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Indigenous leader, educator receive national awards for social work

Jan 03, 2017 - 10:43 AM

Two community volunteers are cited as 2016 National Outstanding Volunteers by the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency

Indigenous leader Marcelo Gusanan and educator Ryan Homan are recognized as 2016 National Outstanding Volunteers by the Philippine National Volunteer Service Coordinating Agency. Photo by DSWD

The balaylakoy: Means to reawaken the Alangan Mangyan's culture

May 28, 2016 - 2:13 PM

Due to the vast amount of external influences many of the Alangan Mangyans shift from the communal balaylakoy – a shared living space for up to 20 famiies – to individual houses

MANGYAN ALANGAN CULTURE. Domingo Torres and Vicente Sara stands in front of the land where the balaylakoy will be contructed.

IPs in Mindanao to get 605 new classrooms

May 27, 2016 - 1:56 PM

The budget department releases P500 million for new classrooms in 18 provinces

NEW CLASSROOMS. Students from indigenous peoples' communities in Mindanao will get new classrooms this 2016. File photo by Rappler

Police officer protects, serves through DSWD program

Dec 13, 2014 - 8:32 PM

SPO1 Edward Mandalunes believes that being a public servant means he should devote his time and energy to community development

MAKING CHANGE HAPPEN. SPO1 Mandalunes gets self-fulfillment for volunteering in his community. Photo from the Department of Social Welfare and Development

Conditional cash transfer program to cover street families

Oct 27, 2014 - 11:09 PM

The government s flagship poverty alleviation program used to benefit only permanent residents of impoverished areas Now it will cover those who move from place to place or who live in cemeteries for example

Community-level approach: Answer to PH poverty?

Jun 21, 2014 - 11:40 PM

Communities with high poverty incidence can now escape the trap through projects they themselves propose

HELPING THEMSELVES. Fishing villages can produce boats for themselves through the program. Photo from DSWD

Tire path leads to progress of Leyte town

Jun 03, 2014 - 4:30 PM

With the construction of the tire path farmers from Barangay Baras are now able to bring their products easier and with lesser costs to the market

PH poverty incidence on downward trend – NEDA

Apr 29, 2014 - 4:04 PM

NEDA chief Arsenio Balisacan says reduced poverty incidence in the first half of 2013 indicates that current development strategies are leading to inclusive growth

Struggling out of the poverty trap

Mar 16, 2014 - 2:39 PM

The country s fight against poverty still has a long way to go but do the success stories of some of the conditional cash transfer grantees indicate that the government is on the right track?

SUCCESS STORIES. Coupled with hard-work and resourcefulness, the conditional cash transfer program can work well in improving the lives of poor Filipinos. Photo taken from the DSWD documentaries’ screenshots

What Indonesians can teach Yolanda victims about recovery

Jan 25, 2014 - 12:30 AM

Indonesia s disaster response in the aftermath of the 2004 Aceh Tsunami is considered as the biggest reconstruction project in a developing country

EXCHANGE OF IDEAS. The Philippines and Indonesia share insights on disaster response during an online video conference. Photo from DSWD

DSWD celebrates 63 years, seeks to reduce poverty

Jan 16, 2014 - 11:19 PM

DSWD Secretary Dinky Soliman says the age of 63 may be a year for optional retirement in government but not in her department

COA to DSWD: Account for unliquidated 'pork' funds

Oct 19, 2013 - 4:15 PM

COA criticizes DSWD for its failure to make sure fund transfers were liquidated and project implementation was sufficiently monitored

Manobo chief learns to write for his tribe

Jun 05, 2013 - 9:24 AM

Education is of no value to the Manobos That is why I never persisted to learn explains Eloy a Manobo tribal leader who eventually learned how to write

Anomalies mar DSWD rehab efforts

Feb 16, 2013 - 3:43 PM

Administrative and criminal complaints are filed at the Office of the Ombudsman against DSWD Region 11 officials for forgery of documents among others