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KALAHI-CIDSS Additional Financing launched in Luzon

Legazpi City, Albay - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) officially launched the Additional Financing (AF) of the Kapit-Bisig sa Kahirapan Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services - National Community-Driven Development Program (KALAHI CIDSS - NCDDP) for the Luzon Cluster on 22 July, 2020 at the Hotel St. Ellis in Legazpi City, Albay.

Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa sends more families home

In spite of the travel limitations and restrictions brought by the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa (BP2) program, implemented in part by the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) Kalahi-CIDSS program, continues to fulfill its mandate of boosting countryside development by assisting eligible families in returning to their home province.

On June 3-4, 2021, the BP2 program sent off 13 eligible families back to Leyte as part of its latest batch of beneficiaries; bringing this year’s total number of families sent off by the program to 55.

KALAHI-CIDSS concludes 12th ISM

Quezon City, Philippines - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the World Bank concluded the 12th Implementation Support Mission (ISM) for the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan - Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (KALAHI-CIDSS) National Community-Driven Development Program (NCDDP) on Friday, May 28, 2021.

Kalahi-CIDSS gets additional financing for COVID-19 response

The Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan - Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (Kalahi-CIDSS) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is set to continue empowering communities to achieve improved access to social services, and to participate in more inclusive local planning, budgeting, and implementation with the approval of the additional financing for Kalahi-CIDSS.

CDD institutionalization in full swing

Quezon City - The bill seeking to institutionalize Community-Driven Development (CDD) and Kalahi-CIDSS takes another step forward into becoming a law as the technical working group (TWG) created for the CDD bill under the House of Representatives’ Committee on Poverty Alleviation finalized the substitute CDD bill on 18 September 2020, in preparation for deliberations and approval by the said committee.

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