TACLOBAN CITY– The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) regional office kicked-off its month-long 72nd founding anniversary Monday (Feb. 6).

This year’s celebration has a theme of “Kaagapay sa Pagbangon, Katuwang sa bawat hamon”.

The celebration will last until March 10.

Clarito Logronio, the assistant regional director for administration, said that last January 3 was their official anniversary day with a series of activities.

“These activities are conducted to unite, foster camaraderie, and showcase the talents of employees and different sub-offices,” he added.

In conjunction with the DSWD’s 72nd anniversary celebration, they launched “Tabo ha DSWD” from Tuesday (Feb. 7) until Thursday (Feb. 9) at their office at Candahug, Palo, Leyte.

“Tabo ha DSWD” features different types of agricultural products such as food, like fruits, kakanin, pastry, and other delicacies, non-food items like essentials from DSWD Sustainable Livelihood Program Associations (SLPAs), DSWD Centers in EV, and products from the employee of FO VIII, Logronio said.

On March 8, they will be having Stakeholder’s day, to recognize the roles of partners in terms of delivery of services, he said.
(CAROL MEDINO, LNU Student Intern)