Why does DSWD implement a livelihood and employment program?
which is ultimately their way out of poverty.
• The Sustainable Livelihood Program is a community‐based program which provides capacity building to improve the program participants’ socio‐economic status. First, it supports microenterprises to become
organizationally and economically viable. Second, it links participants to employment opportunities.
• The specific objectives of the program are:
market driven and economically viable micro-enterprises.
2. To prepare the program participants for accessing locally available jobs that are appropriate to their skills and capacities.
3. To sustain and expand the socio-economic benefits gained by the Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries even beyond the five‐year intervention of the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) intervention through the
Sustainable Livelihood Program and Guaranteed Employment Tracks.
4. To link poor families included in the NHTS‐PR list, prioritizing the Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries to the
support services and programs provided by the partner NGAs, NGOs, CSOs and Private Sector for entrepreneurial advancement and formal employment.
5. To link poor families included in the NHTS‐PR list, prioritizing the Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries to micro‐insurance providers for security measures brought by external shocks.
6.To continuously build, expand and update the portfolio of public and private sector partners for the job generation needs under the Guaranteed Employment Track.
7.To promote comprehensive family -based approach and community participation.