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List of accredited orphanage in the country and their accommodation capacity

Requested from DSWD by A. Mendez at 11:06 PM on Sep 21, 2022.
Purpose: Architectural Thesis
Date of Coverage: 09/21/2020 - 09/21/2022
Tracking no: #DSWD-326550163997

Mendez 11:06 PM, Sep 21, 2022

Hi! I would like to request the following information:

1. The number of dependents, abandoned, and neglected children in the Philippines from the year 2013-2022

2) The number of children staying in accredited orphanages in the country.

3) The number of domestically and internationally adopted children within the year 2013-2022

4) The accommodation capacity of the government accredited orphanages in the country.

Reyes 07:38 AM, Sep 22, 2022

September 22, 2022

Dear Ashley Kaizer,

Thank you for your request dated Sep 21, 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch, for List of accredited orphanage in the country and their accommodation capacity.

We received your request on Sep 21, 2022 and will respond on or before Oct 12, 2022 11:06:59 PM, in accordance with the Executive Order's implementing rules and regulations.

Should you have any questions regarding your request, kindly contact me using the reply function on the eFOI portal at https://foipmo07022020123059-dot-efoi-ph.appspot.com/requests/aglzfmVmb2ktcGhyHgsSB0NvbnRlbnQiEURTV0QtMzI2NTUwMTYzOTk3DA, for request with ticket number #DSWD-326550163997.

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Myrna Reyes
FOI Officer

Manahan 04:53 PM, Sep 23, 2022

September 23, 2022


Dear Ashley Kaizer Mendez,


Greetings!

Thank you for your request dated 21 September 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request

1. The number of dependents, abandoned, and neglected children in the Philippines from the year 2013-2022

2) The number of children staying in accredited orphanages in the country.

3) The number of domestically and internationally adopted children within the year 2013-2022

4) The accommodation capacity of the government accredited orphanages in the country.

Response to your request

We shall partially grant your request and we shall refer your request with respect to this matter to the proper DSWD office. DSWD has limited information of foundling children staying in residential care facilities  run by DSWD.

It is the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA) that may have the data you require for item no. 2. Under Republic Act 10625 (the “Philippine Statistical Act of 2013”), the PSA is the government agency responsible for preparing and conducting periodic censuses on population, housing, agriculture, fisheries, business, industry and other sectors of the economy. Hence, you may wish to direct your request to the PSA by submitting a request to the PSA via this portal. You may also contact the PSA by telephone at 462-6600 locals 839, 833 and 834 or via email at info@psa.gov.ph.

Your right to request a review

If you are unhappy with this response to your FOI request, you may ask us to carry out an internal review of the response by writing to Secretary ERWIN T. TULFO at DSWD-Central Office, IBP Road Batasan Pambansa Complex, Constitution Hills, Quezon City. Your review request should explain why you are dissatisfied with this response, and should be made within 15 calendar days from the date when you received this letter. We will complete the review and tell you the result within 30 calendar days from the date when we receive your review request.

If you are not satisfied with the result of the review, you then have the right to appeal to the Office of the President under Administrative Order No. 22 (s. 2011).

Thank you.

Respectfully,

Atty. Megan Therese Y. Manahan
FOI Decision Maker

Manahan 09:55 PM, Sep 28, 2022

September 28, 2022

Dear Ashley Kaizer Mendez,

Greetings!
Thank you for your request dated 21 September 2022 under Executive Order No. 2 (s. 2016) on Freedom of Information in the Executive Branch.

Your request
1. The number of dependents, abandoned, and neglected children in the Philippines from the year 2013-2022
2) The number of children staying in accredited orphanages in the country.
3) The number of domestically and internationally adopted children within the year 2013-2022
4) The accommodation capacity of the government accredited orphanages in the country.

Response to your request 
Your FOI request was approved as we explained in the previous communication. We have sent the requested information to the e-mail address you have provided. Further responses will be sent to your e-mail address directly.

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Thank you.

Respectfully,

Atty. Megan Therese Y. Manahan
FOI Decision Maker

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