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Jude Anthony Oriondo, a blind person, receives his certificate of training completion from Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Assistant Secretary Elaine F. Fallarcuna during the 70th commencement exercise on Friday (May 10) conducted by the National Vocational Rehabilitation Center (NVRC) for persons with disabilities who finished social and vocational training at the center.

91 persons with disabilities complete vocational training in DSWD-run center

Some 91 persons with disabilities have officially completed their social and vocational training at the National Vocational Training Center (NVRC) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in Quezon City. “This milestone is a testament to their perseverance in overcoming challenges and their unwavering commitment to personal and professional growth. Each graduate embodies continue reading : 91 persons with disabilities complete vocational training in DSWD-run center

DSWD convenes partners to discuss plight of Persons with Disabilities

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Asst. Secretary for International Affairs, and Attached and Supervised Agencies (ASAs) Atty. Elaine Fallarcuna presides the 1st Quarter Board Meeting of the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) on Wednesday (March 20) in Quezon City. The discussion focused on the continuous development of the NCDA Strategic Plan for continue reading : DSWD convenes partners to discuss plight of Persons with Disabilities

370 persons with disabilities, garbage collectors in crisis get aid from DSWD

Some 370 individuals who are in crisis situation were given outright cash aid by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through its Assistance to Individuals and Crisis Situation (AICS) Program last Friday (February 9). DSWD Asst Secretary for Strategic Communications Romel Lopez, who is also the agency spokesperson, said the payout at the continue reading : 370 persons with disabilities, garbage collectors in crisis get aid from DSWD

DSWD Secretary Rex Gatchalian greets members of persons with disabilities sector who are beneficiaries of the cash-for-work (CFW) in Valenzuela City during the program orientation last January 20 at the People’s Park Amphitheater.

DSWD rolls out 4-month cash-for-work program for persons with disabilities in Valenzuela City

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through its Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) will implement this February until May a cash-for-work (CFW) program for persons with disabilities in Valenzuela City. “Secretary Rex Gatchalian led the rollout of the four-month program in Valenzuela City at the People’s Park continue reading : DSWD rolls out 4-month cash-for-work program for persons with disabilities in Valenzuela City

Over 260K persons with disabilities benefit from DSWD’s cash-for-work

Some 260,034 persons with disabilities across the country have benefited in 2023 from the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD)  Kapangyarihan at Kaunlaran sa Barangay-Cash-For-Work (KKB-CFW) Program for Persons with Disabilities, DSWD Asst. Secretary for Strategic Communications Romel Lopez said on Friday (January 19) “The CFW aims to provide short-term intervention by giving temporary continue reading : Over 260K persons with disabilities benefit from DSWD’s cash-for-work

Vice President’s Office holds gift-giving for Persons with Disabilities

Persons with Disabilities receive their early Christmas gift from Vice-President Sara Duterte during a gift-giving event on Monday (December 4) at the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Central Office in Quezon City. Handing out the gifts on behalf of the Vice President is Office of the Vice President (OVP) Director for Operations Norman continue reading : Vice President’s Office holds gift-giving for Persons with Disabilities

DSWD, NCDA honor ‘Outstanding Persons with Disabilities’

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Undersecretary for International Affairs, Attached and Supervised Agencies Emmeline Aglipay Villar, together with National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) Officer-in-Charge Executive Director Dandy Victa, leads the awarding ceremonies for the awardees of the Extraordinary Persons with Disabilities on Sunday (December 3) at Camp Aguinaldo, Quezon City. The Awards continue reading : DSWD, NCDA honor ‘Outstanding Persons with Disabilities’

Left photo: DSWD Secretary Rex Gatchalian (in red shirt) with the personnel of the National Vocational Rehabilitation Center during his first visit to Centers and Residential Care Facilities of the Department. Right photo: Analyn Luyao, one of the persons with disabilities employed at the Rehabilitation Sheltered Workshop through its sheltered employment program.

DSWD centers and facilities: Enabling persons with disabilities towards self-sufficiency

As part of its mandate to protect and promote the welfare of all Filipinos, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to empower persons with disabilities by enabling them to become more productive members of society through its Centers and Residential Care Facilities around the country. Among the facilities of the DSWD that continue reading : DSWD centers and facilities: Enabling persons with disabilities towards self-sufficiency

More than 200,000 persons with disabilities benefit from DSWD’s Cash-for-Work

In its effort to bring the programs of government closer to the people, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) conducted simultaneous payout activities for its Cash-for-Work (CFW) for persons with disabilities in some 150 municipalities across the country in December 2022. The Department reported that as of January 19, some 207,152 PWDs have continue reading : More than 200,000 persons with disabilities benefit from DSWD’s Cash-for-Work

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Erwin T. Tulfo hands over the cash aid earned by a beneficiary of the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services’ (KALAHI-CIDSS) Cash-for-Work (CFW) program for Persons with Disabilities on Saturday, December 3.

DSWD holds simultaneous payout for cash-for-work program for persons with disabilities

In line with the directive of President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.  to bring the programs of the government closer to persons with disabilities, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) conducted a nationwide simultaneous payout activity for its Cash-for-Work (CFW) for persons with disabilities on December 3, 2022. The activity entitled, “BUHAYnihan or Buhay continue reading : DSWD holds simultaneous payout for cash-for-work program for persons with disabilities