5 months DSWD hails law institutionalizing 4Ps MB
By Ellalyn De Vera-Ruiz The institutionalization of the government’s flagship poverty reduction program known as the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) is considered a realization of the longtime clamor of beneficiaries to make the program regular and permanent, according to the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD). DSWD lauded the signing into law of Republic Act 11310 institutionalizing 4Ps, which is an investment in human capital that seeks to break the intergenerational cycle of poverty by focusing on education and health of the beneficiaries. It provides conditional cash transfer to poor households around the country and is being implemented ... more