Tacloban City Councilor Aurora Aime Grafil gave a keynote message on behalf of Tacloban City Mayor Alfred Romualdez. She mentioned that we are one in this goal to eradicate poverty but we need to work hard to achieve it. Mr. Jake Sabdao from NAPC Research Unit discussed the salient points of the RA No.11291 and its draft IRR. The presentation was followed by an open forum which was facilitated by Mr. Dario Cubelo from NAPC-Office of the Head Executive Assistant.
“This is the right time, the right platform to alleviate poverty in our region”; a resounding comment from the participants of the Regional Consultation on the Magna Carta of the Poor-Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) last October 25-26, 2019 in Provincial Complex, Pagadian City, Zamboanga del Sur.
Palo Municipal Councilor and SB Committee Chair on Social Services Mr, Felipe Ygrubay,Jr. delivered a keynote message on behalf of Palo Municipal Mayor Frances Ann Petilla. He mentioned that the law was passed to uplift the lives of the less fortunate Filipinos and stressed that some say it is impossible to fight poverty, so if we can’t stop it at least we mitigate it.
Matapos ang presentasyon ng mga importanteng aspeto ng draft IRR ng Magna Carta mula kay Jake O. Sabdao ng NAPC Research Unit, binuksan ang isang plenary session na naglalayong kunin at pagsamasamahin ang suhestiyon ng mga dumalo upang maisama sa naturang batas.
The meeting was attended by dignitaries and Ministers from China and other Countries, also present in the meeting were the Heads and representatives of the UN Bodies and Organizations.
Lakip nga dinapit sa maong panagtigum ang mga Sangguniang Bayan Chairman on Social Services, Municipal Planning and Development Officer, Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative, Liga ng Barangay President, Lima (5) ka mga municipal offices that provide social services ug Lima (5) ka mga Civil Society Organization o CSO Representatives nga membro sa Local Special Bodies para sa provincial consultation.
During the Sustainable Development Forum 2019 at World Harmony House in Beijing, Felongco said the Philippine government has passed laws that will help achieve the SDG such as the Magna Carta for the Poor, Universal Health Care Law, the Free Tuition Law, and the Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program, a law institutionalizing the conditional cash transfer (CCT) for poor families.
MANILA -- Cabinet Secretary Karlo Nograles on Tuesday said the administration of President Rodrigo Duterte would continue to step up efforts to address hunger and poverty in the country even as he welcomed new data that shows that self-rated poverty and food poverty have fallen in the third quarter of 2019.
“The low interest rates of our home loans make home ownership within reach of our members, so much so that the availment of our home loans has grown tremendously. And for us to continue financing the growth in home loans of our members under such low rates, there is a need to increase our members’ P100 monthly savings,” Eduardo D. del Rosario, chairman of the Housing and Urban Development Coordinating Council (HUDCC) and Pag-IBIG Fund Board of Trustees, said in a statement.
Over 300 representatives from the Civil Society Organization and Local Government Unit of Lanao Del Norte and Misamis Occidental participated in the public consultation on the Implementing Rules and Regulations of the Magna Carta of the Poor (RA 11291) yesterday, October 23, 2019, which was held in MCC Gymnasium, Tubod Lanao Del Norte.
Theme: "Implementation of the 2030 Agenda: Action, Action, Action." Beijing, China | October 24, 2019 In video footage: NAPC Secretary and Lead Convenor Atty. Noel K. Felongco presents the policy frameworks and initiatives of the National Anti-Poverty Commission. and our country's future action plans in line with the implementation of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
Dr. Dammang S. Bantala, President of the Cotabato City State Polytechnic College officially welcomed the participants and expressed full support in the Magna Carta of the Poor which is meant to uplift the standard of living of the Filipinos especially in BARMM. While Mr. Emmat Macasindil of the Legal Unit of NAPC discussed the content of RA 11291 and the draft IRR.
Before hundreds of villagers in the covered municipal gym of Talipao, Alkhaizar A. Alawaddin explained in Tausug the essential benefits of the Magna Carta of the Poor that President Duterte has recently signed into law. This makes Talipao -- the first town in Sulu to openly reject the extremist Abu Sayyaf Group (ASG) -- also the first town to be apprised of the government’s thrust against poverty. Sulu, with a population of 577,987, has a poverty incidence of 54.9, which is among the highest in the Philippines.
October 22, 2019 - Around 300 representatives from the Ilocos Region Civil Society Organizations (CSOs) actively participated in the Day 2 Regional Consultation for the drafting of Republic Act No. 11291 known as Magna Carta of the Poor Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) held at the Hotel Ariana, Bauang La Union.
Mr. Simeon Romarate, Division Chief of Cebu City’s Office for the Welfare of the Urban Poor, welcome the delegates on behalf of Cebu City Mayor Edgardo Labella with an update on the development programs for the informal settlers, senior citizens, students and PWDs in the city. After the presentation of Atty. Luz Perez, NAPC Legal Consultant on the salient points of the Magna Carta of the Poor draft IRR, a plenary session was facilitated by Mr. Dario Cubelo, NAPC-OHEA Admin and Finance Unit Head.
The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) conducts a consultation with around 500 local government units (LGUs) representatives in Central Visayas on the draft Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of RA No. 11291 or the Magna Carta of the Poor at Oakridge Business Park, Mandaue City, Cebu. This activity is simultaneously being conducted in Regions 1, MIMAROPA and BARMM.
The objectives of this activity are to raise people’s awareness and instill in them the virtues and principles embraced by the observance which is the refusal of extreme poverty and the respect of human rights, dignity and freedom; to recognize and appreciate the initiative of poor communities and local government units in uplifting the lives of the poor; to urge more stakeholders to be advocates of the children’s rights and to actively participate in the fight against extreme poverty, which is at at 8.5% among Filipinos and at 6.2% among Filipino families in the first semester of 2018 accordi
October 21, 2019 - The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) conducted a consultation with around 600 representatives from the provinces of La Union, Pangasinan, Ilocos Sur, and Ilocos Norte at Hotel Ariana, Bauang La Union. This activity aimed to gather their inputs on the draft Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of the Magna Carta of the Poor wherein the five (5) basic rights of the poor were discussed and promulgated.
NAPC allocated Php3-Million for the implementation of the village-linked coco industry development, a poverty reduction prototype project for Talipao, Sulu. The memorandum of agreement was signed by NAPC represented by Secretary Noel Felongco and Talipao Municipal Mayor Nivocadnezar Tulawie on Monday (October 14). This MOA will pave the way for the project implementation and to ensure LGU support for the project.
Sec. Felongco emphasized that Talipao has been chosen as one of the LGU beneficiaries because it is one of the LGUs who garnered the Seal of Good Local Governance award in the island of Mindanao. He also expressed his optimism that what we are doing today are geared towards reducing poverty in the country and it is contributory to the realization of the country’s AmBisyon Natin 2040 which is to transform the Philippines into a progressive middle class by 2040.
Mr. Sabal emphasized that this abject situation of pagpag phenomenon should be stopped not only because this is an unsafe practice and against our local food sanitary regulations but mainly because this is not a dignified way of living as a human being. He outlined the following actions that will be initiated by NAPC to hopefully end the problem:
The NSA aims to formulate new sets of sectoral agendas and electing the composition of the sectoral councils for the 14 basic sectors. A press conference was conducted at Clark, Pampanga attended by Secretary/Lead Convenor Noel K. Felongco together with the Vice Chairperson for the Basic Sectors Ruperto B. Aleroza, as well as other representatives from the 14 basic sectors.
Ayon sa Journal of American Medical Association, ang pagbibigay ng dugo ay nakakabuti sa ating kalusugan upang mabawasan o makaiwas sa complikasyon ng heart attacks at strokes. Tunay nga naman na ito ay nagbibigay buhay hindi lamang sa tumatanggap bagkos sa nagbibigay din.
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This is being led by Head Executive Assistant/Chief-of-Staff Elias Labro, Jr. under the directives of Secretary Noel Felongco. The participants are IP Ethno-linguistic groups that helped in developing the Village Eco-Governance Development Framework of NAPC. The PAGCOR-funded PRRD Prototype Project in Kayapa, Nueva Vizcaya will be a trading center for organic farming amounting to Php 3M. The beneficiaries for this prototype poverty reduction project will be the Kayapa Organic Practitioners Association.