Daang Matuwid in Parañaque City

Investments in infrastructure

  • From 2011 to 2016, total infrastructure allocation reached P2.18 billion, more than 2 times the allocation from 2005 to 2010 which was only at P930.10 million.
  • 92 million was allocated for roads and bridges, more than the P564.90 million allocation from 2005 to 2010.
  • 26 billion was allocated for flood control projects, more than 1,009 times the P1.25 million allocation from 2005 to 2010.

Investments in people

  • As of January 2016, the Pantawid Pamilya Program has provided cash grants amounting to P82.04 million in exchange for school attendance and health check-ups to 8,059 poor households in the city, more than six times the 7,039 households enrolled as of 30 June 2010.
  • In 2015, 731 children of Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in the city graduated from high school.
  • 609,543 individuals, which is 91% of the projected 2015 population, are covered by PhilHealth as of 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 P53.40 million was obligated to improve existing health facilities, which include 26 urban health units. Further, a total of P52 million was allocated to improve 5 urban health units, and 2 hospitals from 2015 to 2016.
  • In 2015, 1,470 indigent senior citizens were provided with social pension in the amount of P2.20.
  • 229 classrooms were completed in the city. 450 more are already funded for construction until 2016.
  • From AY 2011-2012 to AY 2014-2015, P795,000 in scholarship grants was awarded by the government to college students.

For 2016, the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) for the city was P978.19 million, 46% higher than the IRA for the city for 2010 which was only P669.98 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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