#JuanaKaya: Slight detour saves SLPA from falling apart

When the COVID19 began in March 2020, it hit the micro-business sectors particularly hard. Unfortunately, it also did not leave out SLP program participants with operational livelihood projects too. In Carmen, Surigao del Sur, the Cabakhawan Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) Association had zero option but to cease operations of their micro-finance project in compliance with continue reading : #JuanaKaya: Slight detour saves SLPA from falling apart

#JuanaKaya: Elderly women association explores online selling

One of the newfound practices introduced by the new normal is online selling. With the implementation of the community quarantine, business owners had to discontinue operations and close their establishments. In order to survive the pandemic, the business sector shifted to selling or disposing of their products and services online. In Barangay Caridad, Pilar, Surigao continue reading : #JuanaKaya: Elderly women association explores online selling

#JuanaKaya: Resourceful women participants overcome setbacks

Ensuring the sustainability of a business is never easy. It comes with many setbacks. But when the team handling the business is grounded and determined to grow, it will always carry on. This was the case of the Taglatawan Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) Laundry Women’s Association in Barangay Taglatawan, Bayugan City, Agusan del Sur. The continue reading : #JuanaKaya: Resourceful women participants overcome setbacks

Babae Serye: Disability not a Hindrance for Pantawid Parent Leader

In 1992, when the reported cases of poliomyelitis totaled to 5,485 in the Western Pacific, a three-year old from Rosario, Agusan del Sur was one of them. Jimmilyn Roxas witnessed how her left leg changed gradually because of polio. From being healthy and normal, her leg became frail affecting her ability to walk. She was continue reading : Babae Serye: Disability not a Hindrance for Pantawid Parent Leader

Women and youth SLPAs in Cabadbaran celebrate milestones

Celebrating four years of trust, gratitude, and perseverance. March 2021 marks the Cabadbaran Family and Children in the Environment in the Slum (FACES) Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) Association and the Pag-asa Youth Association of the Philippines’ (PYAP) 4th anniversary, which the Associations celebrated through a thanksgiving mass and a short program on March 1, 2021 continue reading : Women and youth SLPAs in Cabadbaran celebrate milestones