MANILA, Philippines - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has long been clear about the core values it must hang on to and about the mission it must pursue or the positive difference it must make. It refers to both its core values and its mission as constitutive of its "core ideology."DSWD has been hanging on to these statements as part of its set of core values:"We care for the poor and the disadvantaged.""We recognize their inherent worth, dignity and uniqueness.""We believe in their potential and capacities.""We respect cultural diversity & environment."From these statements it is clear that the department has its heart and mind in the right place. Its focus …
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Publication information: Article title: Core Ideology. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Manila Bulletin. Publication date: November 1, 2010. Page number: Not available. © 2009 Manila Bulletin Publishing Corp. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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