Lorena S. Besana, a native of Mindoro, is married to Jessie Besana, a fisherman of Barangay Agojo, Panay, Capiz and together, they were blessed with four children. When they started building their lives as a family, the couple faced many sufferings before reaching where they are today. To mention, with fishing as the couple’s main continue reading : Through LAG, their Darling is Back!
San Enrique, Iloilo – Eight beneficiaries of Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG) officially open their eatery to the public today. Seven of them are women and all are solo parents. They decided to use their LAG assistance of P15,000 each to start a group business. With a total budget of P120,000, the Solo Parent Eatery was continue reading : LAG beneficiaries open Eatery
The Regional Project Management Team of Kalahi-CIDSS led by Community Development Officer Elizabeth Ferraris met with Barotac Viejo Municipal Administrator Ronald Barameda to discuss the Cash for Work project intended for the municipality. Ferraris, along with the Finance Unit and Engineering Unit talked about the possible project to be funded under the Cash for Work continue reading : Cash for Work program in Barotac Viejo
Testimony by: Lyka Jade Focbit Nueva Valencia, Guimaras – Parents all over the world have been telling their children this since time immemorial because all of them know the truth, education is hope. Education can bring a person’s goals and dreams to life – an understatement that explains why families work so hard to put continue reading : I am now a teacher, proud to be an ESGP-PA scholar
ILOILO – Throughout a person’s life, they are faced with various types of obstacles and challenges, either personally and professionally. In six years of professional service, Jasel Dojoles, a Municipal Link assigned in Calinog, Iloilo, learned to overcome these obstacles and challenges. Her patience is being tested once again during COVID-19 pandemic. Handling 11 barangays continue reading : Social worker brings change to 4Ps life
ILOILO – Jerry E. Estrellanes of Brgy. Buga, Igbaras, Iloilo has graduated magna cum laude at Iloilo Science and Technology (ISAT) La Paz Campus in Iloilo City last year. He took the Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering. He is now reviewing in preparation for the board examination this year while he is still working continue reading : Houseboy graduates magna cum laude
Anilao, Iloilo – 4Ps Poblacion Kabuhayan SLP Association is a women-led association funded by DSWD through its Sustainable Livelihood Program in 2018. The SLPA received P270,000 for their rice retailing project that covered initial expenses in the purchase of rice varieties, weighing scale, and other essential store equipment. Like any other enterprise, the association admits continue reading : Women-led SLP Association hurdles effects of pandemic
CUARTERO, Capiz – Ito ang pinatunayan ng isang dakila at huwarang ina na si Ma. Lisette Fabrigar mula sa Barangay Angub ng bayan na ito. Si Lisette ay may apat na anak at ang kanilang buhay ay mahahalintulad sa isang kahig, isang tuka lalo na ng iniwan sila ng kanyang asawa. Bago pa man sila continue reading : Mag-isa pero Kinaya!
DINGLE, Iloilo – Bawat pamilya ay may kanya-kanyang kuwento. May masalimuot, malungkot, at masaya. Heto ang kuwento ni Ma. Teresa Nita Diorda ng Barangay Poblacion, Dingle, Iloilo. Taon 2012 ng napabilang ang aking pamilya sa Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). Malaking tulong sa amin na mapabilang kami sa 4Ps dahil sa panahon na iyon, asawa continue reading : Madiskarting pamilya, nakaahon sa kahirapan
Kalahi-CIDSS Area Coordinator Reyky Pelonia believes there is a need to capacitate the project staff in shifting the directions of the Program implementation from Community Driven-Development to Livelihood Enterprise Development. Pelonia shares his insights during the last day of the Community Driven-Development and Local Development: Moving From Access to Basic Services to Sustainable Livelihood Development continue reading : Staff need pieces of training in LED