‘Stationary housing’ eyed for Looc fire victims

Mary Rose Sagarino 11/29/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The Mandaue City Government is planning to build a ‘stationary housing’ for fire victims in Sitio Paradise, Barangay Looc at a primary idle land near the Cebu International Convention Center (CICC). Lawyer John…

DSWD-7: 23,417 beneficiaries in CV to exit 4Ps

Futch Anthony Inso 11/06/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 23,415 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries in Central Visayas will exit the program in 2023 due to natural attrition because they no longer have any monitored children who are 0-18 years…

DSWD-7: 82,000 households validated as 4Ps beneficiaries, ‘self-sufficient’ revalidation continues

Futch Anthony Inso 10/02/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — At least 82,000 households or 99 percent of the 82,922 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) households have been revalidated as beneficiaries of the program by the  DSWD-7 or the Department of Social Welfare…

DSWD-7 conducts revalidation of 4Ps members

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 08/25/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has started conducting household validation of the beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). The agency, in a statement, said its…

DSWD-7 to beneficiaries of educational aid: Follow payout schedule

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/22/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has urged beneficiaries of their educational assistance program to follow their payout schedule. DSWD-7 issued the advisory on Monday, August 22, following…

Only 48 percent of beneficiaries in Cebu City got P5K financial aid

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/28/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Two months since Typhoon Odette, Cebu City has yet to distribute the P5,000 financial aid to more than half of the owners of damaged structures. The Department of Social Welfare and Services (DSWS)…

DSWD-7 eyes 134K Supplemental Feeding Program beneficiaries

Futch Anthony Inso 05/30/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) is targeting at least 134,637 beneficiaries for the agency’s Supplemental Feeding Program (SFP) for different LGUs in the region. Christopher Vasquez, SFP…

1,360 beneficiaries from 3 Cebu towns receive DSWD-7’s P10K livelihood aid

Futch Anthony Inso 03/29/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The 1,360 beneficiaries of the P10,000 livelihood assistance from the three towns of Cebu province are encouraged to use the money for its intended purpose. Rebecca Geamala, Department of Social Welfare and Development…

DSWD detects over 81,000 duplicate cash aid beneficiaries, 52,000 ineligible recipients

Krissy Aguilar - Reporter / @KAguilarINQ 07/17/2020

MANILA, Philippines — Over 81,000 individuals have received financial assistance from more than one government agency while more than 52,000 recipients were ineligible, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Friday. “Sa duplication natin, umabot…

DOLE-7 releases over P61M to TUPAD beneficiaries

By Irene R. Sino Cruz 05/08/2020

CEBU CITY—The Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) in Central Visayas paid over P61 million to over 15,000 workers in the informal sector under the Tulong Panghanapbuhay sa Ating Disadvantaged/Displaced Workers (TUPAD). The TUPAD beneficiaries joined the…

Some UCT beneficiaries return cash aid so others can benefit from it

Futch Anthony Inso 04/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Some Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) Listahanan beneficiaries have decided to voluntarily waive their slots for the emergency cash grants under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP). Vicente Fernandez, a UCT Listahanan beneficiary from Samboan,…

Charcoal maker from Carmen, Cebu among SAP beneficiaries

Irene R. Sino Cruz 04/22/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—He earns his living by making charcoal, but the ongoing community quarantine prevents him from doing so. Thus, the emergency subsidy charcoal maker Dario Genson received under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) was a welcome…

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