DSWD provides livelihood assistance to displaced families in Tandag

TANDAG CITY – About 103 families in Tandag City, Surigao del Sur received livelihood assistance from the Sustainable Livelihood Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga on Tuesday May 18, 2021. These families were displaced from their homes due to a fire accident in August 2018, During the release continue reading : DSWD provides livelihood assistance to displaced families in Tandag

P25-M livelihood aid given to internally displaced families

A total of Php 25,000,000 livelihood grants have been distributed to 1,259 internally displaced families in the Caraga Region by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga through the agency’s Sustainable Livelihood Program. The livelihood assistance, amounting to Php 20,000 per family, serves as start-up capital to rehabilitate the families’ existing continue reading : P25-M livelihood aid given to internally displaced families

DSWD, Dapa town ink pact to help poor families access livelihood

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Municipal Government of Dapa, Surigao del Norte signed recently an agreement that will provide a framework to better implement the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) that will enable poor families to participate in the local economy through Micro Enterprise Development. Dapa Mayor Elizabeth Matugas and Regional continue reading : DSWD, Dapa town ink pact to help poor families access livelihood

Spark of hope: Livelihood aid supports family amidst crisis

For Dina Dador and her family, life before the pandemic was already hard. But when the country imposed the community quarantine, living was like competing in a survival game. Before the pandemic happened, Dina’s family solely depended on the income that her husband earns from driving a “padyak” or pedicab in Butuan City. The family continue reading : Spark of hope: Livelihood aid supports family amidst crisis

Changing directions: Former rebels restart lives, enjoy livelihood assistance

One of the national government’s measures in helping former rebels rebuild their lives is the provision of livelihood assistance with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP). As stipulated in Executive Order No. 70 or the “Whole-of-Nation Approach in Attaining Inclusive and Sustainable Peace”, former rebels who are continue reading : Changing directions: Former rebels restart lives, enjoy livelihood assistance

#JuanaKaya: Slight detour saves SLPA from falling apart

When the COVID19 began in March 2020, it hit the micro-business sectors particularly hard. Unfortunately, it also did not leave out SLP program participants with operational livelihood projects too. In Carmen, Surigao del Sur, the Cabakhawan Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) Association had zero option but to cease operations of their micro-finance project in compliance with continue reading : #JuanaKaya: Slight detour saves SLPA from falling apart

#JuanaKaya: Elderly women association explores online selling

One of the newfound practices introduced by the new normal is online selling. With the implementation of the community quarantine, business owners had to discontinue operations and close their establishments. In order to survive the pandemic, the business sector shifted to selling or disposing of their products and services online. In Barangay Caridad, Pilar, Surigao continue reading : #JuanaKaya: Elderly women association explores online selling

#JuanaKaya: Resourceful women participants overcome setbacks

Ensuring the sustainability of a business is never easy. It comes with many setbacks. But when the team handling the business is grounded and determined to grow, it will always carry on. This was the case of the Taglatawan Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) Laundry Women’s Association in Barangay Taglatawan, Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur. The continue reading : #JuanaKaya: Resourceful women participants overcome setbacks