DSWD joins PCUP caravans, brings programs to poor communities

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) joined the Presidential Commission for the Urban Poor (PCUP) mini caravan to bring social protection programs and services closer to the poor communities across the countries.


Kicked off in July, PCUP-led caravans served as a venue for DSWD and other participating agencies to provide assistance and inform the public of the services that they can avail of.

DSWD Field Office (FO) III and Municipal Social Welfare and Development Office (MCSWDO) of Arayat, Pampanga joined the PCUP activity and conducted information caravans, consultation, and orientation on July 14.

Meanwhile, DSWD-FO VIII also distributed financial assistance under the Assistance to Individuals in Crisis Situations (AICS) to clients from the nearby barangays of Palanog in Tacloban City on Aug. 27.

MSWDO of Makilala, North Cotabato also conducted consultation and evaluation for possible AICS beneficiaries and released the Identification Cards of some Person with Disability (PWDs) at Malasila Elementary School on Sept. 8.

The PCUP mini caravans, which serve as a one-stop-shop of services for the people, will run until the end of the year.