Pantawid Pamilya - updates

Rappler's latest stories on Pantawid Pamilya


Grace Poe urges speedy release of gov't subsidies under tax reform law

Jun 02, 2018 - 6:18 PM

Senator Grace Poe says the funds are needed to help the poor and affected sectors cope with higher prices due to the tax reform law

ASK THE PEOPLE. Sen. Grace Poe went to bus stations in Albay to get the feel of the public on the effects of the TRAIN Law. Photo by Rhaydz B. Barcia/Rappler

[OPINION] Scrapping 4Ps program doesn't make sense

Jun 02, 2018 - 5:30 PM

We argue against going after a program that has concretely shown positive impact on the lives of 4.4 million poor households

Will tax reform really hurt the poor?

Apr 01, 2017 - 9:30 AM

With the vast popularity of the President there’s no politically better time to push for a contentious tax reform bill

Sendong survivor is incoming freshman of UP Diliman

May 04, 2015 - 6:43 PM

Rene Jr vows to not let challenges get in the way of his dreams

Rene Jr (left) together with high school friends. He is happy to have passed the UP College Admission Test. Photo by Oliver Inodeo

Money in basic education, cash transfers: What works?

Mar 11, 2015 - 10:00 AM

Current investments in the social sector need to be sustained and deepened so government can help ensure that no one is left behind

Philippine gender gap narrow but women leaders still needed

Mar 08, 2015 - 7:00 PM

The government encourages women in all sectors of the society to take part in leadership and to drive for excellence

Home street home

Nov 01, 2014 - 9:10 AM

The number of Metro Manila’s street families increases by 139 in the past 3 years

DSWD's model family headed by single mother from Iloilo

Sep 30, 2014 - 5:52 PM

One of the earliest beneficiaries of the government s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program in Iloilo shares how she is singlehandedly raising 5 children

Gov’t infra spending jumps 63% in June

Aug 20, 2014 - 6:59 PM

Bulk of disbursements went to AFP aircraft acquisition and DPWH projects

FA-50: The Philippines recently signed a contract acquiring a squadron of FA-50 fighter jets from South Korea. File photo / Rappler

DSWD, WFP to give $6-m in cash assistance for Haiyan survivors

Dec 12, 2013 - 12:48 PM

The cash assistance will be on top of existing Pantawid Pamilya conditional cash transfer program

Social protection for the poor

Jul 18, 2013 - 11:51 PM

It s our apathy towards poverty that is the worst problem we have in the country

Did Liberal Party use 4Ps for electioneering?

May 25, 2013 - 4:09 PM

President Aquino’s party is being accused of using the flagship poverty alleviation program of the government during the campaign period

Report 'epals' who use CCT for electioneering

Mar 15, 2013 - 12:19 PM

DSWD launches an anti epal campaign to insulate Pantawid Pamilya from partisan politics

Protecting 'Pantawid Pamilya' from 'epals'

Mar 02, 2013 - 11:26 AM

The success of the country’s own 4Ps initiative will hinge on its being protected from political abuse

World Bank gives CCT thumbs up

Mar 02, 2013 - 10:25 AM

The Conditional Cash Transfer CCT is on track to meet the goals of keeping children healthy and in school says the World Bank