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Wednesday, 8 March 2023

DSWD turns over livelihood programs to 7 associations, coop in Tandag City

TANDAG CITY, Surigao del Sur -- The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) in collaboration with the Local Government Unit of Tandag City successfully turned over various livelihood projects to seven (7) associations and cooperatives  on March 6, 2023.

The said project is funded tby the DSWD through the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP).

The recipients of the said projects are ias follows: 


  1. PAMANA ng Awasian SLP Association: Rice Trading
  2. PAMANA ng Kababaihan sa Maitom: Rice Trading
  3. Pandanon PAMANA Association: Tables & Chairs, Tents, and Sound System
  4. Mabuhay PAMANA Livelihood Association: Agricultural Supply
  5. Maticdum Farmers Multi-Purpose Cooperative: Farm Inputs and Agrivet Supply
  6. CAG-INID United SLP Association: Establishment of Wet Market
  7. PAMANA ng San Isidro Association: Rice Trading

The turnover ceremony was attended by City Administrator Atty. Janissa P. Delicona on behalf of Mayor Roxanne Pimentel, SLP Provincial Coordinator Monina A. Tanjay, 2nd LT Dexter Tupran of the 36th IB, Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (SWDO) representative, City SWDO chief Tessie Buniel, and a representative from City Agriculturist Office. 

The SLP bridges the gap between the people and the government through  its provision of  support to marginalized communities by distributing livelihood projects that can help families sustain their needs. Through this program, communities are empowered and capacitated to become self-sufficient, with end goal of achieving financial independence. (NGPB/LGU-Tandag City/PIA-Surigao del Sur)