Sama-Bajau mom aspires to create change in her tribe PDF Print
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Friday, 15 April 2016 02:15

At first glance, Maribel Rebadio, 36, a Sama-Bajau, looks without any trace of her tribe. 

What she may have lost in her physical attributes, she has not lost inside her. For Maribel, what she is doing right now is borne out of her dream for her tribe to be free from poverty. 
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Former nanny tops her class PDF Print
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Monday, 11 April 2016 02:21

Pantawid Pamilya beneficiary, Jomalyn, receives her Diploma, the fruit of her labor as scholar under the SGP-PA.
Twenty-one-year old Jomalyn is the eldest daughter among the eight siblings in the Lucena family. Her heart has been torn into pieces many times when she saw her siblings eating root crops from breakfast to dinner. There were times when they only get to eat rice just once in a day. She knew she had to do something to help them. 
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3,000 Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries graduate from college PDF Print
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Monday, 11 April 2016 01:53

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently announced that there have been 3,139 grantees of the Expanded Students Grants-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGP-PA) who will graduate from college ending the school year 2015-2016. Ninety of these students have graduated with academic honors and awards. 
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Single moms find ‘partners’ in life PDF Print
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Monday, 11 April 2016 01:46

For solo parents like Roselyn Victorino of Pasay City and Norelyn Genturalez of Maasin, Zamboanga City, raising their children on their own is a tough responsibility. Both of them share the same hardships and challenges as solo parents. 

Both women, however, are grateful that they have found life partners in fulfilling their roles. 
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Local officials cannot remove beneficiaries from Pantawid Pamilya – DSWD PDF Print
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Tuesday, 29 March 2016 09:12

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) reiterates that barangay officials do not have the capacity to delist households from the roster of beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program. 
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Housewife becomes licensed teacher at 31, owes it to Pantawid Pamilya PDF Print
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Tuesday, 09 February 2016 03:34

Aileen shows her graduation photo and medal.
They say life-changing things happen when you least expect them.

Cebu resident Aileen Fernandez-Desamparado, 31, agrees to this.

She thought she would remain a fulltime housewife all her life. Due to financial constraints, her parents were not able to send her to college.

However, not only was she able to earn her college degree with flying colors 15 y
ears after high school, she also recently passed the Licensure Examination for Teachers.

She credits the fulfillment of her life-long dream to Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
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Dumagat lass breaks tradition, welcomes change PDF Print
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Friday, 22 January 2016 03:29

Lea (center) beams as she engages in light banter with fellow Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries. Back in their community, 15-year-old Lea Dela Cruz is expected to have been married and be raising children already. 

As tradition, this is what most Dumagat teenage girls in Tanay, Rizal are presumed to do once they hit adolescence. 
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DSWD holds first int’l conference on Conditional Cash Transfer PDF Print
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Monday, 11 January 2016 04:07

As its first major activity for the new year,  the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is pioneering the conduct of an international conference to discuss the gains of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program in the Philippines on January 12-13. 

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Pantawid Pamilya recognizes exemplary children PDF Print
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Monday, 07 December 2015 02:36

Jemuel Mago, last year’s grand winner of the Search for Exemplary Pantawid Pamilya Child, shared that having won the Search allowed him to be a role model to other youth who are also trying to succeed amidst poverty.

The Search is conducted annually by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) among children-beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program. Exemplary children must show leadership skills and excellence in academics, as well as know how to fulfill their responsibilities in their families and communities. They should also be good role models and show their desire to help others.
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Fisherman’s son named as National Pantawid Pamilya Exemplary Child PDF Print
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Wednesday, 02 December 2015 06:48

Jake Lere Boyles performs his winning piece during the Araw ng Kabataan while Sec. Soliman and other guests beam as they watch.

Overflowing in confidence despite his small frame, 11-year-old Jake Lere Boyles, a fisherman’s son, was the image of success during the Araw ng Kabataan celebration last November 21.

Jake bested 16 children from the different regions nationwide when he was named as the national winner of the Search for Pantawid Pamilya Exemplary Child.
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Children express their voices during “Araw ng Kabataan” PDF Print
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Saturday, 21 November 2015 00:00

Some 3,500 parent-and child-beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program and recipients of other child-focused services of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) gathered today at the Quirino Grandstand, Luneta Park, to celebrate “Araw ng Kabataan.”
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