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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, 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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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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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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COMMUNITIES KEY TO DEVELOPMENT - DSWD

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Juliano-Soliman strongly emphasized that the citizens are crucial to the pursuit of progress. She made this point as she talked about how the Community-Driven Development (CDD) approach can...

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We'll stand together to fight poverty – DSWD officials

Jan 28, 2014

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Undersecretary Parisya Taradji and Assistant Secretary Camilo Gudmalin called for greater convergence of government efforts in addressing the poverty situation in the Philippines, particularly in light of the expectation that stronger disasters will...

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Involve citizens in disaster response and recovery – DSWD

Mar 05, 2014

Tacloban City, Leyte – Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman emphasized the importance of getting communities involved in disaster relief and recovery operations as being one of the key lessons learned in the aftermath of Typhoon Yolanda.

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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-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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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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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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