After eleven (11) years, KSPI received its renewal of Registration and License to Operate from the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Regional Field Office 5. The awarding was held during the Area-Based Standards Network (ABSNET) – Camarines Sur Cluster meeting on April 28, 2017 in KSPI, Haring, Canaman, Camarines Sur.
The Registration and License to Operate is being awarded by Ms. Nilsa Paulinita P. Matamorosa, Social Welfare Assistant IV and Ms. Eden C. Flores, Project Development Officer, both of the Standards Unit, DSWD Field Office No. 5.
Such registration and license make the social services of the KSPI legitimate and compliant to the regulatory requirements of the DSWD.
According to Ms. Flores, there are three levels of application, these are; Level I – Registration, Level II – Registration and License to Operate and Level III – Accreditation. KSPI together with the Coalition for Bicol Development (CBD) are being endorsed by the Standards Unit of the DSWD Regional Field Office 5 for Level III application. The Standards Bureau of the DSWD National Office conducts final assessment of the applicants. The Standards Unit will conduct pre-assessment before its endorsement to the Standards Bureau. The final assessment of the aforementioned entities is being scheduled on the 4th week of June, 2017.