Administrative Order No. 05, Series of 2020

DSWD Strategy Map 2028

The key sections of the Strategy Map primarily focus on achieving its Impact Objective of an improved social protection initiatives which will contribute to poverty alleviation. This objective is the articulation of DSWD’s contribution to the sectoral and societal goals for AmBisyon 2040 and the Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022.

Another important section of DSWD’s strategy map is its focus on the steering (enabling role) and rowing (implementing role) functions of the Department. Essentially, it aims to sustain the implementation of Strategic Plan 2018-2022 and taking into consideration the thrust of the new administration of institutionalizing the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and actualizing the full devolution of DSWD services to local government units.

It also contains the Core Objectives (Outputs) which comprised of the outputs essential to achieving the focus objectives. As enabler, the Department is expected to increase the capacity of the LGUs on social protection through the functionality of the Local Social Welfare and Development Offices (LSWDOs). While as implementer, the Department need to improve well-being of its constituents through strengthening the social welfare system. As such, the 4PS beneficiaries are expected to be self-sufficient, the DSWD Centers and Residential Care Facilities shall be centers of excellence.

Furthermore, the PGS also presents possible indicators to measure the accomplishment of the Department in achieving its commitments through the DSWD Governance Scorecard. With the Scorecard, the Department will be made accountable in fulfilling all its plans.


Recalibrating the DSWD Strategy 2028 and the adoption of the DSWD SULONG Recovery Plan 2021-2022

The DSWD Strategy Map 2028 was developed to provide the strategic focus to deliver its mission by facilitating coordinated efforts and the convergence of different partners and stakeholders. It intends to mobilize and steer social protection and social services to address poverty reduction.

However, with the advent of the COVID pandemic, the DSWD strategy towards basecamp 2022 and 2028 was adversely affected.

In response to this, the Department recalibrated its targets and deliverables in consideration of the following:

  1. Severe effects of COVID-19 on socio-economic lives of Filipinos;

  2. The Increasing number of Locally Stranded Individuals, distressed Overseas Filipino Workers, and cybercrimes against children and young women;

  3. Need to enjoin LGU to provide Social Protection programs and services;

  4. Need to realign the response and to the 2028 Strategic Map; and the

  5. Increasing the number of DSWD personnel tested positive of COVID-19.

With these five (5) factors being considered, the DSWD undertook a review on strategy alignment and proposed enhancements under the Strategic Focus Utilized to Leverage Our Nation's Good Governance Recovery Plan or the DSWD SULONG Recovery Plan 2021-2022.

The DSWD envisions that the Plan will contribute to the protection of vulnerable sectors through responsive and appropriate social protection programs and services.

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