DATA SHARING. Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Regional Director Mercedita P. Jabagat [center] turns over a DSWD Listahanan Data to Jose Maria College (JMC) Human Resource Development and Management Director Leonora Q. De Guzman and Quality Management System Director Rosener Guyano [leftmost]. The Listahanan data will serve as reference for JMC in identifying potential participants in its scholarship program. As recipient of the privileged data, JMC shall ensure its safekeeping, proper transmittal, handling and restricted access as indicated in the Listahanan Data Sharing Guidelines and in accordance with the Data Privacy Act. Joining the turnover are DSWD Promotive Services Division Chief Merlinda A. Paragamac and Assistant Regional Director for Operations Alfredo M. Sy.

Listahanan is the DSWD information management system that identifies who and where the poor are. It is a comprehensive socio-economic database of poor households as basis for determining beneficiaries of different social protection programs and services. (DSWD)