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The 1999 Program Accomplishments

1. Governance

1.1 Capability-Building in Barangay Governance

Barangay Governance Trainign in the following areas:

    • Naga City February 1999
    • Lake Sebu, South Cotobato March 1999
    • Tacloban City April 1999
    • Tagbilaran City May 1999
    • Antipolo City July 1999
    • Los Baños, Laguna for NCR September 1999
    • Puerto Prinsesa, Palawan September 1999
    • Kidapawan City September 1999

1.2 Training Seminars
Barangay Development planning through Participatory Rural Appraisal (through partner NGOs)

    • Banaybanay, Davao Oriental
    • Surullah, South Cotobato
    • Laguna
    • Aklan
    • Oriental Mindoro
    • Iloilo

1.3 Provision if Sub-grants
Sub-grants from the Ford Foundation were made available to eighteen (18) local NGOs to initiate and expand work in democratic participation in governance

    • Nueva Ecija
    • Oriental Mindoro
    • District 2, Camarines Sur
    • Laguna
    • NCP
    • Malabon-Navotas
    • Albay
    • Davao Oriental
    • South Cotobato
    • Aklan
    • Antique
    • Negros Occidental
    • Western Samar
    • Eastern Samar
    • Iloilo
    • Iligan City
    • Bohol

1.4 Monitoring and Evaluation
Regular monitoring visits and meetings were conducted with local NGO partners from April to November, especially for areas covered by the sub-grantees. Two monitoring conferences of the Barangay-Bayan Governence Consortium were held in January and July in San Mateo, Rizal for regular exchange and discussion among its member NGOs.

A Trainer's Conference was held in July in Tagaytay City to review and assess the effectiveness of training modules on barangay governence in the areas covered, and track areas of involvement of training graduates after the training. Training modules were then revised to respond more to teh emerging needs and demands of the local partner organization and communities.

A National Team called Research and Learing was convened with IPD as lead agency in the finalization of participatory moniroting and evaluation system to be implemented in the batangay level, to the partner NGO, to the National Secretariat. The team likewise formulated tje key indicators for assessment ans developed methodologies and instruments for monitoring and evaluation.

1.5 The Barangay-Bayan Governance Project
New local NGOs have been set up with the active assistacne from the consortium members and secretariat to ensure the sustainability of the work at the local level.

    • KAMI (Oriental Mindoro)
    • IPGS (Western Samar)
    • PADC (Davao Oriental)
    • PAILIG Foundation (Iligan City)
    • PILAR (Laguna)
    • BARRIOS (South Cotobato)
    • QDI (Iloilo)
    • ACORD (Zamboanga-Basilan)
    • PNUEMA (eastern Samar)
    • VUR (National Capital Region)

2. Active Citizenship Education

2.1 Active Citizenship Seminars

    • Cebu City, Central Visayas March 1999
    • Tacloban City, Eastern Visayas May 1999
    • Los Baños, Laguna August 1999
    • Parang Maguindanao September 1999
    • Davao City, Southern Mindanao September 1999
    • Zamboanga City, West Mindanao November 1999
    • National Capital Region December 1999

2.2 Educator's Conference
An Educator's Conference was held in March 1999 in Tanay, Rizal. The conferenc wa held to finalize the module for Active Citizenship seminars. It was attended by representatives of partner NGOs and local trainers who shall assist the ACP team in the conduct of these seminars.

3. Women in Governance

3.1 Seminars and Conferences

    • Quezon City, NCR January 1999
    • Antipolo City, Southern Tagalog March 1999
    • Bacaycay, Albay, Albay May 1999
    • Naga City, Camarines Sur September 1999
    • Negros Occidental September 1999
    • Antique-Aklan October 1999

3.2 National Planning Conference
A National Planning Conference was held in Baguio City


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