DSWD-7 lists more than 40K potential 4Ps beneficiaries in CV

Futch Anthony Inso 11/16/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has listed 41,091 potential beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in Central Visayas. Maricor Rote, Beneficiary Data Management (BDM) focal person of DSWD-7,…

DSWD-7: Vaccinated beneficiaries to receive UCT cash cards first

Futch Anthony Inso 11/08/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has prioritized vaccinated beneficiaries of the Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) from Cebu City in the distribution of its cash cards from the…

Baby girl, found in Jagobiao lot, turned over to DSWD

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/25/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — The newborn baby girl that was found in Barangay Jagobiao here last October 16, 2021 was already turned over on Saturday, October 23, 2021 to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).…

DSWD-7 receives 12K sacks of donated rice from China

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/21/2021

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Some 600 metric tons or 12,000 sacks of Chinese rice were donated by the Government of the People’s Republic of China to the Department of Social Welfare and Development on Thursday, October 21,…

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Manuel L. Quezon III - @inquirerdotnet 09/22/2021

A straight line connects Asuncion Perez, suffragette and the first woman to head the Bureau of Public Welfare (in 1941), to Corazon Juliano-Soliman, who became Secretary of Social Welfare and Development (for the first time in 2001).…

3,261 4Ps beneficiaries in CV vaccinated

Futch Anthony Inso 07/12/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has already recorded 3,261 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries in Central Visayas who were inoculated with the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) vaccine. Kerwin…

Is your family qualified for DSWD’s Livelihood Assistance Grant?

Futch Anthony Inso 05/05/2021

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-7 is targeting to enroll 14,000 families to its Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG) under the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP). Shalaine Marie Lucero, assistant regional director for…

SOS to DSWD: Take up custody of ‘seized’ Lumad children

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 02/18/2021

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Take custody of the Lumad children “seized” by police in a so-called “rescue operations” last February 15, 2021. This was the appeal of the Save Our School Network (SOSN) to the Department of…

8-month budget gap swells to P741B due to COVID-19

Ben O. de Vera 09/24/2020

MANILA, Philippines — A pandemic-induced drop in revenues while the government spent more to fight COVID-19 widened the budget deficit by 1,510.6 percent year-on-year to P40.1 billion in August, the government reported on Wednesday, September 23, 2020.…

DSWD-7: 1,800 PUV drivers receive cash aid

Morexette Marie B. Erram 08/29/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — At least 1,800 drivers of public utility vehicles (PUVs) in Central Visayas received cash aid from the national government, the Department of Social Welfare and Development here (DSWD – 7) reported. DSWD –…

$4B in additional loans for COVID-19 response underway

Ben O. de Vera 08/28/2020

At least a dozen more loans worth a total of $4.02 billion (over P195 billion) will be secured by the Philippines this year and in 2021 to finance response to and recovery from the health and socioeconomic…

Abellanosa asks DSWD to be more transparent in implementation of SAP

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 07/09/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Cebu City Second District Representative Rodrigo “Bebot” Abellanosa has requested the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to be more transparent in the implementation of the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) in the…

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