PROJECT PROGRESS REPORT As of EO February 2012Project Title: Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps)Implementing Agency: Department of Social Welfare and Development Cordillera Administrative RegionFund Source: Loan/Grant Proceeds ( ) GOP Peso Counterpart (X) Loan (WB & ADB) TOTAL PROJECT ( ) Grant COST: P 706,332,961.13Location/Area RegionwideCoverage:Description: Under the Set 5 expansion, the program currently covers all the 75 municipalities and 2 cities in the region. However, not all barangays are covered due to the targeting strategy for urbanized cities like Baguio, wherein the poorest barangays identified rather than saturating the entire city. The program is aimed at targeting five out of the eight Millennium Development Goals. It is intended to address the following MDGs: reduce poverty and hunger (goal 1), achieve universal primary education (goal 2), reduce child mortality (goal 4), improve maternal health (goal 5), and promote gender equality and women’s empowerment (goal 3). These are all achieved by reducing extreme poverty and increasing human capital of the poorest households, particularly in the areas of nutrition, education, and health. Officially launched in late 2007, the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program is the Philippine government’s version of the conditional cash transfer (CCT)- a program that is widely practiced in other countries. The program is patterned after the conditional cash transfer program in Latin America and African countries which have been proven successful as a poverty reduction and social development measure (World Bank, 2009) The program offers the following health and education cash grants to beneficiary-households: 1) 500 pesos a month per household, or 6,000 pesos a year, for preventive health check-ups and vaccines of pregnant women and of children with ages five years old and below; 2) 300 pesos a month per child, or 3,000 pesos a year, for his/her educational expenses for one school year (10 months). The educational assistance is given to each household for a maximum of three children. To be eligible, children should be between three to 14 years of age and enrolled either in a day-care program or in elementary school.
Thus a household with three qualified children can get a subsidy of 1,400 pesos per month, or 15,000 pesos a year, for a maximum of five years (Senate, 2010). The program has six conditionality that beneficiary-families must comply with. These are the following: 1) Pregnant members of the household shall get pre-natal care; childbirth shall be attended by skilled/trained health professionals; and mothers shall get post-natal care thereafter. 2) Children between 0-5 years old shall get regular preventive health check-ups and receive immunizations, such as BCG, DPT-OPV, anti-measles and hepatitis vaccines. 3) Children between 6-14 years old shall receive de-worming pills twice a year (Scheduled every five months, or every January and July of the elementary school year). 4) Children between 3-5 years old shall go to day-care/pre- school classes and attend 85 per cent of the time. 5) Children between 6-14 years old must be enrolled in school and should attend classes 85 per cent of the time.Starting this year, reporting period is every two (2) months. For the first two months,the program was able to cover 97.17% of its target beneficiaries, while for the familydevelopment session (FDS) is 91.87%.On the financial aspect, Php 106.76 M or 74% was disbursed.Project Physical Indicators (January-February 2012) Target Actual Variance (%) Category Jan. Feb. Jan. Feb. Jan. Feb. Education 3-5 years old 8,254 8,254 8,019 8,053 2.93% 2.51% 6-14 years old 40,148 40,148 38,691 38,902 3.77% 3.22% Health 0-5 years old 15,235 15,235 14,846 14,861 2.62% 2.52% Pregnant Women 240 240 235 240 2.13% 0.00% (Deworming) 15,777 15,617 1.02% FDS Grantee 29,061 29,061 26,586 26,808 9.31% 8.47%
Current Allotment Received and Cash Grants Disbursed TYPE OF EXPENSE FINANCIAL TARGET ACTUAL % ACCOMP. PS & MOOE 39,900,797.13 19,436,708.77 49% CASH GRANT 104,398,500.00 87,324,100.00 84% TOTAL 144,299,297.13 106,760,808.77 74% YEAR TYPE FUNDED PAID GRANTS 35,473,400.00 35,433,500.00 MOOE & CAPITAL 2,008.00 OUTLAY 7,177,853.50 4,835,897.80 GRANTS 70,942,700.00 59,319,700.00 MOOE & CAPITAL 2,009.00 OUTLAY 8,421,695.70 5,931,694.46 GRANTS 145,288,300.00 142,464,100.00 MOOE & CAPITAL 2010 OUTLAY 19,729,271.00 17,959,128.76 GRANTS 230,071,900.00 209,305,800.00 MOOE & CAPITAL 2011 OUTLAY 44,928,543.80 40,141,723.48 GRANTS 104,398,500.00 87,324,100.00 MOOE & CAPITAL 2012 OUTLAY 39,900,797.13 19,436,708.77Project Duration: Start: 2008 End: 2017 PROJECT PROGRESS For CY Jan-Feb Mar-Apr May-Jun Jul-Aug Sep-Oct Nov-Dec 2012Target Educ. & Health 100% FDS 100%Actual Educ. & 97.17% Health FDS 91.87%Slippage
Cumulative Status: Status Physical Financial(Since start ofproject) Target Actual (slippage) Issues and Concerns Action Taken and RecommendationREGISTRATION AND VALIDATIONUpon validation of data generated from the The Region is currently performing effortssystem, it was found out that that there are to register the unregistered beneficiaries.34,112 potential beneficiaries forregistration in the system; however, only30,330 out of the 34,112 were provided bythe NPMO with validation form and LBPregistration form.COMPLIANCE VERIFICATION RESULTThe NPMO does not provide the list of The list will serve as a proof that paymentscompliant and non-compliant beneficiaries. are based on compliance. Also, this will enable the field operation to resolve grievances at the municipal level.BENEFICIARY UPDATE SYSTEMThe NPMO has not yet provided the Entry The Entry ID will enable the region toID in the BUS turnout despite request from easily track down if the entered updatesthe BDMD. had been entered in the system.LIBRARY MANAGEMENTDuring the cleaning of Library, once all of The list of delisted schools should bethe contents of a school/health center disseminated to the focal’s and encoders,have been transferred, the previous school in order for them to avoid the delistedshould be automatically disabled, in order facilities.for encoders not to use that school. There should be a utility in the system that enables the massive transfer of beneficiaries from one facility to another.Remarks:Agency Contact Person: DIR. LEONARDO C. REYNOSO Regional Director, DSWD-CAR No. 40 North Drive 2600 Baguio City 442-7917 F JANET P. ARMAS Deputy Program Manager JESSY M. BALANAG PDO II (M&E)-MOA
4Ps Beneficiaries in CAR DSWD-CAR initiates software development for CCT The new programs developed by DSWD-CAR are expected to improve the conduct of community assemblies such as the one shown in this photo. The Department of Social Welfare and Development through its regionaloffice in the Cordillera has initiated developments in information technology thatare expected to improve the implementation of the Pantawid Pamilya program. With the expansion of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT), DSWD-CARpersonnel created applications that aim to store and utilize information foreasier control, access, safekeeping, and transfer of data for Pantawid Pamilyapartner beneficiaries. The Pantawid Pamilya, which currently benefits some 54, 376households in the region, relies heavily on data management within its entireprogram cycle. The need to maintain and to regularly update data storage iscritical in its operation.