DSWD, gov’t agencies team up for Elderly Filipino Week celebration

To intensify its advocacy in promoting older persons’ rights and welfare, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) spearheaded this year’s Elderly Filipino Week celebration on October 1-4. DSWD led the Regional Inter-Agency Committee on Senior Citizens (RIAC-SC), composed of different government agencies such as the DOH, Philhealth, PNP, BJMP, BIR, DTI, PIA, OSCA, continue reading : DSWD, gov’t agencies team up for Elderly Filipino Week celebration

DSWD Caraga provides assistance to 30 rebel returnees

    The Department of Social Welfare and Development Caraga, headed by Regional Director Mita Chuchi Gupana-Lim, goods and cash assistance to 30 former rebels during the Barangay Summit 2019 held at Balanghai Hotel and Convention Center in Butuan City last September 12. Director Lim, together with Crisis Intervention Unit head Melanie Juan and other continue reading : DSWD Caraga provides assistance to 30 rebel returnees

Caraga LGUs trained on Enhanced ECCD-Information System

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently conducted a series of Roll-Out Training on Enhanced Early Childhood Care and Development-Information System (ECCD-IS) to the five provinces in Caraga to improve the monitoring and reporting system of Day Care Services in all local government units (LGUs) in the region. Local Social Welfare and Development continue reading : Caraga LGUs trained on Enhanced ECCD-Information System

DSWD Caraga completes 1st semestral payout for Social Pension beneficiaries

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga have completed the first semestral payout for beneficiaries of the Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens Program. DSWD Caraga completed the first semestral payout in 73 local government units in the region last August 2, despite the delay of release of stipend due to continue reading : DSWD Caraga completes 1st semestral payout for Social Pension beneficiaries

Overcoming challenges to find the ‘right ones’

Finding the right person is not always an easy thing to do; sometimes you have to chart unfamiliar territory, brave mountains, cross raging seas and rivers, and endure long treks and bad weather. These challenges hold true to workers of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Caraga, who literally went an extra continue reading : Overcoming challenges to find the ‘right ones’

World Bank evaluates DSWD-Caraga’s social pension management

Social Pension beneficiaries in Barangay Crossing, Kitcharao, Agusan del Norte, participate in the focus group discussion conducted by ICI-Asia, a firm commissioned by the World Bank to conduct study on DSWD’s Social Pension Program, last June 25, 2019. Cited as one of the best field offices in the country when it comes to management of continue reading : World Bank evaluates DSWD-Caraga’s social pension management

DSWD-Caraga starts social pension payout for 2019

DSWD-Caraga releases P3,000 stipend to each beneficiary of the Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens Program for the 1st semester in Santiago town in Agusan del Norte province on Wednesday, June 19, 2019. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Caraga has started the distribution of social pension to qualified indigent senior citizens in the continue reading : DSWD-Caraga starts social pension payout for 2019

DSWD-Caraga assists 12 trafficked persons on 1st sem 2019

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Caraga have assisted 12 trafficked persons, mostly minors, during the first semester of the year. According to DSWD-Caraga’s Protective Services Division, 10 of the victims were from Agusan del Norte, one from Surigao del Sur, and one from Gingoog City. Of the 12 victims, eight were minors. Eight continue reading : DSWD-Caraga assists 12 trafficked persons on 1st sem 2019