near-poor - updates

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5Ps and CCT: How will candidates' anti-poverty promises be funded?

Apr 20, 2016 - 9:00 AM

When it comes to promises on poverty alleviation the 6 presidential candidates have a lot to offer How feasible those promises are is another story

File photos by Rappler; Mar Roxas photo from Malacañang

Who are the near-poor in the Philippines?

Oct 08, 2014 - 2:50 PM

DSWD maintains it is important to identify those living a little above the poverty line so they could also be given assistance and be prevented from falling in the poverty trap

LONG LINES. Residents of Guiuan, Eastern Samar endure long lines for 4Ps and UCT pay-out. File photo by Jodesz Gavilan/Rappler