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DSWD says No to Epal and Yes to Empowering Pantawid Pamilya Beneficiaries

No more threats. No more epal. These are the main thrusts of Bawal Ang Epal Dito Campaign of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) to be launched from January to May 2013 to protect the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, from undue politicking and interventions that may affect the program’s integrity. Bawal Ang Epal Dito confronts the issues of external pressures and eliminates the misconception of the beneficiaries about the control of politicians or parties over Pantawid Pamilya. More ...

Philhealth, DSWD forge partnership for the poor

THE Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PhilHealth) and Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) formalized their partnership to provide and secure health care for the poor as they sign a Joint Order at the Shangri-la Hotel in Mandaluyong City last November 6, 2012. The Joint Order will benefit more than five million poor household-beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) to uplift their quality of life by not only providing financial assistance but also by extending the needed health ...

DSWD Awards 2012 Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya

Social Welfare and Development Secretary Corazon Juliano-Soliman and Mayor Benhur Abalos Jr., awarded the winner of the Search for the 2012 Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya during the kick-off activity for the National Family Week celebration on September 22 in Mandaluyong City. Declared winner is the family of Mr. and Mrs. Rommel Manarpaac of Batac City, Ilocos Norte. As winner, the Manarpaac family will become an advocate of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program and will be speaking in various fora to share ...

World Bank findings on Pantawid Pamilya reveal STRONG and CONSISTENT IMPACT “We are ON-TRACK” – SECRETARY SOLIMAN

The Department of Social Welfare and Development and its development partners, the World Bank (WB), Asian Development Bank (ADB), Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) and Social Weather Stations (SWS) gathered last August 23 at the Asian Institute of Management to publicly present the results of the Impact Evaluation. Attended by various sectors from the academe, media, civil society organizations, non-government organizations, DSWD Secretary Corazon Soliman said that the impact evaluation presents empirical evidence stating impressive results about the effectiveness ...

Globe, Micro Ventures help CCT beneficiaries via ‘Hapinoy’

MANILA, Philippines - Globe Telecom and Micro Ventures Foundation Inc. (MVFI) have joined hands to provide sustainable livelihood opportunities for marginalized families who will be ending their five-year stint under the government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program. “This is an initiative under the i-Prosper pillar of Globe Bridging Communities where we work with social enterprises and micro-entrepreneurs to establish sustainable forms of livelihood for bottom of the pyramid sectors nationwide,” said Rob Nazal, Globe’s corporate social responsibility head. “For this ...