Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa

BP2 offers reintegration initiatives for beneficiaries

MANILA – The government pushes for reintegration interventions for beneficiaries of the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa” (BP2) program once sent back to their respective home provinces.The BP2 program has been helping hundreds of family-beneficiaries through the whole-of-nation... Read More

BP2 to make provinces 'ready, better places' for economic push

MANILA – The government’s Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa (BP2) program will ensure that provinces "are ready and become better places" for the new businesses and other economic ventures pushed by investors, Senator Christopher Lawrence “Bong” Go said Wednesday.Go, the... Read More

BP2 facilitates return of 515 families to NorMin this year

CAGAYAN DE ORO CITY – The Department of Social Welfare and Development Region-Northern Mindanao (DSWD-10) has received 515 families under the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa” (BP2) program during the first half of the year.Rosemarie Conde, DSWD-10 Assistant Director for Operations... Read More

Single mom takes leap of faith with ‘Balik Probinsya’ program

MANILA – Angelie Montibano was in her early 20s and out of college when she left Negros Oriental province with dreams of a successful life in the Big City.She luckily found employment at once as a timekeeper in a construction company.Later on, she got pregnant and raised her daughter,... Read More

Continuity of BP2 to bring economic dev’t nationwide

MANILA – The continuity of the government’s Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa (BP2) program will promote “inclusive economic development”.The incoming Marcos administration must consider the continuation of the BP2 program “to equalize” opportunities nationwide,... Read More

Balik Probinsya beneficiaries to reunite with kin in Visayas

MANILA–More beneficiaries will now have an opportunity to reunite with their families in Central and Western Visayas through the government’s “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa” (BP2) program.A total of 107 individuals, consisting of 26 families, are set to return to their... Read More

Young breadwinner holds on to BP2 promises

MANILA – Armed with a full belief that the government will fulfill its promises, a family of three took the risk of going back to their home province despite uncertainties about what the future holds for them.At 23, Leah May Taganile has taken on the full responsibility of looking after the... Read More

‘Balik Probinsya’ sends home 13 families to Visayas, Mindanao

MANILA – After two years of waiting, Yolanda Estrada is going home to Misamis Oriental, among the 49 individuals given a fresh start by the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag asa” (BP2) program.On Monday, the latest beneficiaries composed of 13 families underwent dispatch procedures at... Read More

BP2 beneficiaries dream of better lives for their kids

MANILA – As they leave their struggles in Metro Manila behind, “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa (BP2)” Program beneficiaries are looking forward to making the most out of the incentives they receive from the government.In several Facebook posts, the beneficiaries’ hopes are... Read More

Over 700 beneficiaries now reaping benefits of 'Balik Probinsya'

MANILA – The government's “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa” (BP2) program has already facilitated the return of 729 individuals in their home provinces, since the Covid-19 pandemic hit the country in March 2020.Noralyn Empasis, a beneficiary from Saranggani, South Cotabato, said... Read More

No regrets but only gratitude for ‘Balik Probinsya’

MANILA – A father who decided to bring his whole family back to the province for a fresh start has nothing but praises and gratitude to the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa (BP2)” program of the Duterte administration.Aquino Daguio, 55, said he could no longer bear seeing his... Read More

BP2 beneficiaries urge next admin to continue program

MANILA – Beneficiaries of the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-asa” (BP) program are hoping more will have the courage to leave Metro Manila behind and improve their lives through the national government program.Michael Angelo Tel and his pregnant partner, Angeline Calibat, went back... Read More

'Balik Probinsya' benefits to be felt beyond Duterte’s term

MANILA – President Rodrigo Duterte will step down from office in less than two months with landmark programs from which Filipinos will reap benefits way beyond his term.Among those is the "Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa Program" (BP2) that encourages return to the provinces, with... Read More

BP2 facilitates return of more families to Visayas

MANILA – More and more beneficiary families are given the chance to restart their lives in their respective home provinces through the government’s “Balik Probinsya Bagong Pag-Asa” (BP2) program.After residing in Metro Manila for years, the latest beneficiaries of the program... Read More

TESDA arms 'Balik Probinsya' beneficiaries with livelihood skills

MANILA – The government’s "Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa (BP2)" program just got better with the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) offering scholarships on vocational courses for applicants.Qualified BP2 beneficiaries can enroll in such courses as Ships... Read More

'Balik Probinsya’ beneficiary happy with lucky break

MANILA – One can feel the excitement of Michael Angelo Tel hours before he left Metro Manila for good and restart his life in Catanduanes where he was born.He and his partner, Angeline Calibat, were in the batch sent home to Catanduanes and Sorsogon on Thursday through the national... Read More

‘Balik Probinsya’ introduces new website, application process

MANILA – The Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa (BP2) program on Friday announced that it will officially change its website to starting April 22, after which the current www.balikprobinsya.phwill no longer be available.Under the new system, the government will... Read More

711 people return home to provinces via BP2 program

MANILA–Some 711 individuals already started fresh life in their respective home provinces through the government’s “Balik Probinsya Bagong Pag-Asa” (BP2) program.The latest beneficiaries of the program include five families consisting of 18 individuals.They are set to go home... Read More

Filipino families get fresh start as ‘Balik Probinsya’ continues

MANILA–Relentless to its mandate, the government’s “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa” (BP2) program will again facilitate the return of another batch of families to Catanduanes for a fresh start.These family beneficiaries will undergo two-day dispatch proceedings at the BP2... Read More

Couple reunites with child in Samar through BP2 program

MANILA – Grappling with the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic, 22-year-old Regine Pajares and her husband saw light at the end of their dark tunnel through the “Balik Probinsya, Bagong Pag-Asa (BP2)” program.Four years ago, Pajares and her husband left Lapinig, Northern Samar in... Read More