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DWSD Programs Work to Reduce Poverty and Improve Socio-Economic Status

DSWD Programs

DWSD Programs work to reduce poverty and improve socio-economic status of the poor. This is what I understood when I had the chance to listen to a discussion with the government agency’s discussions with the members of the social media. As the presentation unfolds, I can’t help but admire the effort to help the Filipino poor. Read on to know why. Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino is a DSWD program that targets the health and education of poor households especially the children aged 0 to 14. Beneficiaries receive Php500 for the family’s nutrition. Meanwhile, a Php300 allowance is given for education. A maximum of 3 children receives educational allowance for each family. Sustainable Livelihood Program DSWD’s Sustainable Livelihood Program works to improve the quality of life of the participants by building their capabilities. Through micro-enterprise development and employment facilitation, the chosen beneficiary can explore opportunities to earn ...

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Say “I Love You Anak” and Show How Love Sees Beyond Differences

I Love You Anak eBooks

As read on the Bible, under the book of 1 Corinthians chapter 13 verse 7, “Love puts up with all things, trusts in all things, hopes for all things, endures all things.” Last Friday, through testimonies and storytelling, I was able to witness this kind of love at the Fully Booked Bonifacio High Street. It was the launch of the “I Love You Anak” eBook, the first ever Filipino written and illustrated eBook on adoption launched by the DSWD and ICAB as part of “Love Sees Beyond Differences” adoption advocacy campaign. The eBook consists of 7 heart-warming stories, colorfully illustrated to capture the attention of every kids. It is a great tool for adoptive parents in telling their adopted kids that they were, adopted. There’s a lot of stigma in relation to adoption, especially in the Philippines. We have heard stories one way or another, of an adopted child going ...

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