Under the current administration of Philippine President Benigno S. Aquino III, the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) redesigned its poverty alleviation program and grouped particular target beneficiaries from previous beneficiary lists.
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The 2009 poverty level was set at US $21,954 for a family of four, based on an official government calculation that includes only cash income, before tax deductions.
Mental retardation is mainly characterized as an underdeveloped mental faculties of an individual resulting to impairment of skills in communication and self care.
The exact number of street children is impossible to quantify but the bulk of them, predominantly can be found in developing economies where poverty thrives.