Volunteer-powered monitoring system points where relief is needed most

When the enhanced community quarantine (ECQ) was implemented in the National Capital Region (NCR) in March 2020, the government, private sector and civil society organizations (CSOs) quickly mobilized their resources to help the most vulnerable communities. Relief operations were initiated and the ‘bayanihan spirit’ of the Filipino people was tested.  But the severity of the […]

Nanays lead community-based monitoring in barangays

In the 2018 Philippine Statistics Authority report, the city of Caloocan has the highest poverty incidence in the National Capital Region (NCR). Thirty-two (32) out of 1,000 families do not have livelihood that could provide them income to meet food and non-food needs. What will happen if a crisis like a pandemic hits the poor […]