BUTUAN CITY – In line with the expansion of the government’s Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), DSWD Caraga field office conducted a series of program orientation to set 4-B municipalities which include Carmen, Buenavista, Cabadbaran, RTR and Kitcharao in Agusan del Norte, San Francisco in Agusan del Sur Province, Loreto in Dinagat Islands and San Francisco in Surigao del Norte Province.
The orientation’s objective is to educate the Local Government Unit (LGU) and other partners regarding 4Ps. During the orientation, questions regarding the selection process of the program were answered and clarified.
Municipal mayors vowed to fully support the program. “We are ready for the program,” said Mayor Jenny De Asis of San Francisco, Agusan del Sur. She said they have already identified their LGU Links, as one of the counterpart in the implementation of the program. Meanwhile, the LGU has also prepared an office for the 4Ps Municipal Link Officer (MLO) to be assigned in San Francisco town.
A total of 13,395 Pantawid Pamilya potential household beneficiaries will be registered starting first week of February 2011.
Potential household beneficiaries must bring (1) 1 x 1 and (2) 2 x 2 I.D photo for 4Ps I.D, 4Ps contract and Landbank registration form. They also need to bring either their marriage contract, birth certificates or baptismal certificate for validation.
Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) is a poverty reduction strategy of the National government. # # # (Social Marketing Unit)