MAMBAJAO, Camiguin, October 30 (PIA) — To provide updates on its activities, programs and services, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office 10 conducted its fourth Info Caravan for 2017 at Ugmad Center in Camiguin on October 27.
Regional Information Officer Charmaine Tadlas said that such info caravan is essential in helping the community know the existing social welfare projects and programs where they can benefit from.
Tadlas stressed that community members of the province barely have knowledge on the department’s programs such as the Assistance to Individuals and Families in Crisis Situation (AICS) where the DSWD provides medical, educational, burial and transportation assistance to persons/families in crisis situations, specifically those belonging to the informal sector and other poor, marginalized, vulnerable, and disadvantaged individuals.
Over 800 participants from Mahinog, Mambajao, Guinsiliban, Sagay and Catarman towns graced the caravan which is also part of the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) Day.
The event also highlighted the Elderly Filipino Week and National Children’s Month kick-off.(RTP/PIA10)