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De Lima: Help Alleviate Poor Families’ Daily Sufferings

In her message on the International Day for the Eradication of Poverty today (Oct. 17), De Lima said Filipinos should reach out to their poor …

by · Thursday, 17 October 2019 · Philippines

Speaker Cayetano welcomes new WB report on declining RP poverty rate

Cayetano also cited the poverty alleviation efforts of the Duterte administration for an inclusive approach to economic development. He said that …

by · Thursday, 17 October 2019 · Philippines

New road seen to curb poverty in once remote Samar town

With this initiative, the town mayor expressed hope that soon, their abaca industry would be revived to end poverty and make them less vulnerable to …

by · Thursday, 17 October 2019 · Philippines

[ANALYSIS] How Duterte’s drug war is negating key anti-poverty programs

For as long as Duterte’s drug war continues, existing policies meant to alleviate poverty will only come off as futile, insincere, and hypocritical …

by · Thursday, 17 October 2019 · Philippines

After six decades and billions spent poverty alleviation remains a far cry

The official poverty rate is equally sketchy – hovering from 18.7% to 40%. A household survey conducted for identifying poor households in 26 districts …

by · Thursday, 17 October 2019 · Nepal

West Bengal Government Committed To Alleviating Poverty: Mamata Banerjee

West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee stated that the state authorities is dedicated to assuaging poverty in addition to lowering unemployment, …

by · Thursday, 17 October 2019 · Philippines

Congress to amend Local Government Code to hike IRA in rural areas

According to data on poverty incidence released by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), poverty worsened in 17 provinces and cities, including …

by · Wednesday, 16 October 2019 · Philippines

Childhood hardship vital in Nesthy’s success story

I want them out of poverty,” said Petecio, who sends most of her P15,000 monthly stipend from the Philippine Sports Commission to her family.

by · Wednesday, 16 October 2019 · Philippines

Robredo: tech adoption should address poverty

“Even though Filipinos are early adaptors of technology, 21% of our people are still living below the poverty line. The poor continue to be poorer,” she …

by · Wednesday, 16 October 2019 · Philippines

P9.15 billion Leyte investment plan budget for 2020

“This will further push our Leyte Economics Program with the aim to end poverty in the province by 2022. By addressing poverty, we will be able to …

by · Wednesday, 16 October 2019 · Philippines