Available Online: 1 June 2021
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In the Philippines, it cannot be denied that its citizens are under the circumstance of poverty. Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) is one of the fully operational assistance currently implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and supported by the other government agencies. Descriptive survey method was used to gather pertinent facts and data on the parents of 91 beneficiaries of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program currently enrolled at Talumpok Integrated School. Questionnaire was the main instrument used in gathering data and supplemented by interview with the use of interview guide. The statistical tools applied to interpret the gathered data were Frequency, Percent and Rank to find out the level of frequency of the items in the demographic profile of the respondents. The study found that beneficiaries met the requirements set by the program and qualified to become. In terms of the support of 4P’s to its beneficiaries on parenting and home management, health and nutrition and education, it is assessed as highly provided and viewed as parallel and accordance with the goal of 4Ps. As to extent of implementation, parenting and home management, health and nutrition and education are in great extent. This emphasizes that 4Ps in terms of social welfare and development to the beneficiaries is effective. Correlation shows a highly significant relationship of 4Ps support and the level of implementation on social welfare and development. On the other hand, there are problems identified by 4Ps beneficiaries which focus merely on the cash grants discrepancies and delay transactions. The root cause of the problems why beneficiaries are still amid dependency to the program is not yet addressed. Meanwhile, proposed enhancement 4Ps project was presented as guide for beneficiaries and 4Ps to strengthen its implementation which requires maximum involvement of school personnel, parents, and 4Ps community officials.
Keywords: beneficiaries; Department of Social Welfare and Development; family; Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program; poverty
Cite this article:
Aguado, A. (2021). Implementation of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4ps) in Barangay Talumpok, Batangas City. International Journal of Research Studies in Education, 10(7), 13-20. https://doi.org/10.5861/ijrse.2021.21603