DSWD-7 intensifies convergence of services through Lambigit Convergence Activity

PR 11/29/2022

  The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office VII (DSWD-7)  will conduct a convergence activity called “Lambigit,” a Cebuano word for involvement, on November 29, 2022. This is one way of intensifying the convergence of…

Lapu-Lapu City Council to DSWD: Help 4,000 retrenched MEPZ workers

Futch Anthony Inso 10/01/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — The Lapu-Lapu City Council has requested the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to provide assistance to 4,000 retrenched workers from the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ). In a resolution that was…

DSWD-7 receives 38,000 online applications for educational assistance in less than 24 hours

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 09/13/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) received about 38,000 online applications for educational assistance, in less than 24 hours since the regional agency reopened the online application for…

The crowds and desperation

Inez Ponce de leon - @inquirerdotnet 08/24/2022

The photos of last weekend’s Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) debacle were both pitiful and nightmarish: thousands of people, who had spent at least half the night lining up for a few pesos in educational…

38K 4Ps beneficiaries in Central Visayas to exit program next month

Futch Anthony Inso 07/26/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Close to 38,000 Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries in Central Visayas are set to exit the program in August this year. This was confirmed by Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-7…

DBM releases P6.2-B cash subsidy for 6 million poor Filipinos

Neil Arwin Mercado - Reporter / @NAMercadoINQ 07/01/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Budget and Management (DBM) released Friday a total of P6.2 billion which will be distributed to 6 million Filipinos amid the high prices of fuel and other commodities. The DBM said the funds…

DSWD-7: 3,871 families are pantawid graduates in Central Visayas

Futch Anthony Inso 06/05/2022

  LAPU-LAPU CITY, Philippines — Some 3,871 families in Central Visayas have already graduated from the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). Randie de Gracia, Family Development Session (FDS) focal person of the Department of Social Welfare and…

CHR-7 to probe children used as human shields in Carbon clashes

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/24/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — The Commission on Human Rights in Central Visayas (CHR-7) will be investigating the incidents at the Carbon Market where children were allegedly used as human shields by vendors to push back market personnel.…

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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