DSWD provides livelihood assistance to fire-displaced families

About 248 Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Butuan City affected by fire incidents in 2020 received livelihood assistance from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office Caraga to finance their preferred livelihoods or rehabilitate their existing livelihoods, earn a stable income, and provide for their families’ needs. The said beneficiaries were identified continue reading : DSWD provides livelihood assistance to fire-displaced families

SLP Caraga gears for 2021 implementation

In its goal to provide more income-generating opportunities and livelihood development for the vulnerable and disadvantaged sectors in the region, the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of the DSWD Field Office Caraga recently conducted the SLP Regional Strategic Planning cum Orientation on New Guidelines at Balanghai Hotel and Convention Center, Butuan City on January 19 to continue reading : SLP Caraga gears for 2021 implementation

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