Beware of Text Scams!

We would like to warn the public, particularly Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiaries, on text scams currently circulating. The text message, coming from a certain Lea Ramos which states “Congratulations, President Noy-Noy Aquino Foundation 4Ps Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, your sim # won P950,000 as second prize winner in the Handog Pangkabuhayan raffle promo, DTI …

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Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries can open P50 savings account

MANILA, Philippines – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has partnered with Globe Telecoms and Bank of the Philippine Islands (BPI) in a bid to encourage low-income families to save money. DSWD Secretary Corazon Soliman said BPI Globe BanKO offers an opening balance of only P50 to beneficiaries of the government’s Pantawid Pamilya …

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WB: Phl a model for cash transfer

WASHINGTON – The World Bank (WB) has tagged the Philippines as a model in providing a social safety net that cushions the impact of global financial and economic problems. The Philippines, for its part, wants to improve its Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) by lengthening the period that beneficiaries receive cash. “We at the Bank …

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CCT puts more poor children in school

More poor children are expected to enjoy their basic rights to education and health as the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program reaches 3 million poor households. From 2.3 million households last year, the program which is also widely known as CCT (conditional cash transfer) is now on its fifth level of expansion and has completed 65% …

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‘No one left behind’

“Let no one be left behind” is a slogan adopted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development to stress the goal of its social protection programs: that no Filipino is left by the wayside as the country pursues development. To achieve the goal of meeting the needs of the poorest and hardest-to-reach Filipinos, the …

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‘Special’ children of the 4Ps

The schoolhouse in Barangay Cogon in the Island Garden City of Samal sits at the end of a dirt path leading from the community basketball court and barangay center. Dropping by one of the classrooms, we find students seated on the wooden desks, clean and bright-faced even if they are dressed in faded clothes, their …

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New Integrated System to Accelerate Pantawid Pamilya Grievance Resolutions

Recognizing the potential of maximizing the benefits of information technology, the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program has started to put into operation the Unified Information and Communication System (UNICS) that would effectively support the transparent and efficient capture and faster processing of grievances related to program implementation. UNICS is a centralized mechanism that will capture and …

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DSWD Supports Solon’s Call to Delist Ineligible CCT Grantees

Thirty-seven (37) out of the 96 household beneficiaries reported by the Commission on Audit (COA) as ineligible to Pantawid Pamilya are currently undergoing final stages of validation by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) for possible delisting from the program. These beneficiaries from Regions III, IV-A and NCR, if validated to be ineligible, …

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