Rebuilding lives through faith: the Mandaluyong CCA way
Seeing the need to provide medical help and spiritual guidance to former drug users, the Mandaluyong Christian Churches Association (MCCA), in partnership with DILG Mandaluyong Field Office and the City Government of Mandaluyong, launched a community-based rehabilitation program.
Dubbed as High to God Not to Drugs!, the city aims to help former drug users of the detrimental effects of illegal drug use through an intervention that centers on addressing the medical and spiritual needs of surrenderees.Read more...
Manila begins CBMS implementation
A total of 1174 Manileños are set to be trained by DILG-NCR as coordinators, enumerators and field editors for the implementation of the Community Based Monitoring System (CBMS).
The CBMS, which is set to be implemented in the 897 barangay of the City of Manila, is an innovation in data gathering that would allow local chief executives and key local officials to have better projections for the creation of responsive plans and programs resulting from a detailed local level data focused on poverty.Read more...
DILG-NCR, Manila Water renews Toka-Toka partnership
Last October 10, DILG-NCR and Manila Water renewed their partnership for the Toka-Toka program, the first and only environmental movement in the Philippines for used water management.
Regional Director Maria Lourdes Agustin, together with N. Eric Sevilla, head of the Corporate Strategic Affairs Group and Corporate Communication of Manila Water led the signing of the partnership seal at the DILG-NCR Regional Office in Quezon City.
Sevilla also presented Agustin a certificate of appreciation for the region’s contribution to the Toka-Toka, which recently garnered a Special Award for Excellence in PR for Social Good in the 51st Anvil Awards of the Public Relations Society of the Philippines.Read more...