Upang maisulong ang adyenda ng NAPC laban sa kahirapan, itinataguyod nito ang kampanyang KILOS SAMBAYANAN (Kilos para sa Sampung Batayang Pangangailangan ng Bayan). Nakaangkla ito sa katuparan ng "10 Basic Needs" ng bawat Pilipino.
Ang Kilos SAMBAYANAN ay panawagan rin para sa pagsasama-sama ng lahat ng sektor ng lipunan upang tugunan ang kahirapan gamit ang isang multi-dimensional na lapit bilang tiyak na sukatan ng pag-aanalisa sa usapin ng kahirapan at ng epekto sa buhay ng maralita ng mga programa ng pamahalaan laban sa kahirapan.
Undersecretary Roseller Barinaga facilitated an inter-agency consultation meeting on NAPC's anti-poverty framework with representatives from the Department of Budget and Management, Department of Finance, Department of Trade and Industry, and the National Economic and Development Authority at the LWUA Conference Room on April 18. NAPC consultant Sonny Africa led the discussion on the agency's book, Reforming Philippine Anti-Poverty Policy, which proposes a comprehensive, universal, and transformative social policy that puts poverty eradication at the centerpiece of all government projects.
16 April 2018 | Department of Labor and Employment, Intramuros
The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) held an inter-agency dialogue on concerns by workers in the Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry, including regularization and security of tenure, health and work environment concerns, benefits, and barriers to exercise the right to form and join unions.NAPC Secretary Liza Maza facilitated the dialogue at the Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE) Conference Room at the DOLE Building in Intramuros, Manila on April 16. Participating agencies included the DOLE, Department of the Interior and Local Government (DILG), Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA), Bureau of Working Conditions (BWC), Occupational Safety And Health Center (OSHC), National Labor Relations Commission (NLRC), Kabataan Partylist, and Gabriela Women’s Party.The dialogue is part of the 1st National BPO Summit with around a hundred members and leaders of labor group BPO Industry Employees Network (BIEN).
The National Anti-Poverty Commission (NAPC) joined the National Capital Region roll-out of the Biyaya ng Pagbabago at the Quezon Memorial Circle on April 15. Through Director Ferdinand Hombrebueno of the Basic Sector Coordination and Advocacy Service (BSCAS), the NAPC expressed its commitment to work with other government agencies in making poverty eradication the centerpiece of all government projects. Dir. Hombrebueno highlighted the agency's Kilos SAMBAYANAN anti-poverty framework that calls for convergence and commitment among all sectors of society to address poverty across its many dimensions toward the fulfillment of the 10 basic needs of Filipinos. The “masagana at matiwasay na buhay Pilipino" goal of Biyaya ng Pagbabago, according to him, will only be achieved if the government addresses the structural roots of poverty – inequality and underdevelopment. The Biyaya ng Pagbabago is a multi-sectoral and inter-agency project under the Office of the Cabinet Secretary and the Office of Participatory Governance that aims to bring awareness on various poverty alleviation programs of the government.
The National Anti-Poverty Commission facilitated an interagency and multi-stakeholders' dialogue on Golden Rice to ensure meaningful public participation on governance and to assess the commission's stand with regards to the application for field testing and direct use as food of Golden Rice.
Hundreds of farmers from local and international peasant organizations, members of civil society organizations, and scientists attended the public dialogue to raise their concerns regarding the planned commercialization and distribution of Golden Rice in the Philippines in 2018.
NAPC Secretary Liza L. Maza urged the housing agencies and local government units (LGUs) to expedite the process of granting security of tenure to urban poor communities residing in areas reserved for socialized housing purposes by presidential proclamations. Secretary Maza made this call at the “Inter-Agency Dialogue with Urban Poor Communities in Metro Manila on Presidential Proclaimed Lots” hosted by the NAPC on November 9 in Quezon City. Representatives of the key shelter agencies (KSAs), local government units, and community organizations from eight Metro Manila cities attended the dialogue.
NAPC Usec. Roseller Barinaga visited urban poor residents in Pandi, Bulacan during the 19th anniversary celebration of Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (KADAMAY) urban poor alliance. Speaking in behalf of NAPC Lead Convenor and Secretary Liza Maza, Usec. Barinaga mentioned NAPC's policy of promoting the 10 Basic needs of the Poor which include shelter, food security, and work.
The National Anti-Poverty Commission, under the leadership of NAPC Sec. Liza Maza, launched its #KilosSAMBAYANAN campaign in Mindanao held in Purok 77, Muslim Village, Bangkal, Brgy. Talomo, Davao City. The event was attended by residents of said barangay, alongside representatives from various government agencies & local government units.
August 13, 2017, National Youth Commission at Commonwealth Avenue, Quezon City
Kilos SAMBAYANAN (Kilos para sa Sampung Batayang Pangangailangan) Forum 2 was held earlier today at Commonwealth Elementary School, Quezon City. Highlight of #KilosSAMBAYANAN Forum 2 is the discussion on government services and public access in relation to education, health, and social protection needs of the basic sectors. #SerbisyoCaravan was done simultaneously through free medical check-up, dental operation, and distribution of school supplies. Information desks and a puppet show were also mounted.
The National Anti-Poverty Commission launched its flagship anti-poverty reduction agenda, Kilos para sa SAMPUNG BATAYANG PANGANGAILANGAN (Kilos SAMBAYANAN), in a forum where the Human Development and Anti-Poverty Reduction Cabinet Cluster (HDPRCC) highlighted their programs and projects on poverty reduction. Kilos para sa Sampung Batayang Pangangailangan (Kilos Sambayanan), according to NAPC Secretary Liza Maza, is a call for convergence and a commitment among all sectors of society to address poverty across its many dimensions. It also represents the ultimate measuring of the impact of government programs on the lives of the poor.