ILOILO CITY: The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD) is expanding the coverage of the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) and other pro-poor projects of the government such as Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan-Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services and the Sustainable Livelihood Program in Western Visayas. DSWD Asst. Reg. Dir. Joel Galicia said the province of Antique was selected as the pilot area for the convergence program with other government agencies in the region. By the year 2014, the 4Ps program will be extended to children aged 18 years old from the usual 14 years old as beneficiary of the program.