NEWS

DSWD CAR, BJMP to launch livelihood program for Persons Deprived of Liberty

Posted on: May 23, 2024
The Department of Social Welfare and Development - Field Office Cordillera Administrative Region (DSWD FO CAR) and the Bureau of Jail Management and Penology Cordillera Administrative Region (BJMP CAR) have launched a groundbreaking initiative to provide skills training and livelihood opportunities to persons deprived of liberty (PDLs). The partnership, formalized... Read More

DSWD-CAR joins launching of AKAP for minimum-wage earners

Posted on: May 22, 2024
AKAP para sa mga minimum-wage earners in CAR. DSWD FO CAR Regional Director Marie C. Aplaten (2nd from right), and DSWD FO CAR Assistant RD for Operations Enrique H. Gascon, Jr. (1st from left) during the ceremonial turnover of assistance to beneficiaries from Baguio City during the launching of the... Read More

A Centenarian’s Secret to long life: healthy diet and traditional ways

Posted on: May 22, 2024
In the heart of Besao, Mountain Province, amidst the modern world, resides a living testament to resilience and wisdom. Centenarian Malicay Sagulo Odlas, born in 23 January 1923, gave profound insights into food, lifestyle and traditional healing practices. At 101 years old, Lola Malicay exudes vitality, with her sharp senses... Read More

Harvesting Hope: Navigating Life through Hog Raising

Posted on: May 13, 2024
In Sitio Jahpa, life revolves around mining, vegetable farming, and hog raising, where every livelihood thread is woven into the intricate tapestry of survival. However, when Typhoon Ompong ravaged the municipality in September 2018, it was left with a trail of devastation --- livelihoods shattered, dreams uprooted, and hopes dimmed.... Read More

DSWD, SEC close partnership to promote financial literacy

Posted on: May 7, 2024
Cordillera Administrative Region (CAR)- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) here and the Securities and Exchange Commission Baguio Extension Office (SEC BAGEO) signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) which aims to strengthen the advocacy on financial literacy for the vulnerable sector, particularly the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps)... Read More

Strong Disposition in Life: A Dauntless Mother Story

Posted on: May 2, 2024
Many are lucky enough to have the ideal setup of a complete family, but for Esther, life has navigated her into a different and challenging, yet, happy and strong family. Living in the culturally-rich town of Bontoc, Mountain Province, Esther, now 45, had her usual busy day from her work... Read More