(Legazpi City, October 23, 2022) Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) leads quarterly sectoral reports with Albay LSWDOs, discussing updates per municipality in the province, last October 20, 2022, at the Albay Capitol, Blue Room.
Led by PSWDO OIC Ms Maria Vivien Cea, Local Social Welfare and Development Officers (LSWDOs) from 18 municipalities in Albay shared updates on their ongoing programs and activities starting from the established Empowerment and Reaffirmation of Paternal Ability Training (ERPATs). Ms. Cea implores the representatives to inform their ERPATs of a follow-up meeting where they are to present their future projects and activities for 2023.
Meanwhile, PSWDO’s Emma Nisola, RSW and Mary Rose Refugia, RSW presented the upcoming plans and activities for different sectors under PSWDO.
For Albay Solo Parents Federation, an orientation on Expanded Solo Parents Welfare Act or R.A. 11861, training on beauty (nail care) for group 1, and training on basic dress-making for group 2 will be held at APAO. Then, there is the photo shoot for the 18-Day Campaign to End VAW.
Next, for the Albay KALIPI Federation, training on dishwashing liquid and detergent powder making, basic cake making, the photo shoot for the 18-Day Campaign to End VAW, and a year-end Activity of City/Municipal Presidents and Raffle Draw.
Concurrently, the Women’s Welfare Program includes training on Comprehensive Intervention Against Gender-based Violence (CIAGV), training on Counseling Services for Rehabilitation of Perpetrators of Domestic Violence (CSRPDV), and the photo shoot for the 18-Day Campaign to End VAW,
As for the Older Persons Welfare Program, it comprises the Social Pension, and Nonagenarian and Centenarian incentives which Ms. Cea emphasized as Albay Governor Noel Rosal’s priority projects for senior citizens.
Finally, the Child and Youth Program which covers training of trainers on Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) in Early Childhood Care and Development (ECCD), the Children’s Month Celebration, upgrading of Child Development Centers, the PYAP Organizational Meeting, and a fresh milk feeding.
LJLorejo, Albay PIO