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Manila Bulletin Newspaper. 4Ps improve education, health, nutrition of indigent kids Jemin Guillermo. By jeminbguillermo Filed under 2 by Jemin B.

4Ps improve education, health, nutrition of indigent kids Jemin Guillermo

Guillermo ROXASCITY, Capiz, Oct. 27 – The construction of additional school building will address the increasing number of enrollment in the elementary grades, Tapaz, Capiz Mayor Rosemarie Gardose said. DSWD to act against misuse of 4Ps funds, ATM pawning. Best practices presentation on 4Ps. DSWD-CAR warns of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program text scams. A TEXT scam is currently circulating informing people they won cash prizes in a raffle purportedly from the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).

DSWD-CAR warns of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program text scams

Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-Cordillera Administrative Region revealed the scam involves a circulating text scam claiming President Noynoy Aquino Foundation through the 4Ps is giving cash prizes to chosen cell phone users. Social Welfare Regional Director Leonardo Reynoso warned mobile phone users, particularly beneficiaries of the program, there is no truth to this text and stressed the agency has not been promoting and conducting any activity of such nature. 4Ps not a solution to PHL high poverty incidence – Sec. Soliman  4Ps: Breaking the shackles of poverty? - The Freeman » The Freeman Sections » Cebu News. MANILA, Philippines - NLEX struck back in the fourth period as it overcame Cafe France, 66-60, to stretch its win streak to four and stay at the top in the PBA D-League Foundation Cup at Ynares Sports Center yesterday.

4Ps: Breaking the shackles of poverty? - The Freeman » The Freeman Sections » Cebu News

The Road Warriors, down 40-45 at the start of the final quarter, blazed past the Bakers with a decisive 20-8 run to seize a 60-53 lead, capped by a three-pointer from Eman Monfort, who finished with eight points, eight rebounds and three assists for the defending champions. Cliff Hodge led NLEX with a double-double effort, scoring 14 points and pulling down 14 rebounds, including eight offensive boards. Chris Ellis and Calvin Abueva also hauled down eight rebounds each as the Road Warriors lorded it over the boards, 62-39. Hodge tied the game at 51 with a three-point-play with 6:36 left in the contest then the Road Warriors capped their stretch-run charge with a 15-9 run to frustrate the Bakers. Sportshub ( Article MRec ), pagematch: 1, sectionmatch: 1. Northern Dispatch (nordis) Weekly » Blog Archive » 4Ps not for poor families. By KIMBERLIE N.

Northern Dispatch (nordis) Weekly » Blog Archive » 4Ps not for poor families LA TRINIDAD, Benguet — “The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) is not for all poor Filipino families.” This was the reiteration of Depatment of Social Welfare Development (DSWD) Regional Director Leonardo C. Reynoso during his presentation at the Benguet Provincial board, Tuesday, January 24. Center for Women's Resources. 4Ps: Disempowering women – CWR study “While it correctly targeted the poorest of the poor, 4Ps or CCT creates a culture of dependence; and this dependence is disempowering,” according to the latest study of the Center for Women’s Resources (CWR), a research and training institution.

Center for Women's Resources

Burdensome and deceptive 4Ps in Southern Mindanao, Ang Bayan, 7 March 2012 - Pagpapahirap at panlilinlang ng 4Ps sa Southern Mindanao, Ang Bayan, 7 March 2012 - Malinaw sa Southern Mindanao ang huwad at mapanlinlang na katangian ng ipinangangalandakang programang kontra-kahirapan ng rehimeng US-Aquino — ang Programang Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino (4Ps).

Pagpapahirap at panlilinlang ng 4Ps sa Southern Mindanao, Ang Bayan, 7 March 2012 -

Sa Paquibato District, Davao City, binabatikos ng masa ang paglakip sa mayayamang magsasaka at maliliit na negosyante sa listahan ng mga benepisyaryo ng 4Ps habang wala naman sa listahan ng Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) ang mga maralitang magsasaka. Ayon kay Rubi del Mundo, tagapagsalita ng National Democratic Front-Southern Mindanao, tanging ang DSWD ang tumutukoy kung sinu-sino ang magiging mga benepisyaryo ng programang 4Ps.

Ganito rin ang kaso sa mga bayan ng Laak, Monkayo at Montevista sa Compostela Valley dahil nauuna pa sa listahan ang mga upisyal ng barangay, kanilang mga kamag-anak at matatalik na kaibigan na kalimitan ay mayayamang magsasaka. Nakakapagod, magulo at magastos ang pagkuha ng subsidyo para sa mga benepisyaryo na nanggagaling pa sa malalayong barangay. Suffering, deceit accompany 4Ps program in Southern Mindanao hinterlands. National Democratic Front of the Philippines Southern Mindanao Press Statement 16 February 2012 Suffering, deceit accompany 4Ps program in Southern Mindanao hinterlands The plight of the peasant and urban poor beneficiaries of the Programang Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino (4Ps) in Southern Mindanao reveals the sham and oppressive character of this much-ballyhooed anti-poverty program of the US-Aquino regime.

Suffering, deceit accompany 4Ps program in Southern Mindanao hinterlands

In Paquibato district, Davao City, the masses are reacting against the onerous inclusion of rich peasants and small businessmen while poor peasants were left out. Avoid using 4Ps for politics: Department of Social Welfare and Development. OFFICIALS of the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) warned local government officials against using the National Government’s conditional cash transfer program for their political interests.

Avoid using 4Ps for politics: Department of Social Welfare and Development

DSWD Undersecretary Mateo Montaño, in a press conference last Friday, said the agency has received reports of local officials putting their name and photos on streamers of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program. “The identity of the program is that it remains as a national program,” Montaño said. The Department of Interior and Local Government (DILG) earlier issued a memorandum prohibiting local officials from putting their names and photos on government-funded projects. DSWD 7 Director Evelyn Macapobre said she has yet to receive a report on politicians in Central Visayas who put up streamers of the Pantawid Pamilya program with their names or photos on them. Local officials told to get names off 4Ps materials. MANILA, Philippines—Posters and streamers announcing the government’s conditional cash transfer (CCT) program should no longer bear the names and photos of governors and mayors, the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) said on Saturday.

Local officials told to get names off 4Ps materials

Interior Secretary Jesse M. DILG chief Jesse Robredo: 4Ps are for the poor, not for LGUs' publicity mileage. 4Ps-RPs Challenge To Meet MDG. THE PANTAWID PAMILYANG Pilipino Program (4Ps) implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development, is one of the responses of the Philippine government to the challenge of meeting the Millennium Development Goals (MDG), DSWD-IX 4Ps Regional Program Coordinator Ms.

4Ps-RPs Challenge To Meet MDG

Emelita R. Acedo said. Acedo said 4Ps is the flagship program of the national government to address poverty reduction and social development. The program provides conditional cash grants to extremely poor households to improve their health, nutrition and education, particularly children aged 0-4. It also invests on human capital to break the inter-generational cycle of poverty among poor households. 4Ps is patterned after the conditional cash transfer program in Latin American and African countries which have been proven successful as a poverty reduction and social development measures, she said. Make ‘deliberate’ haste in rolling out the 4Ps. Sec. Lacierda lauds Roxas City for best 4Ps implementation - FilAmNation. By Jemin B. Guillermo Philippine Information Agency(PIA) Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda ROXAS CITY, Capiz, April 21 (PIA) — Presidential Spokesperson Edwin Lacierda lauded Roxas City, particularly barangay Tiza, for being one of the best in terms of program implementation of the Conditional Cash Transfer dubbed Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).

Lacierda, who was in Capiz with Deputy Spokesperson Abigail Valte, said that they were instructed by President Benigno S. 4Ps beneficiaries get 1st pay-out - Dalaguete, Cebu - Municipality of Dalaguete. 4Ps in Action: Improved Malnutrition in Cebu City - ALAGAD Party-List. 4Ps: Isang Dokumentaryo [Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program] ‘Special’ children of the 4Ps. The schoolhouse in Barangay Cogon in the Island Garden City of Samal sits at the end of a dirt path leading from the community basketball court and barangay center. Dropping by one of the classrooms, we find students seated on the wooden desks, clean and bright-faced even if they are dressed in faded clothes, their feet shod in worn-out rubber slippers. When we meet the school principal, Antonio Arcega, we ask him what the impact has been on his school and students of the “Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program” or “4Ps” administered by the Department of Social Welfare and Development.

“Oh, the school has improved a lot,” he exclaims with hardly any prodding. “We find the child beneficiaries attending classes daily and their school work has improved.” Before the 4Ps came into effect, he adds, the children from the poorest families were frequently absent, and when asked why they missed school, they would invariably reply that it was because they had nothing to eat for breakfast. Social Watch Philippines' Position Paper on the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) Australia pledges P200M to 4Ps. Posted on December 4, 2011 by admin By ELLALYN B.

DE VERA December 3, 2011, 7:50pm. Muslims, Christians get together to claim 4Ps. As part of the Philippine government’s poverty alleviation initiative, a Conditional Cash Transfer by way of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps Program), is being given to poor but deserving residents all over the Philippines. With the use of a Landbank ATM Card, these residents receive a regular stipend from the government to help ease their financial burdens.

In some instances, the recipients of this government dole-outs experience difficulty in obtaining their cash because ATMs are scarce in the rural areas. It is refreshing to note that Electronic Network Cash Tellers, Inc. (ENCASH), the country’s first independent ATM deployer, is meeting the challenge of deploying ATMs in areas not deemed viable by commercial banks. Recently, ENCASH deployed an ATM at the Lapuyan People’s Multi-Purpose Cooperative (LAPMUCO) in Zamboanga Sibugay. Eric J. ENCASH sees itself continuing to provide ATM services to the rural areas where ATMs are greatly needed by the community.