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Awarding of jobs and capital assistance to Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in NCR PDF Print E-mail
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Written by DSWD-Social Marketing Service   
Thursday, 08 September 2011 13:14

Some 400 Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries from the seven local government units of the National Capital Region will start working on “Trabahong Lansangan,” on September 6, 2011 up to December, 2011. They will be paid P404/day, the prevailing minimum wage hike in NCR covering the four months of their employment.
 
DSWD Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman, together with Manila Mayor Alfredo Lim and Department of Public Works and Highways Secretary Rogelio Singson, present a check worth P69,000 to Love and Care SEA-K with their president Geraldine Alisla.
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Who's afraid of CCTs? PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Lila Ramos Shahani   
Thursday, 08 September 2011 11:14

The hue and cry attending CCTs in the past few months, typically rather loud and often somewhat quaint (if not altogether unempirical), would have been perplexing in the extreme had it all not been so politically predictable. In last year’s budget hearing, of course, most of those protesting the government’s conditional cash transfer program (currently under the aegis of DSWD) were, noteworthily enough, either from Lakas or NPC. Which is not to say that all their conclusions were merely hasty or polemical: in fact, as of this writing, some are already carefully under consideration.
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CCT report reaffirms goal to improve lives PDF Print E-mail
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Written by By Aurea Calica (The Philippine Star)   
Monday, 22 August 2011 14:28

MANILA, Philippines - Malacañang welcomed yesterday the joint report of the World Bank (WB) and the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) that the government’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program for indigent families can raise their annual incomes by 12.6 percent, thus reducing poverty incidence by 6.2 percent.               

In a statement, presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda said the report reaffirms the belief of the administration that the program is a “solid foundation” for improving the quality of life of impoverished Filipinos. 
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Cong. Neptali Gonzalez, Mayor Benhur Abalos express support for CCT PDF Print E-mail
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Written by DSWD - Social Marketing Unit   
Monday, 22 August 2011 10:50

"Sa Mandaluyong, hindi pinupulitika ang Pantawid Pamilya. Naniniwala tayo na investment ito para sa kinabukasan ng mga bata," Congressman Neptali Gonzales said today at the Convergence Caravan dubbed as “Sama-sama sa Pagsulong ng Sambayanan” of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). The activity was held at Brgy. Addition Hills, Mandaluyong City, in partnership with the UnangHakbang Foundation and the City Government of Mandaluyong.

 

Congressman Neptali Gonzales II talks to the Parent Leaders of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program at the Convergence Caravan.

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“Growth must not leave the poor behind,” DSWD Says 2.3 Million Pantawid Pamilya Beneficiaries Expected to Become More Economically Active PDF Print E-mail
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Written by DSWD-Social Marketing Service   
Wednesday, 20 July 2011 15:20

Some 2.3 million poor households are expected to become more economically active as they receive cash grants from Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program of the Department of Social Welfare and Development. This is the assertion made by  Secretary Corazon Juliano Soliman in a July 19 press conference.

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