Caraga community volunteers share, review CEAC experiences

Some 84 KALAHI-CIDSS community volunteers of from all over Caraga Region recently convened in Butuan City to share their experiences and challenges during the program implementation in their respective barangays, specifically during the Community Empowerment Activity Cycle (CEAC).   KALAHI-CIDSS, which stands for Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services, is continue reading : Caraga community volunteers share, review CEAC experiences

P3.5-M tribal center for Manobos in Trento inaugurated

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga turned over recently a tribal center to the Manobo community in Barangay Sta. Maria, Trento municipality, Agusan del Sur.   DSWD Caraga Regional Director Mari-Flor A. Dollaga officially handed over the KALAHI-CIDSS PAMANA IP-CDD sub-project to Trento Municipal Mayor William Calvez, Sta. Maria barangay continue reading : P3.5-M tribal center for Manobos in Trento inaugurated

DSWD Caraga director assures continued services to Caraga IP communities

The Regional Director of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga assured tribal leaders during the Indigenuos Peoples’ (IP) Summit on Tuesday, October 25, that the Department “will remain steadfast in its commitment to deliver quality social services to tribal communities in the region.” DSWD Field Office Caraga Regional Director Mari-flor continue reading : DSWD Caraga director assures continued services to Caraga IP communities

The road to ‘kauswagan’ in Causwagan

Barangay Causwagan, an agricultural village in the municipality of Talacogon, Agusan del Sur province, is now somehow on the road to “kauswagan” as it recently received and is expected to receive more subprojects next year from DSWD’s KALAHI-CIDSS PAMANA IP-CDD program. “Kauswagan” is the Bisaya word for “development” or “progress”. Last week, the DSWD Caraga continue reading : The road to ‘kauswagan’ in Causwagan

World Bank holds 14th ISM in Caraga; ‘impressed’ with KALAHI-CIDSS implementation

The World Bank has conducted the 14th Implementation Support Mission (ISM) for DSWD Field Office Caraga’s implementation of the KALAHI-CIDSS National Community-Driven Development Program (NCDDP) Additional Financing this month. Six World Bank specialists, headed by Senior Social Development Specialist Ditte Marie Fallesen, visited barangays Magobawok and La Paz in Bayabas on Sept. 12-13; and barangays continue reading : World Bank holds 14th ISM in Caraga; ‘impressed’ with KALAHI-CIDSS implementation

Research on CDD hailed at 2nd OPAPRU peace conference

The Office of the Presidential Adviser on Peace, Reconciliation and Unity (OPAPRU) hailed the DSWD Field Office Caraga’s research paper on the Community-Driven Development (CDD) approach in the discussion on peace and development in the context of the Indigenous Peoples communities during the 2nd Peace Research Conference Chardonnay by Astoria Event Center, Pasig City, this continue reading : Research on CDD hailed at 2nd OPAPRU peace conference

KALAHI Caraga ensures proper SP implementation

The Engineering Unit of KALAHI-CIDSS Regional Program Management Office Caraga conducts subproject implementation (SPI) monitoring in August to ensure that processes and constructions of projects are done in the right way and within the set standards and specifications. Through the said monitoring, issues that may affect the quality, timeline, or budget will be identified and continue reading : KALAHI Caraga ensures proper SP implementation