How many Filipinos have been lifted out of poverty because of CCT?

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The Philippines’ conditional cash transfer program (CCT) program, locally known as Pantawid Pamilya Pilipino Program, or 4Ps, is currently the world’s fourth-largest CCT program based on population coverage, according to the World Bank.

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Launched in 2007, the 4Ps has one of the most comprehensive poverty targeting databases in the world today, covering 75% of the country’s population.

A World Bank study published in 2015 estimates that the program has led to a poverty reduction of 1.4 percentage points per year or 1.5 million less poor Filipinos.

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