Wednesday, July 11, 2018

DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS Bicol completes 1,631 ADB funded sub-projects



The Department of Social Welfare and Development Kapit Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan – Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services (DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS) Region 5 achieved 1,631 community sub-projects in 68 municipalities with a grant of PhP 2,738,747,799.68 from Asian Development Bank (ADB).

The table below shows the breakdown of ADB grant to implement different modes of DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS from 2014 to 2018:

Modality
Community Sub-Project Grant
Non-Poor but Disaster-Affected Municipalities

771,533,296.62
Poor and Disaster-Affected Municipalities
1,967,214,503.06
TOTAL
2,738,747,799.68

The sub-projects refer to the community projects generated from DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS’ planning process. The community sub-projects were identified by Barangay Assembly (BA) through Participatory Situational Analysis (PSA) and community consultations to respond or address needs or problems of the community.

The table below shows the sub-projects funded under ADB:

Community Sub-Project Category
Number of Funded Sub-Projects
Artificial Coral Reef or Marine Sanctuary
1
Boat
1
Bridge
49
Community Center or Multi-Purpose Building
195
Day Care Center
107
Disaster Response or Rescue Equipment or Tools
2
Electrification or Lighting
56
Flood Control or River Control
217
Footpath or Access Trail
213
Health Station
108
Livelihood Equipment or Building
4
Miniport or Wharf
5
Pre & Post Harvest Facilities
6
Railings
1
Riprap Wall or Slope Protection
43
Road
259
Sanitary Toilets
21
School Building
236
Seawall
61
Small Scale Irrigation
7
Spillway or Overflow Bridge
9
Training and Learning Center or Facility
5
Tribal Housing or Core Shelter
1
Water System
23
Others
1
Total
1631

The ADB is a financial institution created in the early 1960s to foster economic growth and cooperation in the Asia-Pacific region. This institution also assists its members and partners through loans, technical assistance, grants, and equity investments to promote socio-economic development,

Capacity-building activities


On the other hand, DSWD Kalahi-CIDSS will conduct its capacity building activities from July 2018 until 2019.

The capacity building activities comprise of two (2) categories which are Barangay Development, Planning and Management System (BDPMS) or Makilahok and Organizational Development and Management (ODM).

The BDPMS or Makilahok is a supplementary training module on participatory governance with a fund of PhP27,136,200.00 from the government that helps barangay integrate community-based development approach into its regular development planning cycle.

Makilahok also lays the foundation for the adoption and institutionalization of CDD approach in local governance that will cover 11 municipalities.

For ODM, it is a series of training to capacitate operation and maintenance groups in the planning process of sustaining the sub-projects that will cover 32 municipalities with a fund of PhP13, 422, 065.20 from the government. This is to ensure the sustainability of sub-projects for extended benefits and strengthen the capability or capacity of operation and maintenance groups in managing the community projects.

Currently, the program continues to implement World Bank-funded sub-projects in 53 municipalities.
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