TACLOBAN CITY Leyte, June 28 (PIA) -- The Department of Social Welfare an Development (DSWD) in region 8 has recently conducted a Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) Parents-Leaders Forum for the Visayas cluster.
The two-day activity which was held over the weekend at the Ciriaco Hotel in Calbayog City, has for its theme, “Paglingon Sa Pinanggalingan, Pagharap sa Kinabukasan: Isang Pagtatasa ng Programang Pantawid Pamilya mula sa mga Benepisyaryo.”
Hosted by the DSWD Field Office of the Eastern Visayas Region, the event was aimed at gathering and recording the participants’ vision brought about by the positive changes in their lives and their families as well.
The forum also provided the venue for noting the issues and concerns encountered along with the implementation of the program, as well as gathering suggestions to help smoothen project management.
During the discussions, the programs implementers and stakeholders also agreed to come up with a project which will underscore a progressive community, and likewise identify tasks appropriate for them as leaders among the beneficiaries, thereby ready and responsible enough to face the challenges besetting their communities.
Participants of the activity who were randomly selected by the DSWD national office came from regions 6, 7 and 8 which comprise the Visayas cluster.
Identified program partners coming from the Civil Society Organizations of the same regions were also invited to take part as facilitators and documentors during the said event. (EOPT/GTT/PIA8/DSWD)