When Typhoon Yolanda, internationally known as Haiyan, struck the central Philippines in the early morning of 8 November 2013, the trail of devastation left behind was immense: 6,200 people died and more than 1 million people had their homes, possessions...Continue Reading
Alangalang, Leyte – The San Juanico Bridge is known as the “Bridge of Love” because it connects Samar and Leyte. However, residents of Barangay Cabadsan in this town also want to claim the title for their small bridge...Continue Reading
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is set to conduct the first “bayanI Ka!” Awards on January 23 at the AIM Conference Center in Makati City, to recognize representatives from various sectors in their initiatives for community development...Continue Reading
"Ito na ang pinakamagandang pamasko sa amin. Salamat sa KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP at sa pagtutulungan ng mga taga-Himokilan. Kaya pala namin ang pagbabago. Natupad na rin ang pangarap naming mag-asawa na magka-ilaw ang aming bahay. Ngayong taon ang pinakamaliwanag na Pasko...Continue Reading
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...Continue Reading
BOGO CITY—In the midst of accomplishment reports, laden wreaths and lit candles, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VII introduces a super hero to help empower Yolanda-hit communities as the country commemorates the anniversary of the...Continue Reading
Typhoon Yolanda stories can be depressing, given the level of devastation it brought to the country.
Barangay Inobangan in San Sebastian, Samar, however, is a different case.
Even though it was also hit by ‘Yolanda’ a year ago...
Basey, Samar - Their plan was to spend their twilight years back here in their hometown, so they can enjoy the rural life, after having devoted their productive years in Tacloban City.
But they slowly found themselves becoming actively...
MANILA – The Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) is one of the programs featured in the World Bank publication entitled “I’d Like You to Know” which shows the different stories of people from across...Continue Reading