Going above and beyond: SLP Association proves doubters wrong

“Basta asosasyon dili jud na mulambo, (Associations/groups often do not succeed).” These were the words that the members of the Borbon Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) Association kept hearing when they started the operations of their general merchandise project in 2017. Some even said that they would cease to operate in three months or so. Initially, continue reading : Going above and beyond: SLP Association proves doubters wrong

Strength and success in numbers: Solopreneur rises to top with livelihood association

Being an effective leader takes a lot of effort. Although it can be a tough job or function, it can also be one of the most rewarding roles one can have. Vanessa Banguis, a 36-year old resident of Barangay Mabua in Surigao City, used to sell ready-to-wear (RTW) garments to support herself and her family’s continue reading : Strength and success in numbers: Solopreneur rises to top with livelihood association

More associations receive agroforestry livelihood projects from DSWD-SLP, DENR

Four (4) more people’s organizations (POs) in the provinces of Agusan del Sur and Surigao del Sur received agroforestry livelihood projects from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga through its Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) and the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) – Region XIII. Active Native Develop and continue reading : More associations receive agroforestry livelihood projects from DSWD-SLP, DENR

Bangus production, fish carrier project sparks hope for SLP Association

Even as the country continues to grapple with the Corona Virus 2019 (COVID-19), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga has tripled its efforts in ensuring that quality social services are still delivered efficiently and speedily to vulnerable and disadvantaged communities. In view of this commitment, the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) continue reading : Bangus production, fish carrier project sparks hope for SLP Association

Tilapia SLP project brings glimmer of hope to far flung community

Surigao del Sur is known for its abundant marine and aquaculture sector. With this, producing seafood and sea by-products became the province’s vital source of livelihood. Unfortunately, there are still communities in the province that do not have easy access to ocean food and other by-products. People residing in these areas have to spend a continue reading : Tilapia SLP project brings glimmer of hope to far flung community

Barobo SLP Associations receive tourist, fishing boats project

BAROBO – In pursuit of providing the poor, vulnerable, and marginalized communities with access to opportunities that will increase the productivity of their livelihood assets and improve their socio-economic well-being, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga’s Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) handed over tourist boats and fishing vessels to three SLP continue reading : Barobo SLP Associations receive tourist, fishing boats project

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

Good Samaritans: SLP associations show compassion in the midst of pandemic

The world was shaken to its core when the deadly Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) hit the country. In a snap of the fingers, people’s lives changed drastically. Community quarantines were implemented, business establishments closed, students had no choice but to skip their own recognitions and graduations, and many workers were forced to stop working continue reading : Good Samaritans: SLP associations show compassion in the midst of pandemic