Month: April 2018

DOLE to provide employment assistance to 4Ps households

On May 1, International Labor Day, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) through the Bureau of Local Employment will hold a nationwide job fair providing special lanes to Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries and graduating students of the Expanded Students Grants-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGP-PA). 4Ps is a program of the national …

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Formerly-homeless Filipinos to benefit from UCT subsidy as DSWD launches over-the-counter payment for Pantawid beneficiaries with no cash card

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), in coordination with Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) and LBP local conduit Smart-Natco,  will launch today the over-the-counter payment of the Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) grant to Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries who do not have cash cards. A  payout ceremony will be held in …

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Ripples of Hope

Education is seen as one of the effective weapons to combat poverty, but for many poor Filipinos, education remains elusive because it is out of their economic means to secure. Ten years ago, the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), the country’s version of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) scheme was launched with the hope to …

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DSWD has high hopes for K-12 Pantawid Pamilya graduates

“Lubos ang kagalakan namin sa ahensya dahil nagbunga ang determinasyon at pagsisisikap ng mga kabataan nating miyembro ng Pantawid Pamilya. Ipinakita nila na hindi hadlang ang kahirapan para maabot  nila ang kanilang mga pangarap na makatapos sa pag-aaral (All of us in the department are very happy because of the determination and hard work shown by Pantawid …

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More than 30k Students to Complete Tertiary Education

Around 34,000 students from the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) are expected to graduate this school year under the Expanded Students Grants-in- Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGPPA). The ESGPPA is implemented by the Commission on Higher Education together with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and …

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More Pantawid Pamilya families continue to benefit from communal gardening

To combat the prevalence of undernutrition among Filipino children, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) continues to expand the implementation of its  communal gardening project among partner-beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), an anti-poverty program of the government implemented by the Department. Communal gardening is one of the projects of the …

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