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Recipients of gov’t aid put face to poverty

Pantawid Pamilya National Family Day

Almost 10,000 beneficiaries of the government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) gathered at the Philippine Sports Arena in Pasig City on Sunday for its first National Family Day.

Posted: September 29th, 2014 in Featured Gallery,Latest News Stories,Nation,Photos & Videos | Read More »

House approves ‘Magna Carta of the Poor’

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A bill, which seeks to uplift the lives of the impoverished through employment, feeding programs and education, is passed on third and final reading in the House of Representatives.

Posted: August 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

More gov’t spending seen


The Aquino administration is expected to hasten and pour more funds into infrastructure development and poverty alleviation towards the end of its term, a Malacañang spokesperson indicated over the weekend.

Posted: April 20th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

New DSWD data system to track antipoverty plans

DSWD Secretary Corazon “Dinky” Soliman.  FILE PHOTO

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) has launched a database to keep track of the progress of all antipoverty projects in the country.

Posted: January 14th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »

Gov’t adopts holistic approach to problems of poverty, employment

Environment Secretary Ramon Paje  INQUIRER FILE PHOTO

A “convergence strategy” is taking shape among 10 government agencies to help improve the quality of life of the Philippines’ most marginalized sectors, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources said on Thursday.

Posted: August 8th, 2013 in Latest News Stories,Nation | Read More »