DSWD Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista and Assistant Secretary for Specialized Programs Rhea B. Peñaflor (center) receive 17 educational tablets from Cherry Mobile Philippines Corporate Social Responsibility Manager Regin Anacay to support the education of DSWD Regional Rehabilitation Center for Youth residents.

DSWD receives educational tablets from Cherry Mobile’s MSN Foundation

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) received educational tablets from MSN Foundation, Inc., the corporate foundation of Cherry Mobile, intended for high school and college students in the DSWD Regional Rehabilitation Center for Youth (RRCY) in Guimaras. DSWD Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista and Assistant Secretary for Specialized Programs Rhea B. Peñaflor received continue reading : DSWD receives educational tablets from Cherry Mobile’s MSN Foundation

DSWD, DILG sign agreement to prioritize community-driven development

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) to integrate Community-Driven Development (CDD) in the barangay development planning process. CDD is the approach used by DSWD’s KapitBisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) continue reading : DSWD, DILG sign agreement to prioritize community-driven development

DSWD supports call to strengthen PH’s pension system amid pandemic

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) supports move to strengthen the social pension system for indigent senior citizens in the country to better protect the elderly in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. Due to the increasing needs for health and daily subsistence of older persons, several bills have been filed in both continue reading : DSWD supports call to strengthen PH’s pension system amid pandemic

DSWD cluster gets ISO certification anew; continues to strengthen efforts on quality management

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) General Administration and Support Services Group (GASSG) continues to earn the nod of the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) for meeting the global standards in general administration. GASSG successfully completed the annual surveillance audit conducted by third-party certification body, SOCOTECH Certification Philippines, Inc., on November 10, 2020 continue reading : DSWD cluster gets ISO certification anew; continues to strengthen efforts on quality management

DSWD speeds up provision of relief aid to LGUs during disasters

To ensure the efficient and speedy delivery of aid to communities affected by various forms of disasters, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has streamlined the process of providing relief assistance and basic services to these calamity-stricken areas. DSWD Field Offices can now release food and non-food items to local government units (LGUs) continue reading : DSWD speeds up provision of relief aid to LGUs during disasters

DSWD does not hold raffle draws, warns public against fake FB posts

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) denied that it is holding raffle draws or giving away cash prizes online and warned the public against fake Facebook posts promoting such activity. This came in the wake of reports regarding multiple Facebook posts claiming that DSWD is giving away P50,000 to P60,000 from its Social continue reading : DSWD does not hold raffle draws, warns public against fake FB posts

9th JJWeek highlights children’s rights amid pandemic

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Juvenile Justice and Welfare Council (JJWC) are calling for stronger protection of the rights of children in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic as the nation celebrates the 9th Juvenile Justice and Welfare Consciousness Week (JJWeek) on November 22 to 28, 2020. The JJWeek is a continue reading : 9th JJWeek highlights children’s rights amid pandemic

Reflection, Rediscovery, and Resilience: Strategy Implementation Amid the Pandemic

We at the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) have been in pursuit of continued excellence as we relentlessly fulfill our mandate—to serve the poor, vulnerable, and the marginalized sectors of our society. To level-up our quality of governance and exemplify improved public service, we adopted the Performance Governance System (PGS) Pathways. The PGS continue reading : Reflection, Rediscovery, and Resilience: Strategy Implementation Amid the Pandemic

2020 National Children’s Month celebration – DSWD urges LGUs to prioritize protection of children amid pandemic

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Council for the Welfare of Children (CWC), and National Youth Commission (NYC), lead agencies for the National Children’s Month (NCM) celebration, encourage all sectors to work together in building a safer and more caring environment for all children, as the nation celebrates the 28th NCM this November. continue reading : 2020 National Children’s Month celebration – DSWD urges LGUs to prioritize protection of children amid pandemic

DSWD receives donation of Cherry Mobile’s foundation

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Assistant Secretaries Rhea Penaflor (left) and Rodolfo Encabo receive from  Ms. Regin Anacay, Head of MSN Foundation, Inc., the corporate foundation of Cherry Mobile, some 1,000 grocery packs for families affected by Typhoon Ulysses in Cagayan province.  Each grocery pack contains five cans of sardines, two 1-liter bottled continue reading : DSWD receives donation of Cherry Mobile’s foundation