All You Need To Know About The Cash Subsidy for Stay-at-home Moms

Moms and housewives who stay at home to take care of household duties and do not have a part-time or home-based work are the target of a bill filed by Rep. Joey Salceda at the House of Representatives. House Bill No. 668 states that full-time housewives must be compensated with a Php 2,000 cash subsidyContinue reading “All You Need To Know About The Cash Subsidy for Stay-at-home Moms”

How To Register The Birth Certificate Of A Foundling

A foundling is a child who was deserted or abandoned by its parents and whose birth details are unknown and undocumented. They are neither illegitimate nor orphans. There simply is no way to trace a foundling’s parentage and therefore, no way to determine the circumstances surrounding the child’s birth. Today’s blog will cover the intricateContinue reading “How To Register The Birth Certificate Of A Foundling”

Higher Social Pension For Indigent Senior Citizens, Approved!

From Php 500 to Php 1,000. Indigent Senior Citizens will now receive Php 1,000 monthly pension allowance from the government after the bill seeking higher social pension for indigent elderly lapsed into law. Who are qualified and how are they qualified? The social pension is for elderly beneficiaries selected from the National Household Targeting SystemContinue reading “Higher Social Pension For Indigent Senior Citizens, Approved!”

Additional Benefits for Solo Parents in the Philippines

Solo parents can now confidently say, Hindi kami nag-iisa. Additional work leaves, scholarship grants, and cash subsidy are just some of the additional benefits that solo parents may enjoy under the Expanded Solo Parents Welfare Act (RA 11861). Read on. Parental leave. A solo parent shall be granted parental leaves of not more than sevenContinue reading “Additional Benefits for Solo Parents in the Philippines”

List of Requirements for the Renewal of Passport for Minors

The Department of Foreign Affairs (DFA) has specific requirements for minors applying for passports or having old ones renewed.  In today’s blog, we will also be including the additional requirements in cases when a child is adopted, is not traveling with parents, or has issues with the entries in his or her birth certificate. ReadContinue reading “List of Requirements for the Renewal of Passport for Minors”

Senior Citizens, PWDs, and Indigent Households: First Recipients of the National ID

It has been more than a year since we featured House Bill No. 5060 or the Philippine Identification System Act.  This is the bill that will require all Filipinos to be issued a national identification card that will serve as their main identification for all government transactions, claims, use of government-mandated benefits, and applying forContinue reading “Senior Citizens, PWDs, and Indigent Households: First Recipients of the National ID”

Passport Application for Minors: What You Need to Bring and Why

Margaret is 13 years old and is about to secure her very first passport.  It would have been a breeze to accomplish this errand if not for Margaret’s living arrangement that is quite complicated. Margaret’s parents separated before she turned 7 years old.  Her mother went back home to her province in Dumaguete; Margaret wasContinue reading “Passport Application for Minors: What You Need to Bring and Why”

Philhealth for PWDs: Lifetime Membership?

Madz works as a call center agent in a multi-national company in Makati.  She delivers her job well, has an impeccable attendance record, and is an effective team player. Madz is also a Person with Disability (PWD); she lost her ability to walk after being stricken with polio at 3 years old.  She grew upContinue reading “Philhealth for PWDs: Lifetime Membership?”