2,000 4Ps beneficiaries receive rice subsidy PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 10 April 2017 12:06

The Department of Social Welfare and Development -9 (DSWD-9) has reported that more than 200,000 4Ps beneficiaries have already claimed their rice subsidy from their office.

Fung Kay B.Choi, DSWD-9 Information Officer said that a total of 212,070 beneficiaries have already received their subsidy in compliance with the directive of President Rodrigo Duterte to provide rice for the 4Ps members.

The beneficiaries entitled to receive the subsidy are 4Ps members who are following the conditions of the program.

Under the program, beneficiaries are given P600 worth of rice subsidy per family.

The rice subsidy is just one of the benefits received by a member of the 4P’s.

Beneficiaries also enjoy P500 cash as health subsidy and P300 as education subsidy per child for children under 14 years for a maximum of three children per family.

Among the conditions 4P’s member have to comply include:  checking in at the health center to ensure that children have complete immunisation;  undergoing pre-natal check up for pregnant female members; at least 85% attendance in school; and attendance in family development sessions being given by the DSWD. (RGAAGo)