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Beneficiaries of DSWD cited for good use of funds

Australian ambassador to the Philippines Bill Tweddell (right) with former Australian premier John Howard. Tweddel said the Australian government is increasing its aid to the Philippines this year.  AFP FILE PHOTO/SAEED KHAN

Visiting Australian officials have lauded the Department of Social Work and Development’s (DSWD) beneficiaries for their efficient use of funds.

Posted: August 2nd, 2014 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

DSWD to file abuse complaint in Malaysia if…

DSWD Secretary Corazon Soliman INQUIRER.net FILE PHOTO

The Department of Social Welfare and Development on Monday said it was looking for the Filipinos who claimed they were harassed by Malaysian authorities in Sabah.

Posted: March 11th, 2013 in Latest Global Nation Stories | Read More »

3 gov’t agencies join forces to help children get ready for school

L-R: Daphne Oseña-Paez (UNICEF Special Advocate for Children); UNICEF Philippines Representative Tomoo Hozumi; ECCD Council Governing Board Chair Teresita Inciong; Australian Ambassador Bill Twedell; DSWD Sec. Dinky Soliman; OIC-Director Marilette Almayda of the Bureau of Elementary Education-DepED; and Teresa Mariano, Head of the Social Services Dept. of QC LGU.

The Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD) Council, the Department of Education (DepED), and the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) launched this February an innovative project called Early Learning for Life which aims to help children ages 3-5 years old get ready for school.

Posted: February 22nd, 2013 in Features,Latest Global Nation Stories,Philippines | Read More »