At 3:30 am, while most teenagers are still fast asleep, a teenaged boy is already up and about preparing for yet another day to get closer to his dreams.
With just a small lamp to illuminate his surroundings, Yves...
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
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
“Parang tindahan, hindi mo aakalain na gamutan pala ‘yun.”
These are the words of 32-year-old Michelle Araneta when asked to describe their old health center in Brgy. Pambuhan, Perez, Quezon Province.
“Gawa lang siya sa pawid. Inaanay na...
KIAMBA, Saranggani - Nestled at the top of the array of picturesque green mountains in the eastern part of Kiamba, some 25 kilometers away from town in Sarangani Province, the village of Kapanal in Barangay Gasi, which means equal in...Continue Reading
ISULAN, Sultan Kudarat – The scorching heat of the sun blazes down from a cloudless sky in the middle of the day.
Baiton Uy, however, was undeterred, even as sweat freely flowed down her back as she patiently waited...
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
Kalahi-CIDSS launched the first community-based training on construction painting with 75 women volunteers from prioritized barangays for its second year (Cycle 2) in Cawayan, Masbate to celebrate International Women’s Month.
The activity was designed to prepare women volunteers...Continue Reading
Madalag, Aklan- Joana Nabalde, 27, of Brgy. Sta. Catalina has had various problems come her way in the past two years.
Despite her youth, she has gone through more than other women twice her age –...Continue Reading
“Masarap po ang pakiramdam na kaming mga community volunteers ay may naging kontribusyon sa pag-unlad ng mga kabataan at ng aming mismong komunidad sa tulong ng Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-National Community-Driven Development Program o KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP, kahit na wala po...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...
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
Filomina Morte, more fondly called Lumen, stands on their ‘Footbridge in the Sky’ in Brgy. Baslay—a mountainous area of Dauin, Negros Oriental. Together with mostly farmer fellow volunteers and KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP, they built this bridge which is situated on...Continue Reading
Of the many projects they have worked on as on-call construction workers, Nestor Macarilay and Pancho Ona felt that they were building lies instead of infrastructure. At work, whenever they see and hear suspicious deals around, the two felt disappointed...Continue Reading