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National Community Driven Development (NCDDP) PROGRAM

  • National expansion of the community-driven development (CDD) strategy of Kalahi-CIDSS1
  • KALAHI-CIDSS is one of the 3-core (convergence) poverty reduction programs of DSWD and a unique approach to development.
  • KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP, otherwise known as the Kapit-Bisig Laban sa Kahirapan -Comprehensive and Integrated Delivery of Social Services-National Community-Driven Development Program, is one of the poverty alleviation programs of the Philippine Government being implemented by the Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)

KALAHI CIDSS principle

Decision-making resides in communities. People analyze their own situation and needs, prioritize problems, propose solutions and develop an action plan which they implement.

Emerging adjustments to NCDDP

Align the KC-NCDDP into a program to support community-driven post-disaster response and development in Yolanda-affected municipalities located in target areas of KC-NCDDP.

KC-NCDDP Development Objective

  1. To have barangays/communities of targeted municipalities become empowered to achieve improved access to services and to participate in more inclusive local planning, budgeting, and implementation.
  2. Community empowerment: by involving communities in participatory planning, implementation, and management of local development activities;
  3. Improved local governance: by strengthening formal and informal institutions to become more inclusive, accountable and effective.
  4. Poverty reduction: by promoting equitable access to basic services and inclusive.