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

Bayugan, AgSur Former rebels enjoy livelihood aid from DSWD

BAYUGAN CITY – In its relentless pursuit to attain an inclusive, sustainable peace in the country and to provide communities in conflicted-afflicted areas a chance to have improved living conditions, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga, through the Sustainable Livelihood Program, turned over a one-unit general merchandise store project to continue reading : Bayugan, AgSur Former rebels enjoy livelihood aid from DSWD

DSWD mulls manual for proper, effective handling of former rebels

True to its commitment to serve the people and community equally, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is set to come up with a guide or manual for the proper and effective handling of former rebels (FRs) and decommissioned combatants’ cases. DSWD have conducted nationwide Focused Group Discussions (FGDs) to beneficiaries of the continue reading : DSWD mulls manual for proper, effective handling of former rebels

First Home Defense Village a place to restart for former rebels

BAYUGAN CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga took part in the ground breaking ceremony of the Home Defense Village (HDV) Project at Sitio Amongon, Barangay Noli, Bayugan City on June 30, 2020, which was headed by the Police Regional Office XIII, in coordination with other National Government Agencies continue reading : First Home Defense Village a place to restart for former rebels

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