What is NCDDP?

NCDDP, or the National Community-Driven Development Program, is a poverty alleviation program of the Philippine Government implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). It was approved on 18 January 2013 by the National Economic Development Authority (NEDA)...

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Poverty is a type of disaster – DSWD

Cebu City – “Poverty in itself is a disaster.”

This was the statement made by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Juliano-Soliman during her keynote address in the municipal Mayors’ Forum for identified local chief...

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DSWD's Kalahi-CIDSS named Best Public Sector Project

Iloilo City - The Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) won in the 4th Best Public Sector Project Awards in Region VI.

The Awards has four objectives: to identify...

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Women find worth in welding

Madalag, Aklan - March is Women’s Month – a fitting occasion to pay tribute to extraordinary women who, despite all odds, became successful in their endeavors, being able to help their families and contribute to the community.

Such are the stories...

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Madalag's Women Warriors

When women gather together, it is all too easy to assume that they are gossiping, about their own lives and about common acquaintances. Indeed, this has become such a typical Philippine scenario that this is commonly portrayed in local films...

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