Pantawid Pamilya empowers women to become leaders

The Philippines celebrates Women’s Month this March not only to recognize the women’s significant contributions and achievements in nation building, but also to look critically at equality and opportunity matters for them for a fair and just society for all. The celebration of the women sector began in the 1900s as women struggled for equality in continue reading : Pantawid Pamilya empowers women to become leaders

DSWD, United Nations Representative hold dialogue to strengthen child protection amid ongoing pandemic

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently held an online dialogue with United Nations (UN) Special Representative on Violence Against Children (VAC) Dr. Najat Maalla M’Jid to discuss pertinent measures to strengthen child protection systems amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. The high-level dialogue, chaired by DSWD Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista, provided a continue reading : DSWD, United Nations Representative hold dialogue to strengthen child protection amid ongoing pandemic

DSWD among top performing agencies in PAHAYAG survey

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) welcomes the findings of the first quarter survey result of PAHAYAG which showed that it is among the top performing agencies with a 57 percent approval rating. PAHAYAG is an independent and non-commissioned survey made by PUBLiCUS Asia Inc. About 1,500 respondents participated in the poll which continue reading : DSWD among top performing agencies in PAHAYAG survey

DSWD continues to monitor payouts in NCR+

As part of its technical assistance to local government units (LGUs) in NCR+ areas, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to monitor the payouts of financial assistance to qualified low income constituents affected by the declaration of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ). Based on the April 10 report from the Department of continue reading : DSWD continues to monitor payouts in NCR+

DSWD Secretary joins financial assistance roll out in Parañaque

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista (in red vest), together with other government officials, witnesses a resident as she signs her name on the list of beneficiaries who received cash aid during the first day of the financial assistance payout in Parañaque City on April 7. To ensure compliance continue reading : DSWD Secretary joins financial assistance roll out in Parañaque

DSWD, partners call for heightened vigilance against child abuse amid ECQ

The Department of Social Welfare and Development, chair of the Inter-Agency Council Against Child Pornography (IACACP), and partner-agencies and non-government organizations call for heightened vigilance on incidents of child abuse in light of the enhanced community quarantine imposed in NCR, and the provinces of Bulacan, Cavite, Laguna and Rizal on March 29 to April 4, to continue reading : DSWD, partners call for heightened vigilance against child abuse amid ECQ

DSWD to help in monitoring implementation of financial aid in NCR plus

In its continuing effort to provide technical assistance to local government units (LGUs) in the National Capital Region (NCR) plus, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will help in monitoring the implementation of the financial aid for low-income families affected by the Enhanced Community Quarantine (ECQ) measure. As member of the Joint Monitoring continue reading : DSWD to help in monitoring implementation of financial aid in NCR plus

DSWD provides Technical Assistance to LGUs during ECQ in NCR+

As part of its technical assistance, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said that it will provide the list of beneficiaries of Emergency Subsidy Program (ESP) to the local government units (LGUs) covered by the latest financial assistance of the government to low-income beneficiaries that are affected by the imposition of the enhanced community continue reading : DSWD provides Technical Assistance to LGUs during ECQ in NCR+

Beyond public service, social workers touch lives of those they serve

Social workers are among the front liners in the delivery of social protection programs, be it in the global, national, or local arena. This is why every March, the world celebrates International Social Work Month. This year’s international celebration carries the theme “Social Workers Are Essential” to highlight the vital role that social workers play continue reading : Beyond public service, social workers touch lives of those they serve