Controversy about hiding of children from Pope visit also produces positive results –DSWD

January 30, 2015 by · Comments Off on Controversy about hiding of children from Pope visit also produces positive results –DSWD 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 29 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Thursday the controversy about the street chiuldren who were rounded up during the recent visit of Pope Francis and brought to a camp-out activity in a resort in Batangas for orientation on the Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT) program also has a good outcome.

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DSWD marks 64th anniversary

January 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD marks 64th anniversary 

MANILA, Jan. 27 –The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is celebrating its 64th foundation anniversary from Jan. 26 to 29 with the theme “DSWD@64: Tuloy ang Pagbabago at Pag-Unlad.”

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MCCT program is for the poor with 'no permanent address' not listed under NHTS-PR –Soliman

January 28, 2015 by · Comments Off on MCCT program is for the poor with 'no permanent address' not listed under NHTS-PR –Soliman 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 27 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said on Tuesday the government's Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT) program is meant for the vulnerable poor sectors not included in the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) data-base of 2009 for lack of permanent address.

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Soliman only needs to explain what is the MCCT program, lawmaker says

January 27, 2015 by · Comments Off on Soliman only needs to explain what is the MCCT program, lawmaker says 

By Sammy F. Martin

MANILA, Jan. 26 (PNA) — There is no need for Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon "Dinky" Soliman to worry so much as all she needs to do is to explain to the public the government's Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT) program, especially the campaign to provide livelihood training for street dwellers and educate them on the value of hard work and perseverance.

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DSWD: Only 99 street families, children included in Batangas camp-out

January 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD: Only 99 street families, children included in Batangas camp-out 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 24 (PNA)–The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reiterated Saturday that only 99 street families were actually included in the camp-out activity in a resort in Batangas.

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DSWD provided literacy, skills enhancement, and character building for streets families in the camp-out activity–Soliman

January 25, 2015 by · Comments Off on DSWD provided literacy, skills enhancement, and character building for streets families in the camp-out activity–Soliman 

MANILA, Jan. 24 –The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said Saturday that the five-day camp-out activity for the 99 street-families in Batangas resort serves also a way of giving them “social reformation.

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