Feature: Prepaid card for MCCT beneficiaries is a helpful innovation –DSWD

August 11, 2015 by · Comments Off on Feature: Prepaid card for MCCT beneficiaries is a helpful innovation –DSWD 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Aug. 9 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has said that the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) prepaid card being issued to the family beneficiaries of the Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT) program will be a big help in easier liquidation of their cash grants.

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(Feature) Benefits of becoming DSWD’s MCCT beneficiary

February 8, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Benefits of becoming DSWD’s MCCT beneficiary 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Feb. 7 (PNA) — Becoming a beneficiary of the Modified Conditional Cash Transfer Homeless Street-Families (MCCT-HSF) program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) offers a lot of opportunities for the street families.

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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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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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(Feature) Family camp-out is a regular activity of DSWD –Soliman

January 26, 2015 by · Comments Off on (Feature) Family camp-out is a regular activity of DSWD –Soliman 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 25 (PNA) — The family camp-out activity conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) among street families and children in some Metro Manila areas — which coincided this year with the recent visit to the country of Pope Francis — was not done for the first time.

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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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'We did not hide the street children from Pope Francis through the camp-out activity in Batangas' –DSWD

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on 'We did not hide the street children from Pope Francis through the camp-out activity in Batangas' –DSWD 

By Leilani S. Junio

MANILA, Jan. 23 (PNA) — The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) clarified on Friday that the camp-out activity for the street families and children held in a resort in Batangas was not intended to hide them while Pope Francis was on a five-day visit to the Philippines.

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No intention to hide street dwellers during Pope Francis’ visit – Malacanang

January 23, 2015 by · Comments Off on No intention to hide street dwellers during Pope Francis’ visit – Malacanang 

By Joann Santiago

MANILA, Jan. 23 (PNA) — Malacanang on Friday stressed that the government has no intention to hide the poor who are living along the roads of the City of Manila where Pope Francis passed during his recent visit to the Philippines.

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