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Sacrifices always pay off:  Sacada’s daughter is valedictorian Capiz dads salute DSWD in Yolanda rehab efforts CONTRIBUTING TO THE ECONOMIC GROWTH Fresh veggies in the market Rebuilding home through KALAHI-CIDSS
 
Sacrifices always pay off:  Sacada’s daughter is valedictorian

Sacrifices always pay off: Sacada’s daughter is valedictorian

SAGAY CITY, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL – Pen and paper. These two made her change her life. Without any property or belongings because of poverty, a 17-year-old girl toppled other 832 graduating students [...]

Sacrifices always pay off:  Sacada’s daughter is valedictorian
Capiz dads salute DSWD in Yolanda rehab efforts

Capiz dads salute DSWD in Yolanda rehab efforts

CAPIZ-In the opening ceremony of Capiztahan (April 10, 2015), provincial officials here lauded the leadership and personnel of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in their [...]

Capiz dads salute DSWD in Yolanda rehab efforts

Conquering poverty

Poverty has enslaved them for years. But she conquered it. They have been living on a hand-to-mouth existence as far back as she could remember but this did not stop 18-year-old Regine Educano of [...]

CONTRIBUTING TO THE ECONOMIC GROWTH

CONTRIBUTING TO THE ECONOMIC GROWTH

CONTRIBUTING TO THE ECONOMIC GROWTH. Undersecretary Mateo Montano of DSWD Central Office motivates workers of DSWD Field Office VI during the Budget Utilization Agenda in Iloilo City. Saying, [...]

CONTRIBUTING TO THE ECONOMIC GROWTH
Fresh veggies in the market

Fresh veggies in the market

FARM-TO-MARKET ROAD. Villagers in San Isidro, Guimaras need not to endure walking the stretch of dirt road to transport their produced to the town proper after the completion of the P3.5 [...]

Fresh veggies in the market
Rebuilding home through KALAHI-CIDSS

Rebuilding home through KALAHI-CIDSS

IN A GLANCE, no one would think that a family lives in a makeshift house in a hilly part of a community in Batan, Aklan. The dwelling is made of scrap galvanized iron sheets and walled with [...]

Rebuilding home through KALAHI-CIDSS
DSWD6 gives P109T for trafficking victims

DSWD6 gives P109T for trafficking victims

25 March 2015

ILOILO City-The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VI has released a total of P109,000 for victims of human trafficking. The amount was given to a total of 16 victims, seven of them were victims of prostitution and two displaced Overseas Filipino Workers (OFWs), while the rest were victims of cyber pornography, […]

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Pantawid Pamilya improves husband-wife relationship

Pantawid Pamilya improves husband-wife relationship

17 March 2015

“We used to fight a lot.” This was the revelation of one PantawidPamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiary about her relationship with her husband. Forty-five-year-old MonienDoroño of Barangay Mongpong, Roxas City, who has been married for 18 years now recalled that their initial years were filled with happiness. Bouts of arguments started, however, when financial problems had […]

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Why Karen is now often seen in school

Why Karen is now often seen in school

23 January 2015

FOR her, school is fun. But there are times when she just cannot go there. Karen Grace Palma, now 11 years old and a grade five pupil of Guihaman-Buntatala Elementary School in Leganes, Iloilo, says that she wants to be in school all the time because she learns so many things and enjoys the company […]

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Capiz towns get P694.7M for emergency shelter assistance

Capiz towns get P694.7M for emergency shelter assistance

20 January 2015

ROXAS City-Municipalities of Capiz here yesterday received P695.7 million for the emergency shelter assistance (ESA) intended for typhoon Yolanda survivors. If broken down, P477,600,000 was released for Roxas City; P173,610,000 for Panay; and P43,570,000 for Pontevedra. The amount will go to 15,920 families with totally damaged houses in Roxas City; 5,637 families with totally damaged […]

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FDS changes alcoholic, jealous husband

FDS changes alcoholic, jealous husband

13 January 2015

His life will not be completed without having a drinking session with his barkada every afternoon or even until wee hours. This is how 36-year-old Erma Gonzaludo of Brgy. Guintas, Leganes, Iloilo described her husband before they were not included in the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program. Gonzaludo said they keep on fighting each other even […]

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DSWD: intensified disaster preparedness in FDS

22 December 2014

Ma. Evelyn B. Macapobre, regional director of Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-6) wants to intensify lectures on disaster preparedness in the Family Development Session (FDS) of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program. The proposal came after four deaths were recorded at the evacuation centers in Iloilo during the preemptive evacuation due to Typhoon Ruby […]

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DSWD ties up with Habitat to provide shelter for Yolanda survivors

DSWD ties up with Habitat to provide shelter for Yolanda survivors

20 December 2014

ROXAS CITY–The Department of Social Welfare in Development, in partnership with UN Habitat for Humanity, is implementing a core shelter project for families in this city who lost their homes to Typhoon Yolanda. Recently, the DSWD 6, through Regional Director Ma. Evelyn B. Macapobre released a total of P6,020,000.00 to 86 residents of Barangay Milibili, […]

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Sacrifices always pay off:  Sacada’s daughter is valedictorian

Sacrifices always pay off: Sacada’s daughter is valedictorian

11 April 2015

SAGAY CITY, NEGROS OCCIDENTAL – Pen and paper. These two made her change her life. Without any property or belongings because of poverty, a 17-year-old girl toppled other 832 graduating students of Sagay National High School because of her dreams. She did not have money and never owned a cellphone but with a paper a […]

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Conquering poverty

07 April 2015

Poverty has enslaved them for years. But she conquered it. They have been living on a hand-to-mouth existence as far back as she could remember but this did not stop 18-year-old Regine Educano of Purok Sigay, Brgy. Singcang-Airport, Bacolod City from reaching her dreams. Regine graduated as their batch valedictorian this year saying that her […]

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CONTRIBUTING TO THE ECONOMIC GROWTH

CONTRIBUTING TO THE ECONOMIC GROWTH

31 March 2015

CONTRIBUTING TO THE ECONOMIC GROWTH. Undersecretary Mateo Montano of DSWD Central Office motivates workers of DSWD Field Office VI during the Budget Utilization Agenda in Iloilo City. Saying, “Let us continue to contribute to the economic growth so that we could help improve the conditions of the poor, marginalized and vulnerable sectors,” Montano led officials […]

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Fresh veggies in the market

Fresh veggies in the market

31 March 2015

FARM-TO-MARKET ROAD. Villagers in San Isidro, Guimaras need not to endure walking the stretch of dirt road to transport their produced to the town proper after the completion of the P3.5 kilometer KALAHI CIDSS-Millennium Challenge Corporation’s farm-to-market road implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development.

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Rebuilding home through KALAHI-CIDSS

Rebuilding home through KALAHI-CIDSS

31 March 2015

IN A GLANCE, no one would think that a family lives in a makeshift house in a hilly part of a community in Batan, Aklan. The dwelling is made of scrap galvanized iron sheets and walled with bamboo and nipa. The family was left homeless when Typhoon Yolanda hit the province in 2013. Yet the […]

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DSWD-6 to Pantawid benes: No pawning of cash cards

DSWD-6 to Pantawid benes: No pawning of cash cards

11 February 2015

The Department of Social Welfare and Development in Western Visayas (DSWD-6) warned all beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program not to pawn their cash cards as guarantee for their loans, collaterals and other lending transactions. This after the Grievance Redness System (GRS) of the Pantawid Pamilya program in the region has been receiving reports on […]

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WV gets gawad listahanan nat’l award

28 January 2015

WESTERN Visayas’ entry in the Gawad Listahanan national awards won the top spot. Under the City category, Escalante from Negros Occidental bested other 16 Local Government Units which joined the search. Listahanan, also known as National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR), is an information m anagement system that makes available to national government […]

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P9.5M released as shelter aid to Tapaz ‘Yolanda’ survivors

P9.5M released as shelter aid to Tapaz ‘Yolanda’ survivors

22 December 2014

TAPAZ, CAPIZ—Ninety-four year-old Noveliches Gloria was misty-eyed as her frail and shaking hands tapped the DSWD worker’s arm as her sign of gratefulness for the P30,000.00 emergency shelter assistance she is about to receive. “Salamat, salamat, salamat. (Thank you, thank you, thank you),” she said while her wrinkled face and lips flashes a pleasant smile. […]

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Renewing the commitment vs human/child trafficking

Renewing the commitment vs human/child trafficking

20 December 2014

The Philippines Against Child Trafficking-Iloilo chapter joined the observance of the International Day Against Human Trafficking through an activity entitled, “Magbugtaw, Hibalo-on, Ipakigbato ang Imo Kinamatarong Batok sa Human Trafficking” at the San Pedro, Molo covered gym in Iloilo City. In this photo, children were among the participants to the activity, which was highlighted by […]

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DSWD6: We’re working 24/7 to pay ESA to Ilonggos

DSWD6: We’re working 24/7 to pay ESA to Ilonggos

19 December 2014

SARA, Iloilo- The head of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) here assured Ilonggos that they are working 24/7 to fast track the payment of Emergency Shelter Assistance (ESA) to Yolanda survivors. “We have been working 24/7 to ensure that Ilonggos will have a merry Christmas,” said Ma. Evelyn B. Macapobre, regional director […]

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P2.5M worth of BUB projects inaugurated in San Carlos City

P2.5M worth of BUB projects inaugurated in San Carlos City

18 December 2014

SAN CARLOS CITY—The Department of Social Welfare and Development recently inaugurated several projects in this city with a total funding of P2.5 million, which will benefit hundreds of young children. DSWD 6 OIC Assistant Regional Director for Operations Rebecca P. Geamala led the inauguration of Lupao Daycare Center in Barangay Quezon, Bairan Daycare Center in […]

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Rice in relief packs are of good quality –DSWD

Rice in relief packs are of good quality –DSWD

18 December 2014

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) assures the public that the rice it is giving as part of relief assistance to calamity-affected families are of good quality. In this photo, typhoon-affected families in Ajuy, Iloilo receive P30,000 as emergency shelter assistance and 25 kilos of rice each from the DSWD regional office. “You […]

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Yolanda hardest-hit town gets P9M in emergency shelter assistance

Yolanda hardest-hit town gets P9M in emergency shelter assistance

17 December 2014

ESTANCIA, Iloilo-More than a year ago, this town did not just suffer the paralysis of lives brought by typhoon Yolanda, internationally known Haiyan. It also suffered from the oil spill problem as a barge leaked oil into its waters and destroyed livelihood and marine life. While damaged houses were still visible, the faces of people […]

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3 Pantawid Pamilya children thank DSWD workers

3 Pantawid Pamilya children thank DSWD workers

16 December 2014

THREE Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiaries thanked the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) employees for changing their lives. In a letter addressed to Director Ma. Evelyn B. Macapobre, regional director of DSWD Field Office VI, Friendsheil Sarona of Brgy. Buntatala, Leganes, Iloilo, said, “Una po sa lahat thank you po sa pagbibigay ng […]

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Igbaras mayor: “We always give priority to the Listahanan poor”

Igbaras mayor: “We always give priority to the Listahanan poor”

12 December 2014

Seeing the importance of serving the “real poor,” an Executive Order giving priority to Listahanan-identified poor in the implementation of local programs and services is now in effect in the Municipality of Igbaras. Mayor Vicente Escorpion, Jr. has issued Executive Order (EO) No. 10-18, which orders all the government and non-government organizations in the municipality […]

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Bugasong women’s groups unite for progress

Bugasong women’s groups unite for progress

12 December 2014

By Wenna B. Bendol BUGASONG, ANTIQUE—“Maghirupay”(unite), “Ugwad” (progress) and Forward. Three different words, but when joined together means “unity towards progress.” These are the names of women’s groups in Barangay Bagtason, Bugasong town in the province of Antique. They are three different groups that are working together towards a common goal. “Nagaburuligay kami. Indi bale […]

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Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries lead in ‘Ruby’ operation

12 December 2014

Luckily spared from the wrath of Typhoon Ruby, some beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program voluntarily submitted themselves to the different repacking sites in Iloilo to help in the repacking operation. The Department of Social Welfare and Development 6 (DSWD-6) has recorded 160 Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries out of more than 700 volunteers who joined the […]

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Resonating success through making chips

Resonating success through making chips

11 December 2014

By Wenna B. Bendol SAN REMIGIO, ANTIQUE–An array of newly-washed aprons in pink and blue colors neatly hanged in the clothesline in the front yard greeted visitors from the DSWD one fine Tuesday morning. Inside the small bamboo house was another refreshing sight to behold: a husband busy cleaning and preparing the raw materials for […]

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Volunteers for relief operations recognized

Volunteers for relief operations recognized

11 December 2014

Ma. Evelyn B. Macapobre, regional director of Department of Social Welfare and Development 6 (DSWD-6) thanked more than 700 volunteers coming from different organizations who voluntarily helped the department in repacking of relief goods in four established repacking sites in Iloilo for immediate food assistance to evacuees of Typhoon Ruby. “We are thankful to all […]

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P19.7M worth of relief aid released to typhoon-affected families

P19.7M worth of relief aid released to typhoon-affected families

10 December 2014

The regional office of the Department of Social Welfare and Development has released a total of P19.7 million assistance through the provision of food packs to families who were affected by Typhoon Ruby in Western Visayas. As of 9:00 AM today (December 10), the DSWD Field Office VI has already completed the distribution of 62,551 […]

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Spot checking conducted for fast delivery of relief goods

Spot checking conducted for fast delivery of relief goods

10 December 2014

DSWD Asec for Operations and Programs Group Camilo Gudmalin, DSWD-6 Director Ma. Evelyn B. Macapobre and Assistant Regional Director for Operations Rebecca P. Geamala conducted a spot inspection of DSWD workers in Altavas, Aklan Tuesday. Members of the KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP Area Coordinating Team were all present and helping the LGU in validating the list of […]

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Importance of data management stressed

Importance of data management stressed

10 December 2014

  Assistant Secretary for Operations and Programs Group Camilo Gudmalin stressed the importance of data collected in the field to know the extent of the affected areas in Western Visayas. Gudmalin is in Iloilo to closely monitor the region’s Typhoon Ruby preparation and know the magnitude of displacements. The needs of the victims, relief assistance […]

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Evacuees return home

Evacuees return home

09 December 2014

Thousands of evacuees returned to their homes after the Philippine Atmospheric Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) declared Typhoon Ruby has weakened and public storm warning signal 1 had been lifted in Western Visayas. Of the 65, 541 evacuees in Western Visayas, only less than one percent remained in the one evacuation center in the […]

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Status of relief operations

Status of relief operations

09 December 2014

DSWD Assistant Secretary for Operations and Programs Group Camilo G. Gudmalin (second from right), DSWD-6 Director Ma. Evelyn Macapobre (hidden) and OIC-Assistant Regional Director for Operations Rebecca P. Geamala (second from left) together with Capiz SWAD Team leader Josephine Degala and Pantawid Pamilya Capiz Provincial Operations Officer Joselito Estember met with Capiz Gov. Victor Tanco […]

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DSWD 6 establishes four repacking centers in Iloilo

DSWD 6 establishes four repacking centers in Iloilo

09 December 2014

As the number of evacuees due to Typhoon Ruby increases, the Department of Social Welfare and Development 6 (DSWD6) established four repacking sites in Iloilo to fast track the delivery of family food packs at the evacuation centers in the region as other provinces in Western Visayas are still under Public Storm Signal Nos. 1 […]

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DSWD-6 releases 26, 449 food family packs to evacuees in WV

DSWD-6 releases 26, 449 food family packs to evacuees in WV

07 December 2014

The Department of Social Welfare and Development 6 (DSWD-6) through the Local Government Units (LGUs) released 26, 449 family food packs for families who sought temporary shelters in 302 identified evacuation centers all over the region onset of the Typhoon Ruby (international name Hagupit) that placed Northern Panay into Public Storm Signal No. 2 as […]

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DSWD to feed families in evacuation centers

DSWD to feed families in evacuation centers

07 December 2014

The Department of Social Welfare and Development will be providing family food packs to families who are in evacuation centers in the different provinces of the region as per instruction from DSWD Secretary Corazon J. Soliman. This following the preemptive evacuation implemented by the government of families living in areas susceptible to storm surge/flooding and […]

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DSWD-6 earmarks P19.4 million standby funds for Typhoon Ruby

DSWD-6 earmarks P19.4 million standby funds for Typhoon Ruby

05 December 2014

The Department of Social Welfare and Development received P10 million additional fund in aid of areas in Western Visayas that will be affected by “Typhoon Ruby’ (international name Hagupit). The P10M is part of the national government’s immediate response to regions that will be hit by the typhoon. The funds is apart from P9.4 million […]

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DSWD6 convenes QRT in preparation for ‘Hagupit’

DSWD6 convenes QRT in preparation for ‘Hagupit’

03 December 2014

ILOILO City-The DSWD Field Office VI convened this afternoon its Quick Response Team (DRT), along with its workforce, in preparation for the impending typhoon internationally named “Hagupit.” Presided by regional director Ma. Evelyn B. Macapobre, along with Protective Services Unit head Rosario Sanagustin, all committees involving mobilization of volunteers, data processing and reporting, logistics and […]

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Concepcionanons get P18 million emergency shelter assistance

Concepcionanons get P18 million emergency shelter assistance

30 November 2014

CONCEPCION, Iloilo-Six hundred residents here yesterday received a total of P18 million in emergency shelter assistance (ESA) from the Department of Social Welfare and Develoment (DSWD). Each receiving P30,000 amount of check, the recipients were prioritized by the Local Government Unit to be prioritized for ESA, considering those with totally damaged houses and are still […]

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Antique’s bets win nat’l SLP awards

Antique’s bets win nat’l SLP awards

28 November 2014

ILOILO CITY– Two women from the province of Antique proved that they too can excel nationally. The stories of Gloria Juayang, of Barangay Aningalan, and Rosemarie dela Rama, of Barangay Tubudan, both in San Remigio, Antique impressed the judges that made them as top winners for the Individual Enterprise category of the Sustainable Livelihood Program’s […]

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DSWD-6 releases P59.2M livelihood assistance to typhoon-affected families

DSWD-6 releases P59.2M livelihood assistance to typhoon-affected families

28 November 2014

The Department of Social Welfare and Development 6 (DSWD-6) released a total of P 59.2 million livelihood assistance to typhoon-hit families in the region especially to the beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program almost one year after Typhoon Yolanda struck Western Visayas on November 8 last year. This livelihood assistance is through the Sustainable Livelihood […]

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Helping liberate the IPs from poverty thru education

Helping liberate the IPs from poverty thru education

25 November 2014

“It is in fact a part of the function of education to help us escape, not from our own time—for we are bound by that—but from the intellectual and emotional limitations of our time.”- T.S. Eliot THEIRS is a story of struggle, of ending the inter-generational poverty within their family and for every dignity that […]

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DSWD6 releases P7.7M for Capiz Yolanda survivors

DSWD6 releases P7.7M for Capiz Yolanda survivors

22 November 2014

PANAY, Capiz-The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) released P7.7 million on Saturday (November 22, 2014) for residents here whose houses were damaged by typhoon Haiyan locally known Yolanda. The fund was intended for 110 core shelter recipients who each got P70,000 for the construction of their houses. No less than DSWD regional director […]

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DSWD inks pact with UN-Habitat, LGUs for Yolanda housing project

DSWD inks pact with UN-Habitat, LGUs for Yolanda housing project

22 November 2014

BAYBAY, Roxas City, Capiz-The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) today (November 22, 2014) inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United Nations – Habitat and Local Government Units of Capiz and Iloilo for the construction of housing units for survivors of typhoon Haiyan locally known as Yolanda. The project, known as Post […]

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Turning ginger and turmeric into gold

Turning ginger and turmeric into gold

21 November 2014

By Wenna B. Bendol SAN REMIGIO, ANTIQUE—Fifteen minutes past 4’oclock in the morning. Gloria Juayang, 49, quickly gets out of the bed and proceeds to the kitchen. She fills the kettle with water, puts in on the fire, gets a cup, and readies the mixed powder of ginger and turmeric. While she prepares breakfast for […]

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DSWD: make tourist destinations PWD-friendly

DSWD: make tourist destinations PWD-friendly

19 November 2014

ILOILO City-The head of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office VI here urged on Monday (November 17) those in the tourism industry to make tourist destinations PWD-friendly. Speaking in front of owners of hotels and restaurants, tourism officers from different provinces, academe representatives, tour guides and transport sector, DSWD regional director […]

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Ajuy typhoon survivors receive P9M shelter aid

Ajuy typhoon survivors receive P9M shelter aid

14 November 2014

AJUY, ILOILO – Lolita Panday, 58, clasps her hands as she tries to calm herself. Mixed feelings of anxiety and excitement engulf her as she waits for her name to be called on stage. Lolita just learned that she will be receiving P30,000 worth of check as emergency shelter assistance (ESA) from the government. “This […]

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DSWD: payment of ESA to be completed by end of January 2015

DSWD: payment of ESA to be completed by end of January 2015

13 November 2014

DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman promised on Wednesday (November 12) that the payment of emergency shelter assistance (ESA) to those with totally and partially damaged houses when typhoon Yolanda lashed in Western Visayas will be finished by end of January 2015. Soliman emphasized this during her meeting with governors, congressmen and mayors of Panay Island held […]

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Bringing opportunities for the marginalized sector

Bringing opportunities for the marginalized sector

11 November 2014

By Maricar Calubiran San Agustin is 18 kilometers away from the town proper of Valderrama, and is subdivided by rivers and mountains. In this village live the Indigenous Peoples’ (IP) Group of Iraynon-Bukidnon, one of the two ethnographic groupings – the Ati and Bukidnon, scattered throughout the Western Visayas. These IP groups live in less […]

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Post Yolanda: Houses built for Capiznons, Ilonggos

Post Yolanda: Houses built for Capiznons, Ilonggos

08 November 2014

A BOY kept rolling his toy train in the newly finished floor. Another was pulling a string attached to his toy truck in his brand new house. In an adjacent abode was a woman who was busy putting wax on her floor. Just a block away, a lady gave a sigh of relief as she […]

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Post Yolanda: Erlina begins to earn P600 a day again

Post Yolanda: Erlina begins to earn P600 a day again

08 November 2014

BALASAN, Iloilo- With a house located at the outskirt of Balasan, Iloilo, their community was one of those wrecked by typhoon Yolanda. In Sitio Camote, only one house appeared to have stood the storm and the rest were damaged. Worst, their source of livelihood, which is oyster or talaba culture, was crippled. Fifty-five-year-old Erlina Ramirez, […]

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DSWD holds community dialogue in Aklan

DSWD holds community dialogue in Aklan

08 November 2014

IBAJAY, Aklan-Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Undersecretary Mateo Montaño yesterday (November 7) held a dialogue with barangay leaders of Nabas and Ibajay. “DSWD has always aimed of reaching sitios, barangays and villages. We are now realizing this dream as we are reaching all the people even in far-flung and mountainous areas through Pantawid […]

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Pantawid student grantee walks away from home for a dream

Pantawid student grantee walks away from home for a dream

03 November 2014

He brought nothing but only determination in life when he walked away from home to follow his dream to become a policeman. For the very first time that he parted from his family, Wythaniel Armilla of Maravilla St., Brgy. 3, Poblacion, E.B. Magalona in Negros Occidental, never doubted the life waiting for him when he […]

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Capiz child exemplar reminds Filipinos to be resilient

Capiz child exemplar reminds Filipinos to be resilient

31 October 2014

It was her first time to set foot in Manila. It was one of her unforgettable moments. Getting into a trip from Roxas City to Iloilo by bus, taking a van from Iloilo City to the Airport, and boarding a plane from there to the country’s capital. These happened to her like a dream. She […]

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Dev’t partners satisfied with Listahanan implementation

Dev’t partners satisfied with Listahanan implementation

28 October 2014

ILOILO CITY — Development partners are satisfied with the way the DSWD is implementing the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) in the country. Director Vincent Andrew Leyson, national project manager of NHTS-PR or Listahanan, revealed that both World Bank (WB) and Asian Development Bank (ADB) expressed satisfaction and said the project is […]

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I’m a 4Ps scholar

05 February 2015

(The following is a repost of the article published in today’s Philippine Daily Inquirer with link http://opinion.inquirer.net/82291/im-a-4ps-scholar) They call us the lower class, the twerps, a burden to the government. They dub us dependents, supposedly merely after government doles. They call us the poorest of the poor, the beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). […]

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