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More than 2,000 New 4PS Beneficiaries Undergo Orientation By DSWD

Some 2,076 new members of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program or 4Ps attended a Program Orientation Session conducted by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) Region 1 and the City Social Welfare and Development Office from May 2-5 at the City Plaza.

Mayor Belen Fernandez reiterated the need for the members to comply with the conditionalities of the 4Ps program to protect their membership including the appropriate use of their cash grants.

The local chief executive likewise informed them of the various services they can avail from the local government such as health services, Violence Against Women and their Children programs, social services, among others.

The 4Ps is a social protection program that provides cash grants to eligible poor households that comply with its education and health conditionalities.

According to the DSWD, 4Ps members can receive 6,000 pesos a year or 500 pesos per month per household for health and nutrition expenses and 3,000 pesos for one school year or 10 months or 300 pesos a month per child for educational expenses with a maximum of three children per household.

A household with three qualified children can receive a subsidy of 1,400 pesos per month or 15,000 pesos in one year.

(Dagupan CIO News)

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