Social information for those who are interested: The Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program
Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program
is a poverty reduction and social development strategy of the national government that provides conditional cash grants to extremely poor households to improve their health, nutrition and education particularly of children aged 0-14.
Pantawid Pamilya has dual objectives:
- Social Assistance – to provide cash assistance to the poor to alleviate their immediate need (short term poverty alleviation); and
- Social Development – to break the intergenerational poverty cycle through investments in human capital.
Pantawid Pamilya helps to fulfill the country’s commitment to meet the Millennium Development Goals, namely:
- Eradicate Extreme Poverty and Hunger
- Achieve Universal Primary Education
- Promote Gender Equality
- Reduce Child Mortality
- Improve Maternal Health
Know more information on my other blog site: DSWD 4Ps: Target Systems, Eligible Households and Coverage.