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The poorest households in the municipalities are selected through the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) implemented by the DSWD using the Proxy Means Test. This test determines the socio-economic category of the families by looking at certain proxy variables such as ownership of assets, type of housing, education of the household head, livelihood of the family and access to water and sanitation facilities.
Set of Co-Responsibilities
To avail of the cash grants beneficiaries should comply with the following conditions:
Pantawid Pamilya operates in 79 provinces covering 1,261 municipalities and 138 key cities in all 17 regions nationwide.
The program has 3,014,586 registered households as of 27 June 2012.