Regional Director’s Corner

The pandemic has posted a serious challenge to all of us, especially for the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) who has been in the forefront of delivering important programs and services for those greatly affected by the COVID-19. There were difficulties in implementing the programs and services, both the regular and the newly continue reading : Regional Director’s Corner

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With our continuous efforts to engage with our different clients, partners, and stakeholders, to be able to provide “maagap at mapagkalingang serbisyo” to the individuals, families and communities here in Caraga, we at the DSWD Field Office Caraga are trying our best to keep information available as possible. At DSWD Caraga, we make sure that continue reading :

“The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

These paradoxical words from the “great-souled-one” (Mahatma) Mohandas Gandhi sounded like a beautiful tune in my ears. A year has passed since I have become the officer- in-charge of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), and I would say that the journey’s not just a simple walk in the park. Leading the Agency continue reading : “The best way to find yourself is to lose yourself in the service of others.”

I was once asked, “Having the mandate to care for the most poor, vulnerable, and disadvantaged (PVD), how can you say that your agency genuinely cares?” For 66 years, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has seen the realities of the society in a different perspective. The DSWD sees beyond the multi-faceted poverty continue reading :

We have been told that what our country needs right now is sustained economic growth – one that is equitable to all Filipinos. This is the goal of the new administration through the leadership of President Rodrigo Roa Duterte. As our nation faces another episode of challenges, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continue reading :

Tuloy ang Pagbabago

If I have to sum up our agenda for this year, it would be – “Tuloy Ang Pagbabago”.   I’m glad we could start off on that note since everything that we have worked on and will continue to work on is entrenched upon that advocacy.   In pursuit of excellence and quality service, DSWD-Caraga continue reading : Tuloy ang Pagbabago

The Regional Director speaks about “Woman, an inspiration and a calling”

Affectionate, Caring, Not Overbearing, Fun, Rule-Settler, Good Listener, Relatable, Role Model and Accepting are just some of the most lovable qualities of a mother. Mothers are indeed light to every child’s path and are considered guardians in every child’s chosen direction. This simple set-up pictures the importance of the role of a mother towards her continue reading : The Regional Director speaks about “Woman, an inspiration and a calling”