Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Rex Gatchalian is joined by local government officials from SOCCSKSARGEN Region who pledged their support for a hunger-free Philippines on Friday (June 21) at the kick-off event of the Walang Gutom Information Caravan in General Santos City.

Among the local officials present in the event were General Santos City Mayor Lorelie Pacquiao and Maguindanao del Sur Governor Mariam Sangki-Mangudadatu.

Also joining the information caravan were DSWD Undersecretary for Innovations Edu Punay, Asst. Secretary for Innovations Baldr Bringas, Asst. Secretary for Disaster Response Management Group Irene Dumlao, and DSWD Field Office -12 (SOCCSKSARGEN) Regional Director Loreto Cabaya Jr.

The Walang Gutom Information Caravan aims to intensify awareness and knowledge of the general public on the DSWD’s flagship programs. #