Quezon City – The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), joins the nationwide celebration of the National Family Week staging a virtual National Family Day on September 30, 2021 aired via the official program’s Facebook account.

With the theme, “Pamilyang 4Ps: Abot Kaya ang Pangarap Basta’t Sama-Sama”, resounds the message of hope for a better future through partnership and collaboration of duty bearers. Among the Program highlights of the event is the awarding of the best Salaysay ng Buhay ng Pantawid Pamilya (Salaysay) entries and recognition of the Kaagapay ng Pamayanan (Kaagapay) nominees in the national level.

In the Salaysay entries, 4Ps beneficiaries are to write their journey in the Program and how their lives are improved with the family’s hard work, assistance from the Program and with support from partners and stakeholders.

Meanwhile, the Kaagapay is a compilation of selfless initiatives of the family beneficiaries especially during the Covid-19 outbreak.

The activity will be attended by selected 4Ps families coming from the different regions in the country, primarily the Salaysay and Kaagapay nominees. They will be joined by the officials and employees of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) from the regional and national offices.

The event will also be graced by partner corporations that gave prizes for the 4Ps families that will be joining the activities.

4Ps is a program of the national government implemented thru the DSWD, that invests in the human capital of poor households. It was institutionalized in 2019 by virtue of Republic Act 11310. It has become the national poverty reduction strategy of the government that provides cash grants to eligible households towards improving the health, nutrition, and education aspects of their life. The program also provides psychosocial and psycho-educational components through the Family Development Session leading the beneficiaries to an improved and sustained well-being.

The program is being implemented nationwide covering 4.2 million households. ###