Philippines' Anti-Poverty Program Through Peoples' Participation

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Philippines' Anti-Poverty Program Through Peoples' Participation

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PHILIPPINES ANTI-POVERTY PROGRAM
THROUGH PARTICIPATORY PLANNING

Submitted to the Faculty of the Graduate School
University of St. La Salle
Bacolod City

In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements In:
Rural Development Management
Professor: Dr. Enrique Paderes, PhD.

Greg C. Villanueva
2010

TABLE OF CONTENTS
Page No.
Title Page …………………………………………………………………….... Table of Contents……………………………………………………………… 1 List of Figures………………………………………………………………… 2 PART I
A. BACKGROUND OF THE PHILIPPINES’ PREVIOUS AND
CURRENT PHILIPPINE ANTI-POVERTY PROGRAMS……. 3 B. ANALYSIS OF THE CURRENT PHILIPPINES ANTI-
POVERTY PROGRAM……….………………………………….. 12 C. CURRENT INTERVENTIONS MADE BY THE PHILIPPINE
GOVERNMENT ON POVERTY ……………………………… 18 PART II
A. PROPOSED ANTI-POVERTY STRATEGY FOR THE
PHILIPPINES…………………………………………………. 22 B. OBJECTIVES OF THE PROPOSED STRATEGY ………….. 30 C. RECOMMENDATIONS.…………………. …………………. 42 References………………………………………………………………… 43

List of Figures
Figure No. 1 – Schematic Diagram of Philippines’ Anti – Poverty Program Through People’s Participation

PART I

A. BACKGROUND OF THE PHILIPPINES’ PREVIOUS AND CURRENT
ANTI-POVERTY PROGRAMS

Previous Anti-Poverty Programs

Since the 1980s, the Philippines’ Anti-Poverty situation remained a major problem in the Philippines. In the year 2000, the National Anti-Poverty Action Agenda (NAAA) was launched that sought to provide direction and focus to its anti-poverty programs. The NAAA was a product of multi-sectoral consultations inspired by the new thinking: that the poor, as stakeholders, ought to be “active participants” in the process of uplifting the quality of their life. As written in by Manalili (1990 p64) in his book: “Participatory Peoject Development and Management,” preparing feasibility studies for development projects is usually...