DSWD, JJWC remain committed in protecting children’s rights

As the country marked the 15th year of enactment of Juvenile Justice Welfare Act (JJWA) or Republic Act 9344 recently, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and its attached agency, the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Council here vowed to remain committed in promoting and protecting the rights of the children. This year’s celebration continue reading : DSWD, JJWC remain committed in protecting children’s rights

DSWD6 completes Social Pension for elderly in 2 Provinces, 1 city

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VI has completed the distribution of Social Pension Program for Indigent Senior Citizens (SPISC) stipend in Aklan and Guimaras Provinces and in Bacolod City. “We are glad that the elderly in Aklan, Guimaras and Bacolod City have already received their pension. This means that the continue reading : DSWD6 completes Social Pension for elderly in 2 Provinces, 1 city

Vegetable vendor overcomes pandemic effects thru LAG

Arian Cris Sina-on Somosa acquired a second hand tricycle out of their profit from the capital assistance provided by the DSWD through its Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG). The service vehicle is of great help to their small business especially in transporting/hauling variety of vegetables and goods from Iloilo City to Santa Barbara. Arian’s family owned continue reading : Vegetable vendor overcomes pandemic effects thru LAG

MASAHISTA: A story and testimony of an SLP beneficiary

“Ako si Melanie Nepomuceno sang Barangay Cunarom, Lambunao, Iloilo. Daku gid ang pasalamat ko nga nangin kabahin ako sang SLP Training sa Medicinal plant production, processing, and marketing sadtong tuig 2016 kay daku gid sini ang nabulig sa amon pangabuhi. Diri ko nabal-an kon paano maghimu sang massage oil kag ointment. Diri ko man nakilala continue reading : MASAHISTA: A story and testimony of an SLP beneficiary

Road project to ease farmers’ woes

PATNONGON, Antique- The road project connecting villages Villa Salomon and Villa Sal in this town will boost access and productivity of farmers. The 160 linear road project was road implemented by Kalahi-CIDSS and funded under the office of Deputy Speaker Loren Legarda and Congresswoman of the Lone District of Antique. Kalahi-CIDSS Barangay Sub-Project Management Committee continue reading : Road project to ease farmers’ woes

10, 393 households to graduate from 4Ps in WV

ILOILO City – With their children already reaching the age of 18, a total of 10, 393 households in Region 6 are graduating from the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program this year. Of the number, Aklan has 869 households; Antique, 1,006; Capiz, 1,507; Guimaras, three; Iloilo, 3,203, and Negros Occidental, 3,805. The program has been implemented continue reading : 10, 393 households to graduate from 4Ps in WV