DSWD assures 4Ps beneficiaries of continued assistance

Credit to Author: Franz Lewin Embudo| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 04:37:09 +0000

THE Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said that beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) would continue to receive their grants and rice subsidy through their cash cards amid enforcement of the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) in Luzon.There are about 4.2 million active beneficiaries of the program, according to the DSWD. The […]

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Fake PWD IDs selling for up to P2,000 each in Manila confiscated

Credit to Author: THE MANILA TIMES| Date: Wed, 13 Nov 2019 09:50:17 +0000

SOCIAL Welfare and Development Secretary Ma. Asuncion “Re” Fugoso ordered the confiscation of fake persons with disability (PWD) IDs in Manila after learning that these were being sold from P500 to P2,000. “Nagbigay ako ng strict orders sa district officers na i-confiscate agad agad, kasi minsan nagaalanagan sila, pinapapunta pa sa main office (I gave strict orders to […]

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DSWD: Over 3 million Filipino kids nourished by gov’t feeding programs

Credit to Author: mfrialde| Date: Wed, 10 Jul 2019 05:47:49 +0000

At least 3.9 million Filipino children have received nourishment from the government’s feeding program since President Rodrigo Duterte

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E. Visayas UCT beneficiaries to receive cash grant soon – DSWD

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Sun, 09 Jun 2019 02:54:30 +0000

TACLOBAN CITY- The Eastern Visayas regional office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has announced that beneficiaries of its unconditional cash transfer (UCT) will soon receive their cash benefits under the program.

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NUJP slams Tulfo for ‘exaggerated sense of entitlement’

Credit to Author: acerojano| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 09:47:34 +0000

NUJP slams Tulfo for ‘exaggerated sense of entitlement’

The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) on Monday slammed radio personality Erwin Tulfo’s inexcusable behavior when he berated Social Welfare Secretary Rolando Bautista on air.

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‘Respect should be given to everyone,’ says Palace on Tulfo fit vs Bautista

Credit to Author: kadraneda| Date: Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:52:57 +0000

Respect should be given to everyone not just to government officials, Malacañang said Monday, days after broadcaster Erwin Tulfo went mad and unleashed tirades against Social Welfare Secretary Rolando Bautista.

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Romualdez urges House to check compliance with PWD exemptions

Credit to Author: besguerra| Date: Sun, 19 May 2019 23:23:43 +0000

MANILA, Philippines — Representative-elect Martin Romualdez of Leyte province on Sunday asked the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the National Council on Disability Affairs (NCDA) to update the public and Congress on the compliance rate of a law exempting persons with disability from payment of value-added tax (VAT) on certain goods and services.

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Benguet’s Typhoon ‘Ompong’ victims get livelihood assistance from DSWD

Credit to Author: eestopace| Date: Thu, 16 May 2019 11:07:25 +0000

Benguet's Typhoon 'Ompong' victims get livelihood assistance from DSWD

At least 952 individuals who were displaced by Typhoon “Ompong” in September 2018 received cash assistance from the DSWD on Thursday.

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Drilon: DSWD needs P2.5 B for Bahay Pag-asa Centers

Credit to Author: ggaviola| Date: Thu, 31 Jan 2019 10:19:01 +0000

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) needs P2.5 billion from the proposed 2019 national budget for the establishment and maintenance of Bahay Pag-asa Centers for youth offenders nationwide, Senate Minority Leader Franklin Drilon said on Thursday.

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