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The Social Welfare and Development Learning Network (SWD L-Net) envisions a learning network that provides accessible, relevant, and quality SWD capacity building programs. Its mission is to enhance the capacity of organizations, groups, and individuals that are engaged in poverty alleviation and social protection.

SWD L-Net covers organizations, agencies, schools, and individuals providing and conducting training and related capacity-building programs on social welfare and development, primarily on poverty alleviation and social protection in the country.

For more details about the SWDL-Net experts, you may contact the Social Welfare Institutional Development Bureau at


The DSWD KM Portal is a dynamic facility founded to promote the development and sharing of knowledge within the DSWD and its partners. The Portal has vast collection of DSWD Knowledge Products (KPs) and other learning resources on social welfare and social protection.