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Disaster-prone Leyte village gets housing project

Sep 05, 2016

TACLOBAN CITY—The Department of Social Welfare and Development, through its poverty-alleviation project Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS), turned over on Sunday housing units in a remote community in Leyte province.

The...

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DSWD releases P1-B for Kalahi-CIDSS in Eastern Visayas

Jun 10, 2015

MAASIN CITY, Southern Leyte, June 9 (PIA) --  A total of P1,008,526,165.63 has already been released to the barangay-beneficiaries of the whole Eastern Visayas through the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery...

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DSWD completes 7,531 community projects

May 25, 2015

QUEZON CITY, May 25 --  The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) completed 7, 531 community projects that were undertaken from 2011 to April 15, 2015, involving the communities themselves.

The projects were implemented through the Kapit-Bisig Laban...

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P19.6 million Kalahi-CIDSS projects up in Sarangani Town

Apr 21, 2015

KORONADAL CITY --- Thousands of residents of coastal town of Maasim in Sarangani province are set to benefit some Php19.6 million of various community projects courtesy of the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-A Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS),...

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DSWD, LGUs ink MOA

Jul 08, 2015

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VII recently launched the implementation of Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services National Community Driven Development Program or the Kalahi-CIDDS NCDDP in the 27 additional...

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PCW chair lauds Kalahi-CIDSS for promoting women empowerment

May 11, 2016

MANILA, May 11 -- Philippine Commission on Women (PCW) Chair Remedios Rikken praised the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) for empowering women and promoting gender equality in “Empowering Communities, Empowering Women” activity of the...

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DSWD turns over biggest project community in Guimaras town

Mar 31, 2016

GUIMARAS – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD through the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) turned over last week a 6.7-kilometer community access road to Barangay Alegria in the town of Sibunag,...

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Kalahi-CIDSS to continue amidst elections

Mar 17, 2016

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) commits to sustain its partnership with local government units and citizens in helping ensure that their basic needs will be met through the continuation of implementation of the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive...

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No more sleepless nights

Feb 22, 2016

Barangay Bio-os in the town of Amlan consists of five sitios. Of the five, Sitio Sug-ong is the one greatly affected by flood, because it is located in the lowest part of the town.  Flood waters from the Upper barangays...

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Kalahi-CIDSS strengthens partnership with NCIP

Aug 18, 2015

A Program that introduces community-driven development, Kalahi-CIDSS of the DSWD also promotes social safeguards to ensure that its operation will not be detrimental to the people whom it serves, particularly the indigenous peoples of the 11 municipalities where Kalahi-CIDSS is...

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DSWD involves communities in Yolanda recovery, rehab efforts

May 13, 2014

Ormoc City, Leyte – Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano- Soliman stressed that the Philippine government is actively involving the citizens in the post-disaster early recovery and rehabilitation efforts following Typhoon Yolanda. Addressing the representatives of various...

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DSWD to strengthen role of communities in environmental protection

May 05, 2014

CEBU CITY – As part of its plan to develop communities into knowledge hubs in environmental responsibility, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), through Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS), recently conducted an environmental...

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Poverty is a type of disaster – DSWD

Mar 25, 2014

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 Project exceeds targets - World Bank

Nov 11, 2013

MANILA – The World Bank through its Social Development Specialist Malou Padua reported that the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) has satisfactorily met and even exceeded its targets in its identified key performance indicators...

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Kalahi-CIDSS ways impress mayor of Ilocos town

Mar 05, 2015

The residents of Sugpon, Ilocos Sur have decided to take the development of their municipality in their own hands.

Sugpon, a fifth-class municipality in the province of Ilocos Sur, and its local chief executive recently embraced a new system...

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DSWD to roll out P294-M Kalahi-CIDSS projects in SOCCSKSARGEN

Feb 19, 2015

KORONADAL CITY, South Cotabato,  Feb 18 (PIA)  --   The Department of Social Welfare and Development is gearing up  for  the implementation of  P294-million worth of  development  projects  in various municipalities across  SOCCSKSARGEN Region, an   official of the agency  here  announced. Continue Reading

Bohol recipient of Php150-M Kalahi-CIDSS aid

Feb 08, 2015

CARMEN, Bohol – The province of Bohol is a recipient of Kapit-Bisig laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS), a project of the DSWD and supported by Millenium Challenge Corporation (MCC) with $120 million grant supervised by...

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Be part of local development, DSWD urges Filipinos

Jan 23, 2015

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) urges Filipinos to join local development activities within their communities so they can become active participants in nation building.

“By participating in these activities that are critical to the development of...

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Ilocos region mayors show support to KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP

Jan 07, 2015

Ilocos region mayors kapit-bisig (link arms) to show their support for the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services-National Community-Driven Development Program (KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP) during their Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) signing last November 12, 2014. This...

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KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP nets awards in recent DSWD Scorecard Summit

Dec 03, 2014

Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services-National Community-Driven Development Program (KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP), one of the major poverty alleviation programs of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently hit big during the Agency’s...

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DSWD'S FIRST EVER URBAN CDD PROJECTS TURNED OVER TO COMMUNITY

Jul 19, 2013

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has recently inaugurated its 1,250 linear meter canal, the first urban community-driven development (CDD) infrastructure sub-project under Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) in Ligtong III in...

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