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Representative Arroyo is proud of her administration’ successes, particularly the 4Ps

4Ps aim to reduce national poverty by providing conditional cash transfer to poor households “to improve the health, nutrition, and education aspect of …

by · Friday, 24 May 2019 · Philippines

Former UK army officer jailed for online sex abuse of Filipino children

… slavery and the Philippines has become a global epicenter for the crime, with campaigners saying the abuse is largely fueled by rampant poverty.

by · Thursday, 23 May 2019 · Philippines

The many facets of development

The more modern view embraces the idea of redistribution. Redistribution is measured in terms of actual reduction or elimination of poverty, inequality …

by · Thursday, 23 May 2019 · Philippines

Drilon lauds institutionalization of 4Ps

“The signing into law of Republic Act 11310 is a big push in the government’s objective of reducing poverty incidence to 14 percent by 2022,” he said.

by · Thursday, 23 May 2019 · Philippines

Drilon lauds signing of law institutionalizing 4Ps

“Because I believe that such a very high-impact poverty alleviation program needs to be sustained,” said Drilon, one of the authors of the law.

by · Thursday, 23 May 2019 · Philippines

Duterte signs law institutionalizing 4Ps

MANILA, Philippines – President Rodrigo Duterte has signed a measure institutionalizing the government’s strategy in reducing national poverty.

by · Wednesday, 22 May 2019 · Philippines

There should be equal distribution of income

Balisacan added: “Rapidly rising inequality poses a serious threat to poverty reduction. For one, it may lead to political polarization and unrest, …

by · Wednesday, 22 May 2019 · Philippines

DSWD retains mandate as lead office in 4Ps law implementation

President Duterte has signed into law the measure institutionalizing the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), the flagship poverty alleviation …

by · Wednesday, 22 May 2019 · Philippines

Mass poverty: Falling, persisting or swelling?

The statistics on poverty are equally tantalizing. The PSA reported that the proportion of Filipino families living below the poverty line fell to 16.1 …

by · Wednesday, 22 May 2019 · Philippines

Duterte signs bill making 4Ps a permanent function of DSWD

The 4Ps is the government’s national poverty reduction strategy and human capital program. The program “provides conditional cash transfers to poor …

by · Wednesday, 22 May 2019 · Philippines