Government of Australia-Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (GoA-DFAT)

The two projects implemented by Kalahi-CIDSS with funding support from the Government of Australia-Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (GOA-DFAT) aimed to improve access of targeted poor communities to early childhood learning and development activities by supporting the construction or rehabilitation of Day Care Centers and school buildings/classrooms in areas where both the Kalahi-CIDSS and Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program are being implemented, using the community-driven development (CDD) approach.

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The Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade Project with a grant worth AU$ 12 million, for the construction of approximately 468 classrooms and day care centers in communties where KALAHI CIDSS-NCDDP and Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program will be implemented and which have been identified as having significant gaps in education. The grant is intended to support the national governments thrust to provide basic education and reduce poverty. 

aims to improve access of targeted poor communities to early childhood learning and development activitites by supporting the construction or rehabilitation of daycare centers and school buildings in areas where there significant gaps in education and both the NCDDP and Patawid Pamilya are being implemented. This is the second phase of Australian support to further the Philippines basic education and poverty-reduction priorities using a community-driven development (CDD) approach. In addition, the grant is also a provision of support under KC-NCDDP as part of the broader Yolanda reconstruction efforts.

Projects

Government of Australia-Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT)

The Government of Australia-Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (GoA-DFAT) through the Australian Agency for International Aid (AusAid) supported the construction of school buildings and day care centers in Kalahi-CIDSS areas with Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program beneficiaries.

The project had two phases. Phase 1 ran from May 2012 to May 2014. Phase 2 started immediately after June 2014, and is expected to end by June 2016.

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