The Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) advocacy forum dubbed as,“People at the Edge: Defining the Near Poor of the Philippines”, as awarded as Best Statistical Information dissemination Activity in the 25th National Statistics Month (NSM) Awards. This is the first recognition received by the Department under the NSM awards. NSM Awards is an continue reading : DSWD’s Near Poor Forum wins Best Statistical Activity Award
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 present policy on near poor
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will conduct the learning forum dubbed as “People at the Edge: Defining the Near Poor of the Philippines” on October 7, 2014 at the Sulo Riviera Hotel, Quezon City. During the activity, DSWD will present the results of the study entitled, “Analysis of the Near Poor Challenge and Strategy continue reading : DSWD to present policy on near poor