DSWD resumes Listahanan operations; to validate the initial list of poor households

National Household Targeting Office PRESS RELEASE FOR VALIDATION PHASE DSWD resumes Listahanan operations; to validate the initial list of poor households Quezon City. The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) through its Listahanan Project will soon be ready to release the initial list of poor households which will be posted in the communities for continue reading : DSWD resumes Listahanan operations; to validate the initial list of poor households

DSWD’s Listahanan does not identify, delist 4Ps beneficiaries

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) explains that the Listahanan 3 or the 3rd Round Nationwide Household Assessment aims to identify who and where the poor are in the country and does not determine additional beneficiaries nor delist ineligible households under the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps). This came following the circulation of news continue reading : DSWD’s Listahanan does not identify, delist 4Ps beneficiaries

DSWD, DILG ink agreement for 3rd round of nationwide assessment of poor households

In recognition of the important role of local government units (LGUs) in the nationwide assessment of poor households or the Listahanan 3, a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) has been forged between the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) and the Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG) on October 7, 2019 at the continue reading : DSWD, DILG ink agreement for 3rd round of nationwide assessment of poor households

DSWD launches results of the 2nd nationwide assessment

The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) releases today the profile of targeted poor families based on the result of the LISTAHANAN second round of assessment implemented in 2015. The second assessment, which covered 15.1 million households, identified 5.1 million targeted poor households nationwide. This latter figure translates to 5.5 million targeted poor families continue reading : DSWD launches results of the 2nd nationwide assessment

DSWD’s Near Poor Forum wins Best Statistical Activity Award

The Department of Social Welfare and Development’s (DSWD) advocacy forum dubbed as​,​“People at the Edge: Defining the Near Poor of the Philippines”​,​ as awarded as Best Statistical Information dissemination Activity in the 25th National Statistics Month (NSM) Awards. This is the first recognition received by the Department under the NSM awards. NSM Awards is an continue reading : DSWD’s Near Poor Forum wins Best Statistical Activity Award

DSWD clarifies enumeration strategy used to assess poor families

Following reports that a congresswoman is calling for an inquiry on the evaluation of households qualified for social protection programs and services such as the Pantawid Pamilya, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) clarified that it applies the enumeration strategy of saturation or total enumeration in all rural barangays and pockets of poverty continue reading : DSWD clarifies enumeration strategy used to assess poor families

DSWD reaches 70% of its target households for the 2nd round of assessment

The Department of Social Welfare and Development through the Listahanan or the National Household Targeting System for Poverty Reduction (NHTS-PR) has so far assessed 70% of its 15.3 million target households nationwide, or an equivalent of 10.7 million households. Initial results of the assessment is expected to become available by end of August 2015. “The continue reading : DSWD reaches 70% of its target households for the 2nd round of assessment