By Joey Gabieta
Six teams from the Commission on Audit (COA), together with civil society groups, have conducted an audit of the implementation of the government’s cash-for-work program and the construction of bunk houses in Eastern Visayas, the region hardest hit by Supertyphoon “Yolanda” last year.
By Marc Jayson Cayabyab
President Benigno Aquino III in his fifth State of the Nation Address (SONA) said 2.5 million Filipinos were able to uplift themselves from poverty from 2013.
By Michelle V. Remo
The number of poor families in the Philippines as a proportion to the total number of families dropped to 19.7 percent in 2012 from 20.5 percent in 2009, the National Statistical Coordination Board announced Monday.
By Kristine Angeli Sabillo
The Department of Budget and Management said Sunday the increase in the conditional cash transfer (CCT) budget is supposed to lower the dropout rate among poor high school students.
By Maila Ager
To ensure that the country’s economic growth would be felt by poor Filipinos, a senator on Friday offered various proposals such as the use of existing Conditional Cash Transfer to enact a capital lending program.