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:
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)