PANTAWID PAMILYANG PILIPINO PROGRAM (4Ps) Case Study

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A CASE STUDY ON THE DELISTED BENEFICIARIES OF PANTAWID PAMILYANG PILIPINO PROGRAM (4Ps)

INTRODUCTION
A Conditional Cash Transfer Program is a program implemented by the government where money (cash grants) is given to eligible beneficiaries given that these beneficiaries comply with certain conditions such as nutrition, education, family development sessions, and other such services offered by the government. It is a means of helping the beneficiaries through provision of social and medical assistance and increasing the investment in human capital for society by providing education to those who cannot afford it.
Since 2007, the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) of the Philippines is the conditional cash transfer program
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Definition of terms
For better understanding of the study, some terms are defined:
4Ps - It is the acronym for the program, PANTAWID PAMILYANGPILIPINOPROGRAM. A program of DSWD, is a poverty reduction strategy
CCT (Conditional Cash Transfer) - A program which aims to reduce poverty by making welfare programs conditional upon the receivers' actions.
BENEFICIARIES - As used in the study, recipients of funds or other benefits; citizens who receive government assistance.
DSWD - It is the acronym for the agency, Department of Social Welfare and Development.
SOCIAL ASSISTANCE - Benefits paid to bring incomes up to minimum levels established by law
Scope and Limitation Inasmuch as this study only deals with the delisted of the beneficiaries of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) in Barangay 67, Anibong Tacloban City, its results may not apply to the same type of phenomenon in other barangays, both within and outside the Tacloban City premise.
A weakness of the research study may be attributed to its character of being subjective since its source of data are from the perceptions of the identified respondents, which may be affected from personal bias and inaccuracies. Despite these limitations, the researchers hope the results of this study will contribute much in understanding the dynamics of Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps).

THEORETICAL FRAMEWORK
Social Contract Theory According to Jean Jacques Rousseau in his social

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