Positivity over adversity: Grateful hearts receive SAP in island barangays

Living on an island where basic needs are purchased and transported from the mainland (Surigao City) is a continuing challenge for the inhabitants of the Province of Dinagat Islands (PDI). PDI, one of the five provinces in Caraga, is composed of seven island/coastal municipalities blessed with picturesque beachfronts and turquoise waters. Though its beautiful tourist continue reading : Positivity over adversity: Grateful hearts receive SAP in island barangays

Good Samaritans: SLP associations show compassion in the midst of pandemic

The world was shaken to its core when the deadly Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) hit the country. In a snap of the fingers, people’s lives changed drastically. Community quarantines were implemented, business establishments closed, students had no choice but to skip their own recognitions and graduations, and many workers were forced to stop working continue reading : Good Samaritans: SLP associations show compassion in the midst of pandemic

2020 1st sem Social Pension payout in Caraga nears completion

  The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), together with the 73 local government units (LGUs) in Caraga Region, have served more than 140,000 beneficiaries of the Social Pension Program for Indigent Senior Citizens for the first semester of 2020. As of May 20, 2020, a total of 143,302 out of the 170,000 target continue reading : 2020 1st sem Social Pension payout in Caraga nears completion

SAP Aids Crippled Tourism Communities in Country’s Surfing Capital

The island of Siargao is considered as one of the preferred destinations and one of the most coveted tourist hotspots in the country. Every year, specifically during the summertime, the Local Government Units (LGUs) in the province are preparing for foreign and local tourists to flock the breathtaking spots in the island, to enjoy sand, continue reading : SAP Aids Crippled Tourism Communities in Country’s Surfing Capital

Good practice of Caraga LGUs significant in fast, successful SAP implementation

The Local Government Units (LGUs) of Caraga Region have used different initiatives and strategies in the implementation of the Social Amelioration Programs (SAP), specifically for the Emergency Subsidy Program (ESP) implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga. These strategies purposely aim to hasten the cash aid distribution of 5,000 continue reading : Good practice of Caraga LGUs significant in fast, successful SAP implementation

Agusan Sur Town relives Bayanihan during SAP implementation

Bayanihan is a Filipino term for teamwork. But for Filipinos, Bayanihan has a deeper meaning for it also symbolizes pagmamahal sa kapwa at pagmamahal sa bayan or patriotism. Traditionally, Bayanihan is practiced when a certain family is having a house makeover or is going to transfer to another place, and everyone in the neighborhood gives continue reading : Agusan Sur Town relives Bayanihan during SAP implementation