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Of Women and Empowerment

Quezon City - Often times, we hear women and empowerment spoken together. This is often associated with gender and development, poverty and power. Every March, the Philippines celebrates Women’s Month. It served as a venue not only to celebrate women’s significant contribution and achievements, but also to look critically at equality and opportunities for women for a more fair and just society for all. Gender and Development (GAD) mainstreaming was adopted as the government’s strategy in pursuing gender equality in all aspects of the ...

DSWD releases cash grants of 4Ps Beneficiaries

Quezon City - The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through the Land Bank of the Philippines announced that it will start crediting cash grants of the 4.012 million household beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), through their cash cards. The amount that the beneficiaries covers pay period 6 (P6) computed based on their compliance for the months of December and January. DSWD also reminds 4Ps beneficiaries to ensure that the grants are to be used only for ...

4Ps Workers Recognized

The Department of Social Welfare and Development recognized the contribution of its partners and personnel during the 70th founding anniversary celebration in January with the theme, “DSWD@70: Kabalikat ng Mahihirap sa Panahon ng Pandemya.” This celebration highlights the significant contributions of the different stakeholders and the invaluable service of the agency’s workforce to include the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). Leading the 4Ps awardees is Director Gemma B. Gabuya, 4Ps National Program Manager who received the prestigious Gawad Kalihim Award.  For this ...

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 ...