DSWD Pantawid program helps IPs value health, education

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is helping more members of indigenous people (IP) groups in the country learn the value of prioritizing their children’s health and education through its Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). Monaliza Remo, 42, an IP-beneficiary of 4Ps at Brgy. Puting Kahoy in the Municipality of Rosario, Batangas shared …

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DSWD clarifies COA findings on unclaimed Pantawid Pamilya cash grants

Following the recent publication of the Commission on Audit (COA) findings that there are 1,889,994 unclaimed cash grants accounts amounting to P1.206 billion under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) clarified that based on the report of the Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP), there were only  124,845 …

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Pantawid Pamilya stakeholders call for complementation of anti-poverty programs

Stakeholders of the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program highlighted the importance of complementing Pantawid Pamilya with other anti-poverty programs to help achieve its goal of combating the poverty cycle in Filipino households during last week’s multi-stakeholders’ forum entitled, “Diskursong 4Ps: Paglalahad, Paglalarawan, Pagsasalaysay, Pagbibigay Liwanag sa Usaping Pantawid Pamilyang …

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Pantawid Pamilya to convene stakeholders

Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program upholds stakeholders relationship as it brings together legislators, local chief executives, national government agencies, beneficiaries, and other partners in a forum entitled “Diskursong 4Ps: Paglalahad, Paglalarawan, Pagsasalaysay, Pagbibigay Liwanag sa Usaping Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program” on August 15, 9 a.m., at Blulane Hotel in Manila. “We at DSWD value our stakeholders and the …

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DSWD, East-West Seed Foundation formalize partnership on sustainable community gardening

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the East-West Seed Foundation (EWSF) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on July 31, 2018 at the DSWD Social Welfare and Development Center for Asia and the Pacific, Taguig City, formalizing a partnership venture to implement community-based nutritional health promotion and food security through household vegetable gardening …

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DOLE to provide employment assistance to 4Ps households

On May 1, International Labor Day, the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) through the Bureau of Local Employment will hold a nationwide job fair providing special lanes to Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries and graduating students of the Expanded Students Grants-in-Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGP-PA). 4Ps is a program of the national …

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Ripples of Hope

Education is seen as one of the effective weapons to combat poverty, but for many poor Filipinos, education remains elusive because it is out of their economic means to secure. Ten years ago, the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), the country’s version of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) scheme was launched with the hope to …

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More than 30k Students to Complete Tertiary Education

Around 34,000 students from the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) are expected to graduate this school year under the Expanded Students Grants-in- Aid Program for Poverty Alleviation (ESGPPA). The ESGPPA is implemented by the Commission on Higher Education together with the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) and …

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4Ps beneficiaries start receiving subsidy under TRAIN

Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries from all over the country who have Land Bank cash cards can start withdrawing their subsidy under the Tax Reform for Acceleration and Inclusion (TRAIN) law. The subsidy, dubbed as the Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT), intends to help the poor to ease the effect of higher prices imposed on …

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