Bonfire’s burning desire

“A mistake cannot be corrected by another mistake.” These are the deep words uttered by Anjelina Juanite Ellazo, a beneficiary of DSWD’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, who managed to get up after being struck down by life’s challenges. Anjelina is the last eligible child monitored (for the 4Ps program) amongst three children of Nanay Felipa continue reading : Bonfire’s burning desire

Keeping the Boat Afloat: Looking Through the Lens of the Social Workers

In this time where isolation is imperative for survival, Sweedie Grace Supapo of the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) Home for Girls (HFG) tries to battle the status quo. As a Nurse for 4 years at the facility, she tries to be available every day to the residents/clients. Despite the restrictions brought by continue reading : Keeping the Boat Afloat: Looking Through the Lens of the Social Workers

CRCF: A home away from home

Composed, patient, and altruistic. These are just few of the Houseparent’s attributes mentioned by the children-residents dwelling in the Centers and Residential Care Facilities (CRCF) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office Caraga. Houseparents serve as assistants in managing the activities of the residents in the center. This includes conducting school monitoring continue reading : CRCF: A home away from home

Children continue to receive milk amid pandemic

“Wow! Yay! Is that freshmilk mama?” –  Baby Tamarah. This is the excited greetings from Baby Tamarah every time her Mother Lutche Balmocena gets home after securing their weekly milk ration.   As part of the government’s thrusts in strengthening and maximizing the Public-Private Partnerships along with the implementation of various programs and projects, the continue reading : Children continue to receive milk amid pandemic