Archive | November 23rd, 2020

Emergency Subsidy Program for the 271 poor families affected by COVID-19

To a breadwinner who has lost a job, to a mother whose livelihood is shut down, and to a child who can’t even eat a good meal three times a day, giving up can be a welcomed option.

But the DSWD-10 hears the cry for help from these individuals. With the mandate to respond to the needs of poor, vulnerable, and disadvantaged, its workforce are deployed in communities near or far.

In Kadingilan, Bukidnon, 271 poor families are grateful for receiving financial aid from the Department through its Emergency Subsidy Program. Each of the family received P6,000 from the national government which they can use to make ends meet.

ESP is the government’s response to assist families as they cope with the economic challenges that they are facing in this pandemic.

Understanding their difficulty, the DSWD-10 will find ways to make its distribution of cash assistance safe, fast, and secure, despite the limitations that it is currently experiencing due to the present pandemic.

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DSWD FO-10 cares to the least fortunate in Northern Mindanao

Missing a meal on the table is one of the worst fear a head of the family would never want to experience. With the occurrence of COVID-19, things came to worst. With the limitation of movements, business operations in most establishments were affected. The most hit are the labor sector and the vendors.

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 10 extends the needs of these families through the recently approved Republic Act or the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2).

Cagayan de Oro is not excused with these sad experiences. Showing support to Kagay-anons, DSWD-FO 10 in coordination with the local government unit of the city, release of subsidy is initiated. On its second (2nd) day today, a total of 121 qualified beneficiaries received P6,000 per family.

The government is doing its best to ease the burden of the family in finding solutions of providing their basic necessities during the pandemic, with DSWD as one of its implementing agencies.

The Department of Social Welfare and Development provides not only the financial assistance to people who are in dire need but also shows its care and love to the least fortunate.

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Qualified families are eligible to receive P6,000 under ESP

While poor families continue to cope with the present crisis, DSWD-10 also continues to work relentlessly to make sure that support is given to them so that they can survive and eventually overcome the difficulties today and in the coming days, until the pandemic is over.

Six support programs are now in their full-swing implementation to respond to the needs of the poor families: the Emergency Subsidy Program; Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situation (AICS); Social Pension for Indigent Senior Citizens (SPISC) Program; Supplementary Feeding Program (SFP), Livelihood Assistance Grant (LAG); and Food and Non-food Items (FNFI).

In Maigo, Lanao del Norte, 14 qualified families were able to receive their cash subsidy under the Emergency Subsidy Program (ESP). They were identified by their local government unit and validated by the DSWD Field Office 10 to receive their cash assistance following the guidelines set by the law and the Department.

Under ESP, each family is eligible to receive P6,000 for the purchase of food, medicines, and other basic needs.

The DSWD-10 seeks to improve and provide the best quality of social services to the poor Filipinos who need the government’s help more than ever.

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ESP for the 188 families in Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental

In the midst of this present crisis, it cannot be denied that heroes have also came out in and among Filipinos.

Despite the health risks, conjectures, and threats received, government workers have sacrificed themselves to serve the poor Filipino families who are suffering from the impact of COVID-19.

Saturdays and Sundays which are supposedly spent for personal rest and with families and loved ones, are now spent for serving other families who are under crisis.

In Laguindingan, Misamis Oriental, DSWD-10 workforce, local workers from the local government units and law enforcement worked hard even on weekends just to deliver the cash subsidies to 188 families yesterday, November 18,2020 in compliance to Republic Act 11494 or the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act.

These frontliners are truly recognized for their unselfish acts of kindness and sacrifices.

Let us continue to support our frontliners.

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Php 6,000 for the ESP beneficiaries in Dangcagan, Bukidnon

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office 10 empathizes with those who are greatly affected with the COVID-10 pandemic. These are families whose sources of income has stopped when the pandemic soared in the region. The struggles and hardships experienced by these families are also felt by the agency.

Upon the approval of the Republic Act 11494 or the Bayanihan to Recover as One Act (Bayanihan 2) and with the advice of the Department of Social Welfare and Development Central Office, DSWD-FO 10 immediately implemented the law.

Staff were deployed in different areas in the region for the payout.
In the municipality of Dangcagan, Bukidnon, there are 360 qualified family beneficiaries.

Each beneficiary receives P6,000 which is intended to buy food, medicine, and other basic needs of the family. This will help them sustain during the on-set of the pandemic.

The DSWD-FO 10 assures everyone that all its staff are one in serving untiringly, with or without the pandemic, for the benefit of all.

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November 2020