Philippines’ Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Program

Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program

Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program is a human development program of the national government that invests in the health and education of poor households, particularly of children aged 0-18 years old. 

Patterned after the conditional cash transfer scheme implemented in other developing countries, the Pantawid Pamilya provides cash grants to beneficiaries provided that they comply with the set of conditions required by the program. 

News and Stories

DSWD helps facilitate release of salaries of 4Ps workers in BARMM

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is working closely with the Department of Budget and Management (DBM) to help facilitate the release of salaries of  Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) implementors in the Bangsamoro Autonomous Region for Muslim Mindanao (BARMM).   This developed following a news report that was aired over a TV …

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DSWD welcomes institutionalization of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) lauded the signing into law of Republic Act 11310 institutionalizing the government’s flagship poverty reduction program known as the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps. 4Ps is an investment in human capital which seeks to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty by focusing on education and health …

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First from the Mountains: A Graduation Story of a Girl from Tau’t Bato

Coming from a tribe which has long been isolated in the mountains, Juda Diklay, 25, a member of the Tau’t Batotribe in Palawan province, found it difficult to keep pace with her classmates when she first started school after being given an opportunity to study in the city. Juda was the first in her tribe to …

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Since its inception in 2008, Pantawid Pamilya has already served
5790
poor households nationwide

(as of March 31, 2019)