Davao City (DSWD XI) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) awards the regional and provincial winners of the 2016 Regional Search for Huwarang Pamilyang Pilipino at Grand Men Seng Hotel, Davao City on Thursday, October 6.

“The search aims to recognize family beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program who maintain strong family ties, demonstrate positive Filipino values, and have a positive impact in the community where they reside,” said DSWD Regional Director Mercedita P. Jabagat.

Some 29 families from all-over Davao Region will gather during the awarding ceremony.

Highlighting the event will be the awarding of the regional and provincial winners -the Hinampas Family of Asuncion, Davao del Norte; Jabanes Family of Kiblawan, Davao del Sur; Bagolaque Family of New Bataan, Compostela Valley; Diansing Family of Malita, Davao Occidental; Pleños Family of San Isidro, Davao Oriental; and Sarino Family of Tigatto, Davao City.

Launched in 2012, the search is open to all Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiaries who have good standing in the community with no derogatory records and have not been convicted of any administrative, criminal, civil case or cases involving moral turpitude in the last five years, and a family with 100% compliance in all Pantawid Pamilya conditionalities.

The Regional Winner will receive P 20,000.00 and a plaque while all Provincial Winners will receive P 10,000.00 each plus plaque. (DSWD)