Humble backyard garden provides food on the table, generates additional income PDF Print
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Wednesday, 01 July 2015 05:17

Helen Camacho tends to her seedlings which she grows through Urban Container Gardening. She attests that with her produce, she is able to put food on the table.  
Bringing food on the table is a primary concern of every family,  more so for a poor family with little or no income at all to sustain nutritious meals. 

To help address this, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) included the topic “Bio-Intensive Gardening (BIG)” in its enhanced modules for Family Development Sessions (FDS) regularly attended  by beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilya. 
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Sec. Soliman: Measures in place to keep a clean Pantawid Pamilya database PDF Print
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Monday, 29 June 2015 03:51

As part of their efforts to ensure that only the rightful beneficiaries are included in the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman emphasized that measures and systems continue to be enforced to maintain a clean database for the program. 
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The trainee becomes the trainer PDF Print
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Monday, 29 June 2015 04:25

(Left photo) Evelyn (left) and other trainees beam with pride during their graduation. (Right Photo) Evelyn trains the residents of Haven for Women on beauty care. 
Last April, 39-year-old Evelyn Caballero of Barangay Balulang, Cagayan de Oro City, proudly marched onstage along with her husband and daughters during the graduation ceremony at the Philippine Institute of Skills and Development (PISAD). 
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Pantawid Pamilya housewives build their dream business venture with P50 PDF Print
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Friday, 19 June 2015 06:51

Members of the Maanos-Maseet Sustainable Livelihood Program Association who are also Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries demonstrate the fish deboning process in their bangus processing center.
Where can your P50 take you? 

For the beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilya from Barangay San Isidro Sur, Binmaley, Pangasinan, their P50 brought them to their dream bangus business venture.  Binmaley is a first class municipality in the province of Pangasinan famous for its bangus (milkfish) aquaculture, due to the existence of numerous fishponds. The town is also known as the Fishbowl Capital of the North. 
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Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries continue to enjoy health care benefits PDF Print
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Friday, 19 June 2015 06:41

Merilyn Buhisan and her two teenage sons are among the millions of Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries who continue to enjoy health care benefits under PhilHealth.
More beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilya are now reaping the benefits of the partnership between the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth). 
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Tribal mother-grantee of Pantawid Pamilya welcomes complements to cultural practices PDF Print
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Friday, 19 June 2015 06:27

Leonida, with her two young kids, is thankful for the help and attention her family is getting from the government. 
A 40-year-old mother from the Ati broke the stereotype of indigenous peoples (IP) being aloof, and spoke about how Pantawid Pamilya has changed her family’s way of life. The Ati is a Negrito indigenous group from Panay Island, Visayas. 

Leonida Bartolome of Barangay Balabag, Boracay, Malay, Aklan, said that her family’s way of life is now better since they became beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilya. 
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‘Sendong’ survivor is incoming freshman of UP Diliman PDF Print
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Tuesday, 05 May 2015 08:11

Rene Jr (left) together with high school friends. He is happy to have passed the UP College Admission Test. 
Cagayan de Oro City — Rene Liboon Principe, Jr. and his family almost drowned to death when Tropical Storm Sendong inundated Northern Mindanao on December 16, 2011. 

The Principe family, a beneficiary of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, was among the families affected by the flash flood brought about by heavy rains. 

Rene Jr.’s father, Rene Sr., woke them up when the water was knee-high inside their house in Zone 4, Pasil, Barangay Kauswagan, which is along the city’s main river. The water eventually reached roof gutter level. The Principe family witnessed how the raging flood water rushed down the village. 
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PNoy cites Pantawid Pamilya high school grads as concrete proof of his administration’s gains PDF Print
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Monday, 27 April 2015 09:18

President Benigno S. Aquino III congratulates David Manansala after delivering his valedictory address. Also in photo are from left: DILG Secretary Manuel Roxas, Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman, Pantawid Pamilya honor graduate Alyanah Terite, DOLE Secretary Rosalinda Baldoz, and CHED Chairperson Patricia Licuanan.
“Walang duda, kayo ang gumawa ng pagbabago at kayo rin ang magpapatuloy nito (There is no doubt that you made this positive transformation possible and that you have the power to continue it).” 

This was part of the inspiring message of President Benigno S. Aquino III to the more than 10,000 student-beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program who graduated from high school. 

Pres. Aquino was the keynote speaker in Thursday’s post-event graduation ceremony organized by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) at the Smart Araneta Coliseum. 
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Pantawid Pamilya 1st Quarter Program Updates for 2015 PDF Print
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Wednesday, 29 April 2015 08:29

Pantawid Pamilya 1st Quarter Program Updates for 2015 download PDF file here
 
Pantawid Pamilya high school grads now ready to work their way out of poverty PDF Print
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Friday, 10 April 2015 02:58

http://www.dswd.gov.ph/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/dingdong-300x200.jpg “Hindi kayo nagkamali sa pagpili sa amin sa Pantawid Pamilya (You  were right  in identifying us as Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries).”

This was part of the message of 15-year- old Alyannah Terite, a Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiary who graduated valedictorian of her class from the Pasay City Science High School.

Alyannah spoke before fellow Pantawid Pamilya graduates during the post-graduation event dubbed, “Pagtatapos Nyo, Tagumpay ng Pilipino”, at the Philippine International Convention Center (PICC) organized by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD).
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Pantawid Pamilya beneficiary overcomes disability, lands in honor roll PDF Print
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Wednesday, 15 April 2015 02:18

 
Edy Rose shows her medals, the proof of her academic excellence.
For 17-year-old Edy Rose Tayab of Quezon, Bukidnon, being born with a congenital deformity is not easy. Daily life is physically difficult, especially as she has no feet and left hand. 

But Edy Rose did not let her disability define her life. She refused to let anything get in the way of achieving her dreams. 
 
She wanted to excel in her class, just like her able-bodied friends, and she worked hard for it. 

“Gusto kong patunayan na kaya ko ding gawing ang ginagawa ng mga taong walang kapansanan  (I want to prove  that I can also do what other people without disabilities can do),” claimed Edy Rose. 
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