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…

DSWD readies social amelioration measures for poor families affected by Covid-19

Futch Anthony Inso 03/30/2020

Cebu City, Philippines—Families belonging to the vulnerable sector who are affected by the enhanced community quarantine due to the Coronavirus Disease 2109 (COVID-19) crisis will be provided social amelioration grant from the Department of Social Welfare and…

DSWD livelihood grant helps family health workers start detergent, cleaning solutions business

Irene R. Sino Cruz 02/11/2020

CEBU CITY, Philippines—Recognizing  that what they earn as family health workers (FHW) could not sustain their needs, six women decided to avail of a livelihood grant from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to start…

Grade 7 student from Cordova tops provincial search for Exemplary Pantawid Pamilya Child 2019

Rosalie Abatayo 08/08/2019

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A grade seven student from Cordova town, eastern Cebu bagged the top spot in the provincial search for Exemplary Pantawid Pamilya Kids for 2019. Jhon Rhod Amodia, who goes to school at the…

Radaza asks mother of abandoned baby to see her

Jessa Sotto 09/27/2018

Lapu-Lapu City Mayor Paz Radaza is asking the mother of the baby boy who was left in a garbage dumping area in Barangay Marigondon to see her. Radaza, who is also a mother, said the parent of…

Naga landslide evacuees balloon to more than 7K

Jessa Sotto 09/27/2018

The number of displaced families has increased to 1,716 consisting of 7, 653 individuals, a week since the massive landslide that hit Barangays Tinaan and Naalad, City of Naga, Cebu on Sept. 20, 2018. The number of…

Center for Children seeks parents of abandoned child

11/01/2017

THE Reception and Study Center for Children (RSCC) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas is seeking the public’s assistance in locating the parents and relatives of the abandoned child. Myn Daeniell Hubahib,…

416 SLP beneficiaries finish short courses

10/23/2017

A TOTAL of 416 beneficiaries of the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) finished different short courses that could help them get a job or engage in…

12-year old girl harassed by grandfather

Winston Ensomo 09/29/2017

A 12-year old girl was rescued by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) after she was allegedly sexually harassed by her grandfather in Samboan town, Cebu on Thursday night. The suspect, 66, admitted to harassing…

UC SOCIAL WORK

PR 08/29/2017

The University of Cebu Social Work Department of the College of Liberal Arts launched its student internship program and held an academic ‘trialogue’ with its partner agencies at the UC Main Campus, Cebu City. After the oath…

DSWD delivers relief supplies to Marawi

06/01/2017

The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Central Visayas (DSWD-7) has sent a total of 20,000 family food packs to Mindanao to respond the need for food of the families affected by the armed conflict in…

Women tied to cult leader convicted of trafficking

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 03/29/2017

TWO women were convicted last Tuesday for recruiting girls to join a local cult where they were later molested by its founder. Judge Jacinto Fajardo of the Regional Trial Court Branch 53 found Elvira Daño and Brenda…

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