Kalahi-CIDSS, Pantawid Pamilya among the showcased programs in Galing Pook governance fair PDF Print
Written by 4Ps Social Marketing Unit   
Friday, 28 August 2015 04:38

MANILA – Two of the programs of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) are slated to be showcased in the local governance fair organized by the Galing Pook Foundation, a non-stock, non-profit organization that commits to promote innovation and excellence in local governance. The fair will be held on August 30-September 1, 2015 at the SMX Convention Center, SM Mall of Asia, Pasay City. 
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Brewing coffee project in Ilocos taps Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries PDF Print
Written by 4Ps Social Marketing Unit   
Tuesday, 18 August 2015 02:02

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), in partnership with sixteen government agencies, set up the Piddig Organic Coffee Production Project in Ilocos Norte under the Convergence Area Development Project of the Regional Convergence Initiative for Sustainable Rural Development (RCI-SRD). 
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DSWD, LBP release prepaid cards to MCCT beneficiaries PDF Print
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Monday, 10 August 2015 06:51

Land Bank President/CEO Gilda Pico (L) and DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman (R) led the distribution of the prepaid cards to 203 family beneficiaries of the Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT).  
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) together with the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) will distribute prepaid cards today to 203 family beneficiaries of the Modified Conditional Cash Transfer (MCCT). 

“It has always been our commitment to ensure that our beneficiaries receive their grants in the most economic and convenient way. Through the prepaid cards, beneficiaries of the MCCT may get their grants at any Automated Teller Machines (ATMs) or they can use it to purchase groceries or medicines through the point-of-sale (POS) system),” shared DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman. 
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LGUs are also major partners in Pantawid Pamilya PDF Print
Written by 4Ps Social Marketing Unit   
Wednesday, 05 August 2015 04:05

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said that local government units (LGUs) are one of the major partners in the implementation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program by providing the supply-side support, including monitoring, and grievance resolution. 
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Empowered Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries speak up PDF Print
Written by 4Ps Social Marketing Unit   
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 02:03

The Department of Social Welfare and Development said that beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program are free to decide, choose, and express their beliefs and rights on issues concerning their lives and their communities. 
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DSWD beefs up programs for street dwellers PDF Print
Written by 4Ps Social Marketing Unit   
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 01:52

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) aims to achieve zero street families by end of the year, the reason why the Department is intensifying the convergence of its three programs, in partnership with civil society organizations (CSO) and the 17 local government units (LGUs) in the National Capital Region. 
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From dumpsite to decent subdivision: A Pantawid Pamilya family’s journey to a better life PDF Print
Written by 4Ps Social Marketing Unit   
Tuesday, 04 August 2015 01:42

(Left photo) Despite formerly residing near a dumpsite in Cebu, members of the Roble Family persevered until they realized their dream of owning a simple house in a decent subdivision (right photo). 
For their neighbors, the Roble family seems like an average family, working hard at improving their lives. They see a couple deftly managing their business and responsibly sending their children to school. 

Little did the neighbors know that before the Roble family moved to their decent subdivision in Brgy. Dumlog, Talisay City, they used to live in a dumpsite in Barangay Inayawan, Cebu City. 
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Pantawid Pamilya benefits more poor Filipinos PDF Print
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Tuesday, 04 August 2015 01:26

As the flagship poverty alleviation program which invests in human development, the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program has expanded rapidly from 786,523 households in 2010, when the Aquino administration took the helm in government, to more than 4.4 million eligible households to date.
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The Philippines’ education investment scores top marks PDF Print
Written by Jose Ramon G. Albert, Philippine Institute for Development Studies   
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 09:26

While the Philippines has had robust economic growth since 2010, even despite a weak global economy, it has had little progress in reducing income poverty. Recognising that some segments of society are left out in growth processes, the Philippine government has made inclusive growth the cornerstone of its most recent Philippine Development Plan. 
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Pantawid Pamilya ID: A stroke survivor’s pass to new lease on life PDF Print
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Tuesday, 28 July 2015 09:46

Victor Maglangit, 52, of District 2, Barangay Puntod, Cagayan de Oro City has trouble walking. He struggles to balance his body after a recent stroke that paralyzed his left arm and left leg. 

After his stroke on June 20, Victor was brought to the Northern Mindanao Medical Center (NMMC) for medication. During his seven-day admission at NMMC, Victor could not help but worry over his mounting hospital bill. 
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DSWD reiterates: “Bawal ang Epal!” PDF Print
Written by 4Ps Social Marketing Unit   
Tuesday, 28 July 2015 09:20


The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reiterated that the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program is insulated from partisan politics and strongly opposes any act that would use it to advance the political agenda or interest of certain groups or individuals. 

This came following reports about incidents that occurred during the pay-out activities of cash grants this month. In some regions, the beneficiaries were made to believe that the cash grants they were receiving were bonuses from a politician who has announced his plan to run for an elective position in the 2016 national elections. 
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