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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DSWD trains Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries on disaster preparedness

Families under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program are now more equipped in disaster preparedness following their regular attendance to the Family Development Sessions (FDS), a monthly session where beneficiaries gather to discuss various topics on family matters. Attendance to the monthly FDS is one of the conditionalities that beneficiaries must comply to receive their grants …

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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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Formerly-homeless Filipinos to benefit from UCT subsidy as DSWD launches over-the-counter payment for Pantawid beneficiaries with no cash card

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), in coordination with Land Bank of the Philippines (LBP) and LBP local conduit Smart-Natco,  will launch today the over-the-counter payment of the Unconditional Cash Transfer (UCT) grant to Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries who do not have cash cards. A  payout ceremony will be held in …

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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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DSWD has high hopes for K-12 Pantawid Pamilya graduates

“Lubos ang kagalakan namin sa ahensya dahil nagbunga ang determinasyon at pagsisisikap ng mga kabataan nating miyembro ng Pantawid Pamilya. Ipinakita nila na hindi hadlang ang kahirapan para maabot  nila ang kanilang mga pangarap na makatapos sa pag-aaral (All of us in the department are very happy because of the determination and hard work shown by Pantawid …

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