Coping Up Amid COVID-19

Quezon City- Few weeks ago, the nation was placed under community quarantine to avert the further spread of the dreadful Corona Virus Disease 2019 (COVID-19). Since then, the national government introduced social safety nets to help the most affected population address the basic food and non-food needs. Carmela Cabrera, 39, comes from a poor family living …

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DSWD commemorates 1st year anniversary of the 4Ps Law

Quezon City – The Department of Social Welfare and Development commemorates the signing of the Republic Act 11310 otherwise known as the Institutionalization of the  Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps),  today, April 17. With the signing of the law, 4Ps is now the national poverty reduction strategy of the government. It is an investment in …

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4Ps Beneficiaries to start receiving higher amount of cash grants

Quezon City – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) announced that the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries will start receiving higher cash grants particularly to support their health, nutrition and education starting this April.  “With the signing of Republic Act 11310, otherwise known as the Institutionalization of the 4Ps, and its Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR), which makes …

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All 4Ps cash card holders received emergency subsidy under SAP – DSWD

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) said that all Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) beneficiaries with cash cards have received their emergency subsidy under the Social Amelioration Program (SAP) Bayanihan Fund: Tulong Laban sa COVID-19 today, April 5. All 4Ps beneficiaries with cash cards in Regions I, II, III, IV-A, National Capital Region …

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4Ps Beneficiaries to receive additional Emergency Subsidy from the Social Amelioration Program

Quezon City- The beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) will receive emergency subsidy pursuant to the enactment of Republic Act 11469 (RA 11469) or the Bayanihan to Heal as One Act. Under the law, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is tasked to develop the guidelines and the lead of the Social Amelioration …

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4Ps beneficiaries observe safety protocols during payouts

Beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD), are also doing their part in preventing the spread of COVID-19 by observing safety protocols such as social distancing as they withdraw their cash grants from the Automated Teller Machines (ATMs).  On March 24, the cash grants …

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4Ps beneficiaries continue to receive grants, rice subsidy during quarantine period

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) clarified that beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) will continue to receive their grants and rice subsidy through their cash cards amid enforcement of the enhanced community quarantine in Luzon, emphasizing that only 4Ps activities that require mass gathering are suspended. DSWD also reiterated that …

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DSWD declares “force majeure” in 4Ps implementation

Quezon City-  Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Secretary Rolando Joselito D. Bautista declared the “force majeure”, in the implementation of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) amid the Corona Virus Disease (COVID-19). This following the recommendation of the Inter-agency Task Force (IATF) and following the advisory released by the DSWD on the suspension …

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