4p's in the Philippines

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UNIVERSITY OF THE PHILIPPINES MANILA College of Arts and Sciences Department of Social Sciences DEVELOPMENT STUDIES PROGRAM THE EFFECTS OF PANTAWID PAMILYANG PILIPINO PROGRAM IN THE LIVES OF BENEFICIARIES IN THE CITY OF MANILA (Thesis Proposal) MARY GRACE FABROS BA Development Studies UP Manila Statement of the problem The Philippines has been battling against poverty for over several years now. The problem with poverty was inherited by every president, the highest ranking official of the republic. Because poverty continues to worsen every now and then, the leaders of the country have their own strategies and policy adaptations to combat this serious issue. The latest campaign against poverty applied in some countries in the world…show more content…
Human Capital – It refers to the ability and skills of the person to be able to participate in process of production which can provide him income. It can be measured through educational attainment, health and experience. Enhancing human capital is said to be improving the potential of an individual to be able to join the labor force. Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program – It is the specific name for the Conditional Cash Transfer program in the Philippines. This is a program of the current administration, headed by President Aquino to gradually eradicate poverty. This program is done through selecting the beneficiaries and giving them cash grants with a set of conditions such as sending the children in school and regular check-up. Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is the government agency that is primarily responsible for its implementation and monitoring. Theoretical and Conceptual Framework This study will be guided by a theoretical theory – the Historical Materialist theory. Through Historical Materialism theory, the history of the conditional cash transfer program in the Philippines will be considered as a part of the study. The history of the CCT program will include all the details starting from conceptualizing and framework-building up to its implementation and status at present. This study will also include some details about CCT programs in other countries. Also included in the Historical
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