A Plot Twist: A Dream of Becoming an Engineer to an Empowered Entrepreneur

Posted on: April 2, 2024
Armed with a Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Engineering earned in 2009, Marilyn Baytoc from Barangay Nambaran, Tabuk, Kalinga had dreams of contributing to her community through her expertise. However, the untimely challenge of not passing the board exam redirected her path. In 2012, Marilyn exchanged vows and embraced the role... Read More

Cordillera Regional Committee concludes 2024 Women’s Month celebration

Posted on: March 27, 2024
Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)- The Cordillera Regional Gender and Development Committee (RGADC-CAR) chaired by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) here concluded the 2024 Women’s Month celebration on 26 March 2024 by recognizing partners and stakeholders who have taken part in the Region’s continuous advocacy for gender equality... Read More

Paving the way towards better and safer Mabongtot

Posted on: March 22, 2024
Amidst adversities, the community of Mabongtot strengthened their bayanihan or “Abbuyog”  to complete the construction of footpath/pathway, a project under the Risk Resiliency Program-Climate Change Adaptation and Mitigation and Disaster Risk Reduction (RRP-CCAM-DRR) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Barangay Mabongtot is a far-flung barangay in Lubuagan,... Read More

DSWD CAR hosts 15th 4Ps Joint Review Mission

Posted on: March 20, 2024
The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office Cordillera Administrative Region (DSWD FO CAR), through the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), hosted the 15th edition of the 4Ps Joint Review Mission with International Development Partners (IDPs) on 13-14 March 2024 held in Baguio City and select municipalities in Benguet.... Read More

CCAM promotes health and nutrition in Benguet through ‘Gulayan sa Paaralan’

Posted on: March 20, 2024
Gardening is a primary livelihood in Kabayan, Benguet. Besides being a mere task, community gardening plays a role in  strengthening community ties, improving physical and mental well being, providing access to fresh and healthy food, environmental stewardship, and increasing educational opportunities.  Experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic have proven how gardening... Read More