Davao City (DSWD XI) – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Field Office XI kicked off its 67th anniversary with a Foot Parade from Ramon Magsaysay Park to the Regional Office at cor. R. Magsaysay Ave. and D. Suazo Sts. today, February 26.

The foot parade was participated by members of the different divisions and rehabilitation centers of the field office, and some fifty (50) Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program partner beneficiaries, and was graced by Regional Director Mercedita P. Jabagat herself.

DSWD FO XI has lined up activities for the two-day celebration including a thanksgiving mass, photo and product exhibits, DSWD market-market, wellness program, and a blood donation orientation in the Regional Office.

On February 27, the DSWD FO XI will also recognize outstanding partners, volunteer groups, people’s organizations, and employees that have greatly contributed in the implementation of the Department’s programs and services. The awarding ceremony will be held at Apo View Hotel, J. Camus St., Davao City.

The theme of this year’s anniversary celebration is: Walang Puwang sa Katiwalian ang Paglilingkod nang Tapat sa Bayan. (DSWD)