Daang Matuwid in Las Piñas City

Investments in infrastructure

  • From 2011 to 2016, total infrastructure allocation reached P1.49 billion, more than 4 times the allocation from 2005 to 2010 which was only at P341.60 million.
  • 28 million was allocated for roads and bridges, almost triple the P156.97 million allocation from 2005 to 2010.
  • 87 million was allocated for flood control projects.

Investments in people

  • As of January 2016, the Pantawid Pamilya Program has provided cash grants amounting to P77.87 million in exchange for school attendance and health check-ups to 7,310 poor households in the city.
  • In 2015, 714 children of Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in the city graduated from high school.
  • 516,347 individuals, which is 86% of the projected 2015 population, are covered by PhilHealth as of May 2015. In 2010, PhilHealth coverage nationwide was only at 50.97%, much lower compared to the 92.11% nationwide coverage as of December 2015.
  • From 2010 to 2014, a total of P51 million was obligated to improve existing health facilities, which include 27 urban health units. Further, a total of P6 million was allocated to improve 2 urban health units from 2015 to 2016.
  • 212 classrooms were completed in the city. 196 more are already funded for construction until 2016.
  • 9,000 children have been fed in day care centers in the city in SY 2015-2016 as of 29 February 2016 under the Supplementary Feeding Program. Nationwide, the program was expanded to improve the nutrition not just of malnourished children but all children in day care centers through food supplementation for 120 feeding days.
  • From AY 2011-2012 to AY 2014-2015, P1.27 million in scholarship grants was awarded by the government to college students.

For 2016, the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) for the city was P925.72 million, 43.01% higher than the IRA for the city in 2010 which was only P647.33 million.

—From the Presidential Management Staff

*Data from the Department of Public Works and Highways, the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the Department of Health, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, the Commission on Higher Education, and the Department of Budget and Management.

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