Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 by mgserrano

The Power of Community-Driven Development in the Philippines

MCC champions community-led development, where program ownership and accountability are concentrated at the local level. Development investments are more effective and sustainable when they reflect countries’ own priorities and strengthen governments’ accountability to their citizens.

MCC’s $434 million compact with the Philippines, signed in 2010, included a $132 million community-driven development project known as KALAHI-CIDSS, or Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan (Linking Arms Against Poverty) Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services.

Read more here: https://www.mcc.gov/our-impact/story/story-052016-community-driven-development-in-Philippines