BUTUAN CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development Caraga Region recently turned over 10 sets of computer to areas covered by the Comprehensive Pilot Intervention Plan Against Gender-Based Violence (CoPIPAGV).
According to Angelita Amista, Technical Assistance Division Chief during the turn over ceremony held in Tandag City for the 4 LGUs in Surigao Sur, the computer sets given to the municipalities covered by the COPIPAGV will be used for data banking of cases of gender-based violence.
Those who were given computer sets in Surigao del Sur include the municipalities of Carrascal, Tago, Hinatuan, Tandag City and the Province of Surigao del Sur. In the Province of Surigao del Norte, the municipalities of Mainit, Sison and Alegria also received their computer sets from DSWD. San Francisco and Bayugan City of Agusan del Sur also received a set of computer.
The DSWD has already distributed a total of 12 sets of computer including the two sets given to Surigao City and and Bislig City in 2009.
CoPIPAGV project of DSWD is funded by the Spanish government through Agencia Española de Cooperacion Internacional para el Desarollo (AECID). # # # (Social Marketing Unit)