World Bank

Kalahi-CIDSS 1 (KC-1)

The World Bank is one of the first development partners of the DSWD in developing and implementing community-driven development (CDD), which started with Kalahi-CIDSS 1 (KC-1) the parent project which ran from 2003-2010.   Its financing of P5.1 billion for KC-1 enabled DSWD to reach out to 200 poor municipalities, which represented the bottom quartile of the poorest provinces in the country. Many of the design elements of the CDD approach currently utilized by the Project was tested and developed during KC-1.

Kalahi-CIDSS-Additional Financing (KC-AF)

In May 2010, the Philippine government made the decision to expand the coverage of Kalahi-CIDSS to another 85 new areas and to continue implementation (completion of remaining cycles) in 97 areas which participated in KC 1.   This Project, the Kalahi-CIDSS-Additional Financing Project (KC-AF) to be implemented from May 2010 to May 2014, is supported by PhP 2.8 Billion financing from the World Bank in addition to the GoP (Government of the Philippines) funding and contributions from LGUs and communities amounting to PhP 2.16 Billion. It has a total project cost of PhP 4.9 Billion.

KC-AF will contribute to three goals: (a) reduced poverty; (b) improved participatory local governance; and (c) improved social capital. Kalahi-CIDSS’s contribution to the three goals will be achieved through the attainment of the Project objective: “Communities in targeted poor municipalities are empowered to achieve improved access to sustainable basic public services and to participate in more inclusive Local Government Unit (LGU) planning and budgeting”.

NCDDP and Other Complementary Support to Kalahi-CIDSS

World Bank will continue to support CDD operations as a partner in the forthcoming National CDD Program of the DSWD.   Together with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Australian Agency for Development Aid (AusAID), World Bank has committed to support the scaling up of CDD to 100% of the poorest municipalities in the country beginning 2013.

World Bank also provides support to DSWD for various technical and analytical work and in helping source grants for complementary projects such as the Japan Social Development Fund-Livelihood and Employment Opportunities for Vulnerable Urban Communities (JSDF-LVUC) and the AusAID-WB Support to Education through the construction of school buildings and day care centers in Kalahi-CIDSS and Pantawid Pamilya areas using the CDD approach. Both are managed through the WB Trust Fund.

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Projects

KC-Additional Financing

KC Additional Financing (KC-AF) is the World Bank-funded bridge financing for Kalahi-CIDSS to support the transition into a scaled up operations. It is currently implemented in183 municipalities in Regions IV-A, V, VI, VIII, IX, X, XI, XII, and CARAGA. It was started in 2010 and will finish by 2014.

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