DSWD records 642 cases of child labor in Marinduque

BOAC, Marinduque – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) MIMAROPA (Mindoro, Marinduque, Romblon, Palawan) has recorded 9,521 poor working children aged 5-17 years old regionwide according to the 2015 Listahanan household assessment. In Oriental Mindoro, 2,304 working children belong to poor households were identified; 2,393 in Occidental Mindoro; 642 in Marinduque; 747 in Romblon; and 3,435 in Palawan. From the number identified, 15.9 % (1,519) are farmers; 12.5% (1,186) are fisherfolks; and 0.98% (93) are forestry workers. In Mimaropa, the top three municipalities with high cases of working…

Curfew sa mga kabataan, ipatutupad sa Calapan City

Upang maiwasan na maging biktima o masangkot sa iba’t-ibang krimen ang mga kabataang Calapeño, minarapat ni Calapan City Mayor Arnan C. Panaligan na ipatupad ang curfew on minors City Ordinance no. 4-03 o mas kilala sa tawag na Child Welfare Code of the City of Calapan. Ang curfew ay ang takdang oras o hudyat ng pagbabawal sa mga kabataan na magpakalat-kalat sa lansangan at paalalang oras na nang pag-uwi sa kani-kanilang mga tahanan. Ang mga kabataang mahuhuling lalabag sa ordinansang ito ay agad mapupunta sa pangangalaga ng CSWD at kinakailangang…

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;…