Senators Jinggoy Estrada and Nancy Binay intend to go over with a fine-toothed comb the Department of Social Welfare and Development’s 2014 budget, particularly the increased allocation for the DSWD’s cash doleout program.
By Lisa Soriano
, Ricky Brozas
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) last Saturday officially rolled out in this vote-rich province its anti-Epal campaign which aimed to dissuade candidates from using the government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) Program during campaign period.
Agriculture industry leaders have asked Social Welfare Secretary Corazon Soliman to include small landholding farmers in the agency’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program amid the decline in farm incomes because of low prices of local rice.
ROSALES, Pangasinan—The government’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program, also known as the Pantawid Pampamilyang Pilipino program, should also serve farmers who have been marginalized by rice smuggling, a party-list group said here. “If the government could not stop smuggling, then it should do something to help the farmers who are struggling to produce the [...]
By Cynthia D. Balana
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has announced a drive to dissociate the conditional cash transfer (CCT) program, also known as the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), from politics during the campaign period.