[In the news] P128-M disbursed for state anti-poverty program beneficiaries – www.sunstar.com.ph

P128-M disbursed for state anti-poverty program beneficiaries
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TACLOBAN CITY – Over P128 million in conditional cash grant was disbursed to beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in Leyte for January to December 2010.

At least P7 million have already been released to indigent families in the province for the period of January-April 2011.

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In the recent 4Ps provincial committee meeting attended by Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-8) Regional Director Letecia Diokno and Leyte Governor Jericho Petilla, the Leyte 4Ps team reported the status of releases for the conditional cash grant in Leyte.

The province tallies a total of 66, 692 registered beneficiaries from various municipalities.

The recent meeting also discussed updates on the implementation of the program and the improved database system for 4Ps by the regional social welfare office.

The DSWD reports over 8,000 beneficiaries have been de-listed from about 168,000 families identified under the program.

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