DSWD completes validation of ‘Listahanan’ in Mimaropa

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has completed the field validation of Listahanan-identified poor households for the Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) in the provinces of Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon and Palawan. From 93,436 household targets, 92,205 households or 98 percent were validated and verified region-wide. The UCT household validation spearheaded by DSWD-Listahanan started on the second week of March and was officially completed last week of April 2018. A total of 22,981 households has been validated in Oriental Mindoro; 17,594 in Occidental Mindoro; 6,319 in Marinduque; 7,777 in Romblon;…

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Regional celebration ng 39th NDPR Week, idinaos sa Romblon

Aabot sa 250 na persons with disabilities mula sa iba’t ibang probinsya ng MIMAROPA ang dumalo at nakiisa sa 39th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week na idinaos noong ika-19 hanggang ika-20 ng Hulyo sa nasabing lugar. Ang pagdiriwang ay pinangunahan ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) katuwang ang Regional Committee on Disability Affairs (RCDA) MIMAROPA at lokal na pamahalaan ng Romblon. Alinsunod sa Proclamation No. 361 (2000) na inamendyahan ng Administrative Order No. 35 (2002) ang pagdiriwang ng 39th NDPR Week na may temang “Karapatan at Pribilehiyo…

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More than 14K poor individuals have disability in Mimaropa -DSWD

In observance of the 39th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation (NDPR) week, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) reveals that 14,453 poor individuals regionwide have disability per Listahanan database. This year’s celebration embraces the theme “Karapatan at Pribilehiyo ng Maykapansanan: Isakatuparan at Ipaglaban” which emphasizes the fundamental rights of persons with disabilities (PWD) to be fully realized. Listahanan, a government mechanism that determines who and where the poor are, shows that 3,192 poor PWDs are identified in Occidental Mindoro; 3,272 in Oriental Mindoro; 1,073…

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