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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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Kalahi-CIDSS project in San Isidro, Bohol

Jun 30, 2015

SAN ISIDRO TOWN, BOHOL – Pre-occupied with their personal and familial concerns after attempting to gather strength from the devastating earthquake, residents of Barangay Cambansag need to rally on one common goal to concretize a resolve to get up and...

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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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WASH seminar held

Aug 06, 2015

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VII held a series of Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) seminar. The latest was conducted recently in Lipayo Dauin, Negros Oriental. The WASH seminar carried out by the Sustainable Livelihood...

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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 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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