DSWD-ARMM grants livelihood assistance to human trafficking victims

Cotabato City (June 17, 2015) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development in the Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (DSWD-ARMM) awarded livelihood assistance to 10 Trafficking in Persons victim-survivors in Maguindanao.ARMM Executive Secretary Atty. Laisa Alamia personally handed P10,000 check each to victim-survivors on Monday, June 15, 2015 during the 5th ORG People’s Day held…

ARMM steps up anti-poverty drive

Cotabato City (15 June 2015) – The Autonomous Region in Muslim Mindanao (ARMM) strengthens its anti-poverty drive as it embarked on an inter-agency initiative that would “significantly and sustainably reduce poverty incidence among its population.”Early this year, ARMM launched the national government’s Accelerated and Sustainable Anti-Poverty Program (ASAPP), an inter-agency effort “that seeks to reduce…