Gov. Arthur Defensor, Vice Gov. Christine Garin and several board members with Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office head Dr. Neneth Q. Pador distributed the cash incentive of P30,000 to each of the 123 centenarians in the province of Iloilo during the Elderly Week celebration on Monday, October 30, 2017. Listed as the province's oldest centenarians at 107 years old were Candelaria Dela Cruz Pillena of Brgy. Cabalic, Balasan and Aurelia Detoyato Batbata of Brgy. Salihid, Barotac Nuevo.
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Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) Region VI officer in charge Blesilda Masangcay administers the oath of professionals of the 187 new registered social workers from Western Visayas at the Casa Real ceremonial hall on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. The oath taking ceremony was conducted in collaboration with the Philippine Association of Social Workers Inc. (PASWI)-Iloilo headed by its president Provincial Social Welfare and Development Officer Dr. Neneth Q. Pador.
The Philippine Foundation for the Rehabilitation of the Disabled (PFRD), Inc. has conferred on Iloilo Province the 2017 Apolinario Mabini Award for the Local Government.
Lourdes Dela Llana Pimentel, chairperson of the 2017 Apolinario Mabini Awards, in a letter sent to Gov. Arthur Defensor, Sr., said the province has “qualified with the standards of a Local Government Unit that has rendered exceptional services to the mass of citizens with disabilities within its jurisdiction in the last two years.”
The Iloilo Provincial Government through the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) awarded the Municipality of Leganes as this year's Most PWD-friendly Municipality during the culminating activity for the 39th National Disability Prevention and Rehabilitation Week at Casa Real de Iloilo on Tuesday, August 31, 2017. The municipalities of Concepcion and Tigbauan bagged first runner-up and second runner-up, respectively. In photo are (from left) PWD provincial federation president Bonifacio Castigador, PSWDO chief Dr.
Is mahjong the key to longevity? At 105 years old, Maria Jusa Guyos still plays mahjong, a game she has been playing to keep her mind active and relaxed, and which may also be her secret to a long life. Born on 11 August 1911, Guyos outlived her husband Vicente, who died in 1973, and two of her seven children.
Gov. Arthur D. Defensor Sr. led the 2017 Women’s Month Celebration with theme, “We Make Change Work for Women” at the Provincial Capitol on March 6, 2017.
Defensor in his message recalled the exemplary contributions of women who changed the world or left deep footprints in the hearts of their people, among them Golda Meir, the first prime minister of Israel, Mother Teresa who founded the Missionaries of Charity,
Governor Arthur Defensor, Sr. gives a message during the opening program of the National Women's Month celebration at the Iloilo Provincial Capitol lobby on Monday, March 6, 2017. Defensor committed full support to all programs and activities related to women's welfare and empowerment.
Governor Arthur Defensor's wife Cossette and Vice Governor Christine Garin (4th & 5th from left) lead the ribbon cutting for the trade fair of products made by the different chapters of Kalipunan ng Liping Pilipina (KALIPI) in the province of Iloilo as part of the opening of National Women's Month celebration on Monday, March 6, 2017. Assisting them are Board Member Liecel Seville (3rd from left), Guimbal Vice Mayor Christy Love Margarico (6th from left), Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) chief Dr. Neneth Pador (7th from left) and other stakeholders.
The Province of Iloilo and the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) won three awards from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Regional Office 6. The award was given during the 66th Anniversary celebration of the DSWD at the Casa Real in Iloilo City on Monday, February 20, 2017.
Atty. Fevi Fanco of the Department of Education (DepEd) Division of Iloilo gives a lecture on RA 10627: Anti-Bullying Act of 2013 during the Children's Summit 2016 organized by the Provincial Social Welfare and Development Office (PSWDO) headed by Dr. Neneth Q. Pador at the Casa Real de Iloilo on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016.
Read about the Republic Act 10627: Anti-Bullying Act of 2013.