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National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) secretary Liza Maza on Thursday called for an end to the “piece-meal approach to poverty reduction” practiced by past administrations and moved for the resumption of peace talks between the government and the National Democratic Front (NDF). “We have long known that majority of Filipinos are poor. This is no... read more
President Duterte awards housing to 105 beneficiaries
NAPC Secretary Maza proposes fundamental reforms in housing policies to benefit the poorest of the poor

National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) Secretary Liza L. Maza urged the national government to implement vertical and high-density housing projects for the urban poor in the recent Housing Summit initiated by the Office of the Cabinet Secretary last February 8. In the presence of President Rodrigo Duterte, Maza mentioned that the country’s... read more
PAGCOR Fund for Anti-Poverty
Duterte orders PAGCOR to give portion of online gaming income to NAPC

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte said he will instruct the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (Pagcor) to give a portion of its online gaming income to the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) in order to fast-track NAPC anti-poverty programs and projects. The President made the announcement as he convened the NAPC en banc assembly... read more

President Rodrigo Roa Duterte will convene the en banc assembly of the National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) on January 30—the first time in 10 years that a sitting President has done so. An en banc assembly is the event where the President meets with NAPC officers, representatives from the basic sectors, and heads of national government... read more

The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) urged elected and appointed government officials to put the interests of the poor at the top of their anti-graft and corruption programs and projects.  Speaking on behalf of President Rodrigo Duterte during the First National Anti-Graft and Corruption Summit held recently at the Manila Hotel, NAPC lead... read more

The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) said that the latest results of the SWS poll on self-rated poverty is reflective of the high confidence of the public in the Duterte administration. The SWS survey for 2016 showed that the number of Filipinos who considered themselves poor fell to an annual average of 44%, the lowest in 30 years (since... read more

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National Week for Overcoming Extreme Poverty 2016

The observance of the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty can be traced back to 17 October 1987 when over a hundred thousand people from all walks of life gathered at the Plaza of Human Rights and Liberties (that time the place is named Trocadero Plaza) in Paris, France to honor the victims of extreme poverty, hunger, violence, and... read more
Bahay, Buhay at Kabuhayan: Toolkit sa Pagbubuo at Pagpapatupad ng People's Plan

Sinasalamin ng Toolkit na ito ang proseso ng pagbubuo ng isang plano ng pamayanan na nakaugat sa kanilang pinagsamang naisin, adhikain at pangarap na kaunlaran.
Integrated Community Food Production

A long-term government intervention to address hunger in the country, the ICFP Program is our response to the call of the United Nations to return to or develop a more sustainable and natural organic system to feed the world. The ICFP Program empowers the people to produce their food requirements around their home through fruit, vegetable and root... read more
RA 8425 Primer

A primer on Republic Act 8425 (An Act Institutionalizing Social Reform and Poverty Alleviation Program, Creating for the Purpose the National Anti-Poverty Commission, Defining its Powers and Functions, and for Other Purposes).

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