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DSWD bags int’l award for CCT program

MANILA, Philippines—The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) recently bagged the MY World Outreach Award for Asia-Pacific and Oceania in recognition of its efforts in promoting MY World by letting the “voices” of the “poorest of the poor” conditional cash transfer (CCT) beneficiaries be heard.

MY World is a global survey conducted by the United Nations that asks respondents to choose their priorities for a better world. The results will be shared with world leaders in setting the next global development agenda.

The government is implementing the Conditional Cash Transfer Program called Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), which provides educational and health cash grants of as much as P1,400 to a family with three qualified children.

The DSWD said it helped the United Nations conduct its surveys during Family Development Sessions (FDS) with Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries, “hence, allowing their concerns and desires to be heard.”

National Economic and Development Authority (Neda) Director General and Socioeconomic Planning Secretary Arsenio Balisacan accepted the award on behalf of DSWD during the MY World Partner Recognition Awards Ceremony held in New York last month.—Cynthia D. Balana


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  • residentevil26

    This was one of the legacies of GMA that Pnoy wants to get credited again.

  • bongarroyo

    bad news na naman para sa mga haters ng PNoy government.

    di na naman magkakamayaw kung paano ililiko ang balita para may maipintas lang. LOL

    ang GALING mo talaga PNOY!

    di talaga kami nagkamali sa pagpili sa iyo.

  • Jeanne Thompson

    Saludo ako kay GMA sa pagbuo ng CCT Program. Magaling sana siya kaso lang kurap. Tapos kurap pa ang asawa at mga anak. Tapos kurap din ang mga kaibigan. Sinayang mo GMA ang 9 na taon mong panunungkulan. You could have been a great president pero pinili mong magpakasama.

    Maraming magaling na Pilipino sa pagconceptualize ng mga magagandang projects pero maraming ding hinde kayang iimplement ang mga ito ng tama. Ang mga may kakayahan na mag implement ay pinipiling magtatrabaho sa pribadong sektor o nangingibang bayan.

  • mekeni62

    It was actually a recognition for DSWD’s participation in the survey conducted by the UN and the award was given last month. Big deal……………… Parang late yata ang press release. Bakit kaya? Your guess is as good as mine.

    Zombies vote down now!! I’m counting.

  • Vikki

    Ano ba talaga ang function ng DSWD? Maraming batang homeless na nakakalat sa mga lansangan, anong ginagawa ng DSWD. Another pen-pushing government trolls, I’d say!

  • John_Galt_II

    Tang inang yan! Idea yan ni gloria magnanakaw para sa kanyang political survival tapos ginaya ng mga engot na tao sa gobyerno. Tama yun nag post na Vikki sa ibaba. Pinabayaan na ang mga bata sa lansangan!

    • Kenjie Hasaki

      CCT is never an idea of Gloria. It is an idea by big financial institution – WB, IMF, ADB, etc and first implemented in Brazil. We just copied it.

      And I’m telling you, it works and it contributes to progress.

  • Kenjie Hasaki

    CCT is never an idea of Gloria. It is an idea by big financial institution – WB, IMF, ADB, etc and first implemented in Brazil. We just copied it.

    It works and it contributes to progress. Being one of the poorest of the poor, I know that this program helps a lot of unfortunate but with big dreams kids and families.



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