1, 246 in Lapu-Lapu City receive P3,000 cash aid

Futch Anthony Inso 05/18/2024

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu – A total of 1,246 beneficiaries in Lapu-Lapu City received financial assistance worth P3,000 each during the nationwide launch of the “Ayuda para sa Kapos ang Kita Program” (AKAP) on Saturday, May 18. AKAP…

Gov’t food stamp program in full blast by July – DSWD

Julie Aurelio 05/12/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will begin by July the full implementation of its food stamp program for 300,000 beneficiaries after a six-month pilot program that started in December. Social Welfare…

DSWD to aid drivers affected of PUVMP

Adrian Parungao 05/04/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said that it will provide aid to drivers affected by the Public Utility Vehicle Modernization Program (PUVMP). According to DSWD Assistant Secretary Irene Dumlao, the agency…

130 centenarians in CV to get P100,000 cash aid

Futch Anthony Inso 04/20/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A total of 130 centenarians in the Central Visayas will receive a cash gift of P100,000 each from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Based on Republic Act 10868 or the…

DSWD tackles peace initiatives with AFP

Adrian Parungao 03/20/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) revealed that they have discussed cooperation and peace initiatives with the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP). DSWD Assistant Secretary Arnel Garcia said the meeting on Monday was…

DSWD alerts public on fake FB page offering jobs

Adrian Parungao 03/08/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Thursday clarified that a Facebook account posing as the agency and offering job opportunities is fake. The account, not affiliated with DSWD, misleads users by…

CDN Digital hailed as Most Supportive Online News by DSWD

Pia Piquuero 03/01/2024

CEBU CITY, Philippines – CDN Digital was conferred the Gawad Ulat Award for Most Supportive Online News of 2023 by the Department of Social Welfare and Development Central Visayas (DSWD-7) through its PaNaTa Ko sa Bayan Awards…

DSWD plans to do away with seniors’ booklets

Kathleen de Villa 02/03/2024

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) on Friday said it plans to do away with the purchase booklets that senior citizens use for record-keeping when availing themselves of discounts on medicines and other essential goods. A recent position…

DSWD refutes allegations on people’s initiative utilizing AICS program

Adrian Parungao 01/27/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) denied claims on Friday that its Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS) program was used to incentivize those who signed the people’s initiative to amend…

DSWD: 100 percent pension hike for indigent seniors by February

Zeus Legaspi 01/22/2024

MANILA, Philippines — Starting next month, indigent senior citizens who are beneficiaries of the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) Social Pension program will receive a P1,000 monthly stipend, DSWD Assistant Secretary Romel Lopez announced on Monday.…

260,000 PWDs benefit from DSWD ‘cash-for-work’ program

Adrian Parungao 01/19/2024

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reported on Friday that roughly 260,000 persons with disabilities (PWDs) have availed benefits from its Kapangyarihan at Kaunlaran sa Barangay-Cash-For-Work (KKB-CFW) Program. According to DSWD Assistant…

Former 4Ps child beneficiary makes it on list of licensure exam top scorers

Angeline Marcelino 12/02/2023

MANILA, Philippines — One of the topnotchers of the November 2023 Licensure Examination for Midwives is a former “monitored child” under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). DSWD…

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