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…

CA defers Tulfo’s confirmation as secretary of DSWD

Marlon Ramos 11/23/2022

Erwin Tulfo’s designation as Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) secretary may be in limbo as the powerful legislative Commission on Appointments (CA) on Tuesday deferred his confirmation due to legal issues over his citizenship and…

Third group of Mandaue flood victims receive financial assistance

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/20/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Another batch of flood victims in Mandaue city were able to receive their financial assistance on Thursday, October 20. A total of 919 beneficiaries from barangays Alang-Alang, Maguikay, Tabok, and Casuntingan received P9,000…

Mandaue City flood victims receive financial aid

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/11/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — Almost 1,000 Mandaue City flood victims received financial assistance on Tuesday, October 11, 2022, at the Mandaue City Cultural and Sports Complex. A total of 983 beneficiaries from barangays Umapad, Cubacub, Casili, and…

Mandaue City to give P3K to every family affected by Sept 9 flooding

Mary Rose Sagarino 10/05/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — More than 5,000 families affected by the massive September 9 flooding in Mandaue City, will be receiving P3,000 financial assistance from the city government. A total of 5,623 families were affected by the…

DSWD-7 validating reports of more displaced workers in MEPZ

Futch Anthony Inso 10/05/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Department of Social Welfare and Development Central Visayas (DSWD-7) is validating reports that there are also other workers from the Mactan Export Processing Zone (MEPZ) who were displaced after their company filed for bankruptcy.…

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…

No P100,000 cash gift yet for 704 centenarians

Philippine Daily Inquirer 09/25/2022

MANILA, Philippines — There are 1,704 centenarians in the country but 704 of them have yet to receive their P100,000 cash gifts as mandated by law. This is because the Department of Social Welfare and Development does not have…

After massive flooding, fire hits Brgy Casuntingan in Mandaue

Mary Rose Sagarino 09/13/2022

MANDAUE CITY, Philippines — After the massive flooding on September 9, Barangay Casuntingan is beset with another crisis: fire. On Tuesday dawn, September 13, a fire razed apartments in a compound in the barangay, displacing 34 families…

DSWD stops online application for educational assistance

Daphne Galvez 09/12/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has stopped accepting online applications for its educational aid amid a high volume of requests. DSWD spokesman Romel Lopez on Monday said it has so far…

Cordova town mulls financial assistance for seniors not enrolled in DSWD program

Futch Anthony Inso 08/30/2022

LAPU-LAPU CITY, Cebu—The Municipality of Cordova plans to distribute financial assistance to senior citizens in the town who were not enrolled in the social pension of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). This was announced…

Education aid payout extension, house-to-house distribution eyed 

Daphne Galvez, Tonette Orejas - @inquirerdotnet 08/29/2022

MANILA, Philippines — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will look into the possibility of extending the distribution of cash assistance to qualified students as well as house-to-house distribution, an official said Monday. DSWD Assistant…

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