Budget ng Bayan sa Kamay ng Taumbayan

There is a game-changing mechanism now in place by which citizens, represented by civil society organizations (CSOs), can submit plans with accompanying budgets aimed at alleviating poverty in their locales. It goes by the name of Bottom-up Budgeting (BuB) and it puts the power of the purse in the hands of the people.
It Feels Right Because It Works

The National Anti-Poverty Commission, though a small agency, is unique among the other agencies because people's participation is inherent in the institution that gives voice to the marginalized and poor.
Nearly There: Social Protection for the Near Poor

The near poor are like invisible creatures that inhabit the limbo between the more vibrant hues of the Philippines’ social spectrum.
Why Poor Mothers Fail to Enjoy PhilHealth Benefits

Significant reforms introduced under the Aquino government saw Philhealth, the national health insurance program, increasing its coverage to 92% of the population, the highest since it started in 1995.

News Archive

Hustisya para sa Maliliit na Mangingisda; Tagumpay para sa mga Pilipino

Official Statement of the NAPC Artisanal Fisherfolk Sectoral Council on the West Philippine Sea ruling

Convene NAPC En Banc Now

Official Statement of the NAPC Sectoral Representatives Council

No Compromise: Ban Labor Contractualization Now

Official Statement of the NAPC Formal Labor and Migrant Workers Sectoral Council

Anti-Poverty Program Nourishes Poor Families

“Lagi nang may masusustansyang pagkain para sa mga anak ko,” said Merlina Acibron, a partner family of the ICFP program.

Ending Hunger: What Do We Need to Know?

“We need to understand the hunger situation before we can fully address the problem,” said NAPC Director Nikkin Beronilla.

'We Need RAIN Before We All Dry Up'

“We ask the NEDA regional offices to immediately convene the Special El Niño Task Force,” appealed Regina Antequisa, Sectoral Representative of the NAPC Victims of Disasters and Calamities. “ASAP na ASAP po."