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Government Under-Spending Due to LGU's Lack of Capacity; Frustrates the Poorest of the Poor

http://www.interaksyon.com/business/112004/government-underspent-by-13-in-2014

 

"IT is very frustrating to know that hundreds of billions of government funds are not spent while the poorest of the poor in the rural areas are languishing in hunger and poverty, hoping for government assistance," NAPC Sectoral Representative (SR) and EcoWEB Director Regina S. Antequisa lamented after having a series of meetings with regional head of government agencies and LGU representatives.

EcoWEB, in the last 5 years has been trying the strategy of "accompanying the grassroots to access government resources." This strategy is employed by EcoWEB after many of their partner-donor international NGO's started exiting from the Philippines as the country upgraded its status as a developing country.

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