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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 ...

DSWD nagbabala sa mga nagsasamantala

Quezon City - Nagbabala ang pamunuan ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) sa mga tao o grupo na nais gamitin ang mga programa nito upang isulong ang pangsariling interes o pagsamantalahan ang mga mahihirap. Ito ay kasunod ng mga naglipanang fake na mga Facebook accounts, group, o page na gumagamit ng opisyal na logo ng Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) at ng DSWD. Ayon sa pamunuan ng DSWD at 4Ps, iisa lamang ang opisyal na Facebook page nito at hindi kailanman ...

4Ps: A beacon of hope to the nation’s future

Quezon City - Situated in one of the Geographically Isolated and Disadvantaged Areas (GIDAs) of Brgy Pinya, Diadi, Nueva Vizcaya, the family of Rosemarie Pudao, belonging to the Tuwali Tribe, lived a very simple life. With only tenancy in an agricultural land to sustain their daily living, she and her husband Rogelio struggled to sustain the education of their three children. Rosemarie’s story is not unique, hers is a story that represents how families, considered as poor, lives on a day-to-day ...