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COA tells DSWD to clean list of social pension beneficiaries

Jul 28, 2019 - 8:55 PM

The Commission on Audit calls on the Department of Social Welfare and Development to ensure that only qualified beneficiaries are under its Social Pension Program for Indigent Senior Citizens

HOAX: P6,000 'monthly' pension for senior citizens

Jul 27, 2018 - 7:58 PM

The Social Welfare Department has been providing a pension worth P500 a month – not P6,000 a month – to indigent senior citizens for years

Screenshot of a website claiming that senior citizens can avail of a P6,000 pension per month from the government

4 in 10 senior citizens still have no access to pension – COSE

Oct 05, 2017 - 12:20 PM

Advocates and lawmakers call for the passage of a measure that seeks to establish a universal social pension system for Filipino elderly

STILL WORKING. Senior citizen Arturo Fabular continues to sell ice cream daily to sustain his family's needs.

Growing old in PH margins: Gutom, malasakit, at diskarte

Aug 17, 2017 - 3:11 PM

The Philippines’ older adult population is faced with issues that transcend desires for self actualization as it combats the threats of food insecurity house tenure and health care inaccessibility

Providing medical services for relocated informal settlers

Aug 13, 2017 - 4:00 PM

Only around three small operational medical facilities exist in Towerville San Jose Del Monte Bulacan

TOWERVILLE. JCI Manila and other partner groups help renovate one of the three medical facilities in Towerville, San Jose del Monte, Bulacan. Photo courtesy of Robin Garcia

WATCH: Nanay Ely, the 82-year-old crocheter of Tayuman

Aug 12, 2017 - 3:00 PM

Nanay Ely is just one of thousands of Filipino indigent seniors who continue to work to make ends meet

P136 million in PDAF unused by kidney hospital

Apr 11, 2017 - 2:01 PM

An audit report shows the NKTI does not know how to handle the funds of 265 legislators after the Supreme Court declared the PDAF as unconstitutional in 2013

Gov't asks village residents to help validate list of poor families

Nov 11, 2015 - 5:56 PM

The social welfare department has conducted an assessment of households nationwide and wants to make sure it has an accurate complete and reliable final list of those needing assistance

LISTAHANAN. The government calls on the Filipino public to help in the validation of an initial list of poor households in the Philippines.  File photo by Rappler

DSWD to hire 1,200 new staff for aid programs

Mar 22, 2014 - 2:00 PM

DSWD is looking for area coordinators supervisors enumerators and encoders for its programs for the elderly and vulnerable families

BENEFICIARIES. DSWD staff listens to the stories of its aid beneficiaries. DSWD is currently in need of new staff to support their programs. File photo from Kerwin Macopia/DSWD

2014 target: More than 90% PhilHealth coverage

Jan 18, 2014 - 7:37 PM

To date over 80 of Filipinos are already members of Philhealth

Nikki Luna: Rebel with a cause

Aug 17, 2012 - 1:55 PM

She may look like the stylish queen bee but this artist would rather be a servant than a queen

THE ARTIST NIKKI LUNA

Gov't urged to fund health insurance for vendors, drivers

Jul 25, 2012 - 6:10 PM

Current funds only subsidize the poorest of the poor not the working poor former Health Secretary Francisco Duque says

A US Peace Corp volunteer's journey with Badjaos

Feb 07, 2012 - 4:22 PM

I was excited to be needed immediately having left a career on Wall Street for the intrinsic rewards of service

JOYFUL. Phillip is humbled by the simplicity of kids.