DSWD IX laudsWMSU-CSWCD’s humanitarian efforts
March 6, 2014
CSWCD Dean Prof. Victoria G. Alojado (center), receiving the Plaque of Recognition from DSWD IX  Regional  Director  Zenaida L. Arevalo (left) and Asec. Camilo Gudmlalin (right), Coach Monitor for VisMin, during the agency’s 63rd Anniversary last January 30, 2014 at Grand Astoria Hotel, Zamboanga City

CSWCD Dean Prof. Victoria G. Alojado (center), receiving the Plaque of Recognition from DSWD IX Regional Director Zenaida L. Arevalo (left) and Asec. Camilo Gudmlalin (right), Coach Monitor for VisMin, during the agency’s 63rd Anniversary last January 30, 2014 at Grand Astoria Hotel, Zamboanga City

The Department of Social Welfare and Development Field Office IX through Regional Director Zenaida L. Arevalo has conferred on the Western Mindanao State University’s College of Social Work and Community Development (WMSU-CSWCD) the “Salamat Po” Award last January 23 for its active participation in the implementation of the PantawidPamilyang Pilipino Program, popularly known as the 4P’sprogram in Region IX.

DSWD also granted a Plaque of Recognition to the college on January 30 for its contribution and support to the September 2013 Crisis in Zamboanga City. The recognition reads, thus:

DSWD Field Office IX, Zamboanga City confers this Plaque of Recognition
to WMSU-College of Social Work and Community Development
for their passionate support and extensive contribution to the
emergency response recovery and rehabilitation efforts of the government
during the Zamboanga City Crisis last September 2013.
Their support has made it possible for the Department to bring forth normalcy
in the lives of some 100,000 displaced individuals affected by the armed conflict.

DSWD and CSWCD have been long time partners in the implementation of various programs aimed in uplifting the condition of the marginalized and disadvantaged people of Region IX. (WMSU Press Release)