Latest Stories
Home » Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program You are browsing entries tagged with “Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program”

Storm victims who left Visayas still entitled to cash grants


Supertyphoon “Yolanda” victims from Western, Central and Eastern Visayas who are beneficiaries of the government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) will continue to receive their cash grants even if they have transferred to other areas, including Metro Manila.

Posted: January 8th, 2014 in Headlines,Metro | Read More »

DSWD resumes cash dole in ‘Yolanda’-lashed Capiz

Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman. FILE PHOTO

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has resumed the distribution of cash handouts to beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in the 16 towns and one city of Capiz province in Western Visayas.

Posted: December 22nd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Regions | Read More »

‘Epal’ bets using cash program warned of raps


The Commission on Elections (Comelec) has warned candidates in the coming barangay (village) elections to keep off the government’s conditional cash transfer program in their campaigns or be charged criminally with election offenses.

Posted: October 13th, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

DBM eyes CCT expansion to lower high school dropout rate

Budget Secretary Florencio Abad.  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

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.

Posted: September 1st, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

4Ps used to lure people to list up

By ,
THE USE of government resources for the registration of voters for the barangay and SK elections is too obvious in some places, like in Cebu City where a city government-owned bus is used to ferry registrants to a registration center. JUNJIE MENDOZA/CEBU DAILY NEWS

A Commission on Elections (Comelec) official in Pangasinan province said the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) is being used by aspiring barangay candidates to lure residents to register for the synchronized barangay and Sangguniang Kabataan elections in October.

Posted: August 2nd, 2013 in Featured Gallery,Headlines,Photos & Videos,Regions | Read More »

Health, social welfare, public works get biggest budget hike

Budget Secretary Florencio B. Abad. INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

The departments of health, social welfare and public works will get the biggest increase in the proposed P2.268-trillion budget for 2014.

Posted: July 13th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DSWD, civic groups come together on 4Ps

Social Welfare Secretary Dinky Soliman. FILE PHOTO

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has enlisted three civic groups to provide sustainable livelihood assistance to beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), or the conditional cash transfer (CCT) program.

Posted: April 3rd, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

P20-B marked for anti-poverty programs set by mayors in poorest towns

President Aquino. FILE PHOTO

President Benigno Aquino III is funneling P20 billion into projects to be identified by mayors belonging to the country’s most indigent provinces as part of this administration’s bid to fast-track the escape of poor families from poverty.

Posted: March 24th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Senatorial bet wants cash doles widened

Aurora Rep. Juan Edgardo “Sonny” Angara INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A candidate of the Team PNoy coalition wants the Aquino administration’s P40 billion-a-year conditional cash transfer system for the country’s poorest of the poor to include micro-financing for small scale businesses at the grassroots level.

Posted: March 9th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Negros to get P3B from sin tax

The additional P3 billion that Negros Occidental will get from implementing the new sin tax law will enable the government to expand health program coverage and the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program in the province, a congressman said.

Posted: February 23rd, 2013 in Headlines,Regions | Read More »

Dole program funds accounted for, COA finding out

www.coa.gov.ph/  photo

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has liquidated P3.5 billion of the P3.77 billion reported by the Commission on Audit (COA) as unliquidated cash grants that were distributed in 2011 to beneficiaries of the conditional cash transfer (CCT) program for the poor, or the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).

Posted: October 14th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

DSWD: Cash aid delay led to Barili stampede


Proposed last minute changes in the venue led to the delay in the distribution of cash assistance for 5,000 beneficiary families in Barili town, some of whom were hurt in a stampede last week.   Somebody shouted “Naay nibuto” (There’s an explosion), setting off a commotion.   Information officer Aireen Lariba of the Department of [...]

Posted: August 29th, 2012 in CDN - News,Cebu Daily News | Read More »

Mother of 6 gives CCT a bright, lively human face

Paracelis, Mt. Province map

For years, Maribel Baccay, a mother of six, had to wake up very early to scour her rural neighborhood in Paracelis, Mt. Province, looking for bits of scrap that she could sell to augment the meager pay that her husband brought in.

Posted: August 12th, 2012 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  3. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  4. Massive infra spending set
  5. OFW brings MERS virus to Philippines
  6. DOJ to NBI: Arrest Cedric Lee, 4 others
  7. Cardinal Tagle to faithful: Join politics to clean it
  8. Estrada, Gigi Reyes denied access to evidence from other respondents
  9. Lacson’s wife loses diamond earring to thieves but recovers jewelry quickly with police arrest
  10. DOJ orders arrest of Cedric Lee
  1. Kim Henares needs a reprimand, says Cayetano
  2. Suspect in Vhong Navarro mauling tries to leave PH
  3. Fr. Suarez says last Mass on Easter before returning donated land to San Miguel
  4. MH370 co-pilot made mid-flight phone call – report
  5. More legal woes for Cedric Lee
  6. I’ll follow my conscience on Estrada, says JV Ejercito
  7. ‘Wife of Jesus’ theory papyrus not fake – Harvard study
  8. Gay college instructor arrested for oral sex with student
  9. ‘No real progress in PH if dynasties not dismantled’
  10. Palace: We can’t blame increase in population on Vitangcol
  1. KL confirms Malaysian Airlines Flight MH370 ended in Indian Ocean
  2. MRT passengers pass the hat for 6-year-old Ashley
  3. Pork payoffs to newscasters Erwin Tulfo, Del Prado, others bared
  4. Rookie, lady cops lauded for quick response to MOA heist
  5. Model Helena Belmonte wished ‘to slash her wrist and hope to die’
  6. Malaysia averts another air tragedy; pilot lands troubled plane safely
  7. Revilla says he was joking; Lacson stands by his story
  8. Revilla ‘consulted’ Lacson on how he evaded arrest
  9. Police rule out foul play in Helena Belmonte’s death as boyfriend is ‘traumatized’
  10. Cudia, dismissed for lying, got 99% in conduct


  • Anti-gay demo in Ethiopia cancelled
  • Obama launches measures to support solar energy in US
  • Nebraska toddler gets stuck inside claw machine
  • Philippine eagle rescued by Army turned over to DENR
  • Gunmen attack Iraq military base, kill 10 soldiers
  • Sports

  • Vietnam says it will not host Asian Games
  • Nadal passes clay landmark with 300th victory
  • Wawrinka waltzes through with Monte Carlo walkover
  • Power Pinays smash India in Asian Women’s Club volleyball opener
  • PH youth boxers off to stumbling start in AIBA World tilt
  • Lifestyle

  • Ford Mustang turns 50 atop Empire State Building
  • Pro visual artists, lensmen to judge Pagcor’s photo contest
  • ‘Labahita a la bacalao’
  • This is not just a farm
  • Clams and garlic, softshell crab risotto–not your usual seafood fare for Holy Week
  • Entertainment

  • Cannes film festival launches race for 2014 Palme d’Or
  • Jones, Godard, Cronenberg in competition at Cannes
  • Will Arnett files for divorce from Amy Poehler
  • American rapper cuts own penis, jumps off building
  • Jay Z to bring Made in America music fest to LA
  • Business

  • Total says makes ‘very promising’ oil find off Ivory Coast
  • ‘Chinese Twitter’ firm Weibo to go public in US
  • World stocks subdued, Nikkei flat on profit taking
  • Asia stocks fail to match Wall Street gains
  • Fired Yahoo exec gets $58M for 15 months of work
  • Technology

  • Netizens seethe over Aquino’s ‘sacrifice’ message
  • Filipinos #PrayForSouthKorea
  • Taylor Swift tries video blogging, crashes into fan’s bridal shower
  • DOF: Tagaytay, QC best at handling funds
  • Smart phone apps and sites perfect for the Holy Week
  • Opinion

  • Editorial cartoon, April 17, 2014
  • A humbler Church
  • Deepest darkness
  • ‘Agnihotra’ for Earth’s health
  • It’s the Holy Week, time to think of others
  • Global Nation

  • Malaysia quarantines 64 villagers over MERS virus
  • DFA: 2 Filipinos survive Korean ferry disaster
  • PH asks airline passengers to check for MERS
  • Syria most dangerous country for journalists, PH 3rd—watchdog
  • Japan says visa-free entry still a plan
  • Marketplace