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PIA XIII Regional Director Abner M. Caga, with his staff, receives the plaque for the Gawad Ulat Award as personally handed in by DSWD Regional Director Minda B. Brigoli on May 20, 2014 at the PIA Office in Butuan City.

Butuan City- A Gawad Ulat award was given on May 20, 2014 to the Philippine Information Agency (PIA) regional office by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Caraga in recognition of its steadfast support as an active partner in the social marketing and advocacy effort of the Department.

DSWD Regional Director Minda B. Brigoli, with her staff, personally handed in the plaque to PIA Regional Director Abner M. Caga at PIA Caraga Office, J.Rosales Avenue, Butuan City.

The two directors of the said agencies also convened to discuss updates from each agencies and matters about communication strategies and technologies.

Innovations which will be useful in the Department’s end were also presented by the PIA staff.

Dir. Brigoli expressed her appreciation and thankfulness to the PIA for helping to communicate and to publicize DSWD’s efforts in its delivery of social protection services to the stakeholders.

Updates of the Department’s programs were also disclosed by Dir. Brigoli during her live interview at PIA’s official radio station which is the 107.8 Power FM Caraga.

DSWD and PIA recognize the importance of convergence within and among the national agencies which have common mandates to provide quality services to the Filipino citizenry.  ###Eunice G. Montaos/Social Marketing Unit/DSWD Field Office Caraga)

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Director Minda B. Brigoli airs the latest activities of the DSWD programs during her live interview at 107.8 Power FM Caraga.