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Makilahok: Strengthening Community Participation in Local Development

The Kalahi-CIDSS National Community-Driven Development Program (KC-NCDDP) through the Community Empowerment Activity Cycle (CEAC) demonstrates the community-driven development (CDD) approach enabled more inclusiveness, broader community participation, gender transparency, and accountability in all stages of barangay development process. With CDD inherently reinforcing good governance values as mandated by 1991 Local Government Code, this makes it essential to integrate and adopt CDD elements in barangay development planning and budgeting process anchored on the important learnings gained from several years of KC-NCDDP implementation using the participatory process, tools, and techniques learned in CEAC. 

Community-driven development (CDD) exposes community members to a learning process where they can realize their individual and collective strength, acquire and develop community project management skills and increase their confidence in engaging local governments in period dialogues for the better basic services delivery. 

  1. Community participation or mobilization facilitates local development activities.
  2. Community participation strengthens the barangay development council (BDC). Community participation could include consulting the people on community issues or problems; make them part of the decision-making process on what projects are to be prioritized for funding, and keep them informed on the physical and financial status of community projects. 
  3. CDD engages community members in gathering, analyzing, and validating information about the current conditions of the barangay that could result in a more realistic and broad consensus as to the needs of the community. 
  4. CDD seeks the participation from the marginalized, and other vulnerable groups in the community such as women, farmers, fisher folks, will provide a better understanding of the needs of the poorest relevant to issues on resource allocation and use.  

Project Status

2019-07-02

Status of Makilahok Sub-Projects as of June 2019

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2019-05-02

Status of Makilahok Sub-Projects as of April 2018

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2019-04-26

Status of Makilahok Sub-Projects as of January 2019

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2019-04-26

Status of Makilahok Sub-Projects as of February 2019

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2019-04-02

Status of Makilahok Sub-Projects as of March 2019

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