The DBP Prepaid Card cost P50 and has a validity period of 5 years. It is equipped with the latest Europay, Mastercard and Visa EMV chip technology that secures against fraud and counterfeiting. This card is initially available in Cebu Ayala Branch and Tacloban Branch.
The Pag-ibig salary loan actually falls under the Multi-Purpose Loan (MPL) which you can use for minor home improvement/ home renovation/ upgrades; livelihood/ additional capital for small business; tuition/ educational expenses; health and wellness; purchase of appliance, furniture or electronic gadgets; payment of utility/ credit card bills; vacation/ travel; special events; car repair; or other needs.
The Calamity Loan Assistance Program (CLAP) is a separate loan window from the regular salary loan program where members can borrow up to P16,000 largely depending on their SSS monthly salary credit and amount of contribution. The loan is payable in 2 years in equal monthly installments with an annual interest rate of 10% and 1% monthly penalty for late payments.
The Housing Loan for Repairs and Improvements is a lending program of the Social Security System available either directly from the SSS or thru its accredited participating financial institutions (PFIs).
The SSS Educational Loan has a set budget. This may mean that only a limited number of members can apply and be accommodated with the program in a certain period of time. If you are interested to apply, you can do so, but may have to wait for available funds. Available funds means that prior beneficiaries have already started or completed the payments of their educational loan.
The SSS Educational Loan is funded by the National Government and SSS on a 50:50 basis. Any excess on the tuition fee and the miscellaneous expenses shall be shouldered by the member or beneficiary.
With RA 8972, solo parents solely taking care of their children can now reap the benefits provided by the government under the Solo Parent’s Welfare Act. Under the Solo Parents Act, they should get a solo parent ID first before they can claim whatever they were entitled to. Any solo parent whose income falls below the poverty threshold as sent by the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) are subject to the assessment of the DSWD worker in the area for assistance. The DSWD shall perform what is necessary to determine their situation and if they are eligible for a solo parent financial assistance.
For over 30 years of helping the Filipino families live in a decent home, the Habitat for Humanity Philippines builds strength, stability, and self-reliance through shelter. The organization aims to give every Filipino family a decent place to live by bringing people together to build homes, communities and hope.
Homes open doors to new opportunities. The theme is to bring together communities and individuals as partners in building hope and changing lives.
The Philippine government shows its serious effort to combat poverty through the continuing expansion of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps), which is the Philippines’ version of the conditional cash transfer (CCT) program modeled by the Latin American countries. The 4Ps is the most comprehensive poverty reduction program and social development strategy of the country.
A solo parent shall apply for a Solo Parent Identification Card (Solo Parent ID) from the City/ Municipal Social Welfare and Development (C/ MSWD) Office. Once the C/ MSWD Office issues the Solo Parent ID, a solo parent can apply for services he/ she needs from the C/ MSWD Office or to specific agencies providing such assistance/ services.
A solo parent can directly inquire from the DOH for health services, CHED and TESDA for educational services, and the NHA for housing. You can also inquire at DOLE, CSC, or employer for parental leave.
The Individual Medical Assistance Program (IMAP) was conceptualized in 1993 to attend to the financial needs of all individuals with health related problems through the provision of financial assistance. A guarantee letter is issued to the hospital or partner health facility which assumes the obligation of a specific amount due from the client for the services rendered. The program aims to provide timely and responsive financial assistance to individuals with health related needs.