From Arms to Farms: Former rebel puts faith back in government

“Aduna gihapoy pag-asa para sa mga komunidad nga anaay kagubot (there is still hope for armed-conflict communities),” says Malik Macabato, barangay chairman of Tingintingin, Kauswagan, this province. In 2008, the Moro Islamic Liberation Front attacked the 4th class municipality that affected hundreds of families in various barangays, inclu ing Tingintingin, a community 12 kilometers away continue reading : From Arms to Farms: Former rebel puts faith back in government

DSWD Feeds 132,500 children

Cagayan de Oro — Over 132,500 children here are being fed by the Department of the Social Welfare and Development through its Supplemental Feeding Program (SFP). SFP is the government’s response to hunger and malnutrition in the country by providing hot meals to children enrolled in day care centers. In coordination with local government units, the DSWD continue reading : DSWD Feeds 132,500 children

IP Pantawid scholar encourages lumad children to finish studies

Cagayan de Oro City — A Higaonon Pantawid Pamilya college scholar here is urging his fellow lumad children to finish their studies. Marlon Mandago, 24 of Tagmaray, San Luis, Malitbog, Bukidnon, is a third year student of Mindanao University of Science and Technology, taking up Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education, major in Physical Sciences. continue reading : IP Pantawid scholar encourages lumad children to finish studies

Partner awards RD Solamillo

The Philippine School of Science and Technology in Cagayan de Oro City has awarded Atty. Araceli F. Solamillo, Regional Director of DSWD Northern Mindanao, ‘for making a huge difference in the life of the beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilya.’ The school, a TESDA (Technical Education and Skills Development Authority) accredited, trains Pantawid Pamilya household members under continue reading : Partner awards RD Solamillo

Travel Clearance for Minors

Required Documents to Support Application for Certificate of Travel Abroad for Minors: I. Travel Clearance 1. Duly accomplished application form 2. A copy of NSO Birth Certificate 3. Notarized Affidavit of Consent signed by both parents (with valid IDs/passports) Written consent signed by both parents if minor has a previous clearance from the DSWD or continue reading : Travel Clearance for Minors

‘4Ps scholars become academic achievers’

Cagayan de Oro City — Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiaries are now proving to the public that they are worth the government’s investment. Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries John Paul Ambaic, 17, and Mae Ann Ternate, 17, are among the eleven academic achievers of the 56 grantees of Expanded Student Grants-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGP-PA) who continue reading : ‘4Ps scholars become academic achievers’