A drug surrenderee’s journey to regain trust and respect in his family and community. A barangay tanod now, 39-year-old Frederick Catibog is no longer a picture of a person who suffered from drug addiction. The community residents in Brgy. San Diego in Lian, Batangas Province used to call him an irresponsible husband and father. His continue reading : NO MORE GOING BACK

Easing her burdens

Old age may have hit her hard as evidenced by her wrinkled skin and her gray hair; however, 86-year-old Juana Maranan is still a woman who makes way to support herself. A resident of Brgy. San Diego in Lian town of Batangas Province, Lola Juana still accepts jobs weaving nipa leaves, which are used as continue reading : Easing her burdens

DSWD to continue the delivery of its programs and services during election period

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) clarified today that the agency will continue to deliver its programs and services, including the payout for the cash grants of the beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program and the implementation of the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) even during the election period. The clarification continue reading : DSWD to continue the delivery of its programs and services during election period


Tagaytay PWDs engage in livelihood projects A disability does not necessarily mean a ‘burden.’ This is proven by more than 30 persons with disability (PWDs), who are now entrepreneurs, of Tagaytay City in Cavite Province. Since the time they have engaged in various income-generating activities, they have found joy, appreciation and most importantly, value in continue reading : ABILITY TO SUPPORT THEMSELVES