Sustainable Livelihood Program

by Agnes Mayor | March 7, 2013 2:10 pm

slp.logo[1]The Sustainable Livelihood Program (SLP) is a community-based capacity building program that seeks to improve the program participants’ socio-economic status.

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How does it work?

Track 1: Microenterprise Development. This is a capacity building program that focuses on community development, skills enhancement, network building and capital assistance to poor families included in the NHTS‐PR list, prioritizing the PantawidPamilya beneficiaries in order to improve their opportunities for managing a sustainable microenterprise.

Track 2: Employment Facilitation provides assistance to unemployed poor families included in the NHTS‐PR list, prioritizing the Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries who are seeking for job opportunities. They shall be provided with skills profiling, job matching, occupational guidance and counseling and job referrals. The DSWD’s job matching services will be provided through the assistance of City/Municipal Social Worker designated by the LGU as the Livelihood Focal Person and DSWD Project Development Officer II. The field implementers are tasked to determine the training needs and job qualifications of the participants relative to the existing employment demand in the locality. They are also required to network with existing job placement agencies from both government and private sector.





-Ordinary citizens are engaged in critical decision-making processes through participatory activities at the village level




-Shared Information

-Participatory decision-making


-An economic undertaking  which is market–oriented, resource based,  and is geared at improving the economic status of the beneficiaries


-A continuous process of positive significant transformation


-The community members have a deeper sense of ownership of government programs and services which are responsive to their needs


-DSWD provides capital seed fund amounting to a maximum of Php10,000 per household to eligible beneficiaries




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