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Multi-stakeholder partnership: Towards sustained improved well-being

Arlyn Analiza Oquendo, born and raised in Pandi, was one of the locals who drew her income from making clothes and dresses. Belonging to a poor family, Ana never thought that her life would change. Being a beneficiary of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps, Arlyn was able to access services under the Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). Aside from the capital seed fund, she also underwent skills training on Dressmaking ...
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DSWD to remove persistent non-compliant 4Ps Beneficiaries

Quezon City – The Department of Social Welfare and Development has released the approved National Advisory Council (NAC) Resolution 1 series of 2021 “Adopting the Guidelines for the Removal of Persistently Non-Compliant Beneficiaries in the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in adherence to the approved 4Ps law. The implementation of the corresponding guideline shall commence during the 1st period (P1) covering the month of February and March of the Compliance Verification/Payment Cycle for 2021. Under Section 12 of the Republic ...
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DSWD welcomes 4Ps gains in 3rd impact evaluation report

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD welcomes the results of the third impact evaluation (IE3) on the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) conducted by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS). By virtue of Republic Act 11310 or the 4Ps Act, an impact evaluation will be conducted by the Philippine Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) every three years after the effectivity of the Act to assess the implementation of the 4Ps. The amount of cash grant provided can ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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