P95-M cash grant now ready for Antique’s 4Ps beneficiaries

first_imgBeneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program wait outside a bank in this province before withdrawing their cash grant. PNA Pantawid provincial link Jeffrey Gabucaysaid that the cash grant for December 2019 to January 2020 period is alreadyavailable for payout to 26,472 Antiqueño beneficiaries through the Land Bank ofthe Philippines. He, however, said: “There are somedifficulties on how the beneficiaries could get their cash grant becauseAntique right now is under extended enhanced community quarantine,” Gabucaysaid. Antiqueño beneficiaries are advised tostay home until April 14 to control the spread of the coronavirus disease 2019.center_img SAN JOSE, Antique – The Department ofSocial Welfare and Development has downloaded P95.1 million in cash grants forthe beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in thisprovince. According to Gabucay, the downloadedfund does not include the adjustment, which was supposed to take effect afterPresident Rodrigo Duterte signed Republic Act 11310, or the Pantawid PamilyangPilipino Program Act last year.Under the law, the educational assistance for a qualified senior high schoolstudent is supposed to be P1,000 but the amounted downloaded was only P750.Gabucay added that until now, family members of the 4Ps beneficiaries receiveP750 for health and nutrition; P300 per child in kindergarten or elementary;P500 per junior high school student; and P750 per senior high school student permonth.Each family also gets P600 as rice subsidy.(Witha report from PNA/PN)last_img

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