarded to the beneficiaries last April 6, can be used for the fishermen’s small-time fishing activities. Meanwhile, continue reading : BOATS TO START A LIVELIHOOD.
Community volunteers in Perez, Quezon attentively listen to Tess Bugarin, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist of the DSWD for the Kalahi-CIDSS program for the CALABARZON Region as she discusses the types of grievances that may be file during a training recently held in the locality. Ms Bugarin also highlighted the importance of speaking out once they continue reading : Engaging community residents in the Grievance Redress System
Ananda Wisely, 17, a child-beneficiary of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program from Brgy. San Jose in Antipolo City, Rizal Province, uses her talent in painting to help her widowed mother support their daily needs. Having experienced living under the bridge in Quiapo, Manila, Ananda commits to use her talent and her education to improve their continue reading : PAINTING A BRIGHT FUTURE.
Johnlerry Olonan, 17, a child-beneficiary of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program from Lucena City, always has to rush doing his school works while there is daylight. Their small home in the coastal community of Brgy. Dalahican has no electrical supply yet as his family cannot afford paying the bills. This and his other struggles in continue reading : LEANING TO THE LIGHT.
Nestor and Milagros Nario, beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program from Brgy. Mahipon in Cavinti, Laguna Province, are proud of their youngest daughter Maralyn’s achievement when she graduated third in her high school class last March. Although Maralyn’s graduation from high school also means their family’s graduation from the Pantawid Pamilya program, the three continue reading : BRINGING THE LESSONS OF PANTAWID PAMILYA.
Leonor Conde, 52, and daughter Rose Anne, 16, residents of Brgy. Sisilmin in Cavinti, Laguna Province, weave together a hat, which they’ll sell for ten pesos each. All her life, Rose Anne experienced rushing home from school to help her mother and five other siblings in weaving hats and selling them so they’ll have money continue reading : WEAVING A GOOD LIFE.