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DSWD, USAID launch 4Ps Financial Literacy Manual

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), together with the United  States Agency for International Development (USAID) through its E-PESO project,  launched today the Financial Literacy Manual for the Family Development Sessions  (FDS) of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). The manual offers an enhanced approach in providing financial literacy sessions to 4Ps  beneficiaries, assisting them in their eventual exit and/or graduation from the program  towards achieving sustainable financial independence. The manual consists of four modules to include understanding ...

Barya: Salaysay ng Buhay ni John Christian Canceran

Salaysay ng Buhay ni John Christian Canceran, Top 8 sa Veterenary Medicine Licensure Exam 2020 “Sa bawat kalansing ng barya sa aking bulsa, nadaragdagan ako ng pag-asa at determinasyon upang magpatuloy upang makapagtapos sa aking pag-aaral.” Ako si John Christian Canceran, pang-apat sa anim na supling nina Joseph Sr. at Florentina Canceran. Payak ang pamumuhay ng aming pamilya sa Barangay Rosario, City of Santiago dito sa probinsiya ng Isabela. Ang aking ama ay nakapagtapos ng high school samantalang ang aking ...

DSWD builds up financial well-being of 4Ps beneficiaries

Quezon City - The declaration of a national Health Emergency due to the pandemic has caused economic uncertainties especially among poor families. The lockdowns imposed by the national government to manage the further spread of Covid-19, where major borders were closed, transportation suspended and citizens were asked to stay at home, affected people’s mobility to earn a living. Jennet Usita and her husband Feliciano Jr. of Cabaritan East, Ballesteros Cagayan has seven children: Jhezza, Jennica, Joana, Janna, Jairus, Jillian and Jzeina ...

DSWD passes stiffer policies against erring 4Ps Beneficiaries

Quezon City - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) released the Memorandum Circular 38 or the Guidelines on the Commission of Prohibited Acts by Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Beneficiaries during State of Calamity or National Emergency that provides for stiffer policies against erring beneficiaries. This, as a result of the reports received that there were beneficiaries involved in illegal activities after receiving their grants under the Social Amelioration Program. The declaration of public health emergency in March 2020 allowed ...

DSWD welcomes findings, recommendations of PIDS on 4Ps

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) welcomes the findings and recommendations of the Philippine Institute of Development Studies (PIDS) on the need to adjust the cash grants received by the beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and to improve on the cash delivery mechanisms. Starting in 2020, program beneficiaries have enjoyed higher cash grants as mandated by Republic Act 11310 or the 4Ps Act.   For health, household-beneficiaries now receive P750 per month from P500. Education grant ...