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

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 through a Memorandum of Agreement continue reading : DSWD CAR, BJMP to launch livelihood program for Persons Deprived of Liberty

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

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 attuned to the rhythms of continue reading : A Centenarian’s Secret to long life: healthy diet and traditional ways

Harvesting Hope: Navigating Life through Hog Raising

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. For Vanesa Carlos, whose mainstay continue reading : Harvesting Hope: Navigating Life through Hog Raising

DSWD, SEC close partnership to promote financial literacy

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) and Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) continue reading : DSWD, SEC close partnership to promote financial literacy