The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) signs a memorandum of agreement with the Department of Energy (DOE) for their partnership in the implementation of the National Intensification of Household Electrification (NIHE) project. NIHE is project that intends to provide basic electricity services to poor households with no access to electricity. This initiative by continue reading : 450,000 Listahanan households to benefit from DOE’s electrification program
DSWD now hiring staff to do survey of poor families
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is in need of 47,644 field workers to implement the Listahanan 2nd nationwide assessment. These comprise of 1,277 area coordinators, 6,383 area supervisors, 31,908 enumerators, 4,038 encoders and 4,038 verifiers, who will be tasked to collect information from 15.3 million households in 1,490 municipalities and 144 cities continue reading : DSWD now hiring staff to do survey of poor families
Who are the near-poor in the Philippines?
Reposted from Rappler.com MANILA, Philippines – When Filipinos are asked to describe their financial status, whether based on income or purchasing power, 3 terms are usually heard: mayaman (rich), may kaya (well-off), and mahirap (poor). The boundaries of each classification are often blurry. Arguments have emerged over when one can be considered rich or middle continue reading : Who are the near-poor in the Philippines?
DSWD to award top LGU data users in the first Gawad Listahanan
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will award the Gawad Listahanan to local government units (LGU) that have registered the most number of beneficiaries for their locally-funded programs based on the database of poor households of Listahanan. Listahanan or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) is an information management system continue reading : DSWD to award top LGU data users in the first Gawad Listahanan
Close to 200K in Bicol lack access to safe water–DSWD
Reposted from Bicol Standard website. There are at least 187,673 persons in Bicol who were found to have no access to clean and safe water, as well as exhibit poor cleanliness and sanitation, according to the latest data from Listahanan or the National Household Targeting for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) of the Department of Social Welfare continue reading : Close to 200K in Bicol lack access to safe water–DSWD
DSWD-7 Sets LGU Orientation on ‘Listahanan’
Reposted from Metro Cebu News. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) 7 will start conducting Local Government Unit (LGUs) Orientation this month regarding on the Listahanan or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR). Kerwin Macopia, DSWD 7 information officer, told that Bohol is scheduled on April 10 and 11, Cebu continue reading : DSWD-7 Sets LGU Orientation on ‘Listahanan’
DSWD pilot tests survey tools for the 2nd assessment
The Department of Social Welfare and Development through the Listahanan or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR), conducted pilot testing of the assessment tools that will be used for the upcoming 2nd Nationwide Assessment. “This activity aims to check the correctness, clarity and flow of questions in the Family Assessment Form (FAF) continue reading : DSWD pilot tests survey tools for the 2nd assessment
Survey noon, Listahanan na ngayon!
Evangeline Roz is a volunteer health worker in Barangay Bani, San Narciso, Quezon Province. She has 9 children and because of limited income, the needs of their children could hardly be, until their household was surveyed and an opportunity for a better life begun. This survey referred to by Evangeline and many other poor households continue reading : Survey noon, Listahanan na ngayon!
Davao City to implement new contraceptive plan using Listahanan
Re-posted from Business World Online DAVAO CITY — The City Health Office (CHO) is eyeing the poor residents on the list of the Listahanan or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction as beneficiaries of Implanon, a new contraceptive that will prevent pregnancy for up to three years. Implanon was recently introduced in the continue reading : Davao City to implement new contraceptive plan using Listahanan
Missing Kin located thru Listahanan
Poverty and family feud prompted her to leave town. Sixteen years later, Jenaline Antipatia Burgos returned but with no memory of what happened years back. Jenaline was 17 years old when she left Barangay Rizal, Oton, Ilo-ilo to work in Valenzuela City as a house helper. After five years, she moved to Quezon province to continue reading : Missing Kin located thru Listahanan