DSWD Secretary Bautista leads 4Ps field assessment in SOCCSKSARGEN

To ensure that the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) remains true to its thrust to improve the well-being of poor Filipino families, DSWD Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista joined field staff of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in Region XII for the second round of assessment of its household beneficiaries on October …

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4Ps removes barriers to education

Born with a congenital deformity, Edy Rose Tayab of Quezon, Bukidnon was teased and bullied by her classmates because she has no feet and left hand. Going to school was physically and emotionally difficult for her, but other than the dispiriting remarks about her disability, Edy Rose was more discouraged to go to school because …

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Former 4Ps model families retell their stories of hope, success in DSWD event

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) will lead the homecoming of the six national winners of the Search for Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya on September 29, 2019 at the SM City North Edsa Sky Dome during the Pantawid Pamilya National Family Day celebration. The National Family Day carries the theme, “Pamilyang Pilipino: Taas-noo sa buong …

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An inspiration to all

Dionisio family

“Maayo sa kulay, maayo sa buhok, maayo sa katauhan ung sa tao. Kung gusto niyo talagang maging successful, go and go lang po. Go nang go!” This was the message of the Dionisios to the family-beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) after winning the grand prize of the National Search for Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya …

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Success through self-discipline

Achuela family

For the Achuelas, the grand winner of the 2015 National Search for Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya, self-discipline may not be easy but definitely doable and provides rewards. Conrado Achuela and his four daughters understand that great opportunities do not always come by to poor families like them. That is why when they became Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino …

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Kick-starting the fight against poverty

Tanutan family

Gibb Tanutan giggled as she shared a funny story on winning the National Search for Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya in 2014. She said a lot of people congratulated them, even those who they didn’t know personally. But some got quite confused on why Gibb’s family was on TV. “’Yong ibang tao iba ang pagkaintindi nila. Noong …

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Achieving dreams—slowly but surely

Mabanta Family

The Mabantas did not imagine winning the National Search for Huwarang Pantawid Pamilya in 2013. They thought they were just a simple family from Kauswagan, Lanao del Norte who loves gardening and joining activities in their community. Little did they know that their passions would earn them the title of huwarang pamilya. “Unexpected po ‘yon. …

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