SDGs – Philippines

Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps)

Article by SDS Admin Published on February 12, 2019

Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps)
The Pantawid Pamilya is a human development program of the national government that invests in the health and education of poor households, particularly of children aged 0-18 years old. It provides cash grants to beneficiaries provided that they comply with the set of conditions required by the program. The program aims to break the cycle of poverty by keeping children aged 0-18 healthy and in school, so they can have a better future. It is implented by DSWD with Department of Health (DOH), Department of Education (DepEd), and NEDA as partners.

4Ps corresponds to SDG 1, target 1.1 – by 2030, eradicate extreme poverty for all people everywhere, currently measured as people living on less than $1.25 a day; target 1.2 – by 2030, reduce at least by half the proportion of men, women, and children of all ages living in poverty in all its dimensions according to national definitions; and target 1.3 – implement nationally appropriate social protection systems and measures for all, including floors, and by 2030 achieve substantial coverage of the poor and the vulnerable.

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