Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR)

The Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) was established in May 2000 and provides direct grant assistance to the poorest and most vulnerable groups in developing member countries (DMCs) of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) while fostering long-term social and economic development.

The JFPR grant aims to mitigate the adverse social and economic impact of Typhoon Yolanda in selected municipalities in Eastern Visayas.

JFPR provided grants through Kalahi-CIDSS and the Sustainable Livelihood Program in DSWD.

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Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR)

The KC-Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction (JFPR) Project is funded by the Japan Government to help in the post-disaster rehabilitation of select municipalities of Eastern Visayas following the impact of Typhoon Yolanda, said to be one of the strongest typhoons to make landfall.

Through this, communities will be able to receive funding support for the rehabilitation of damaged facilities through the use of the community-driven development strategy.

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