Featured Activity of the Month
Organizational Strengthening Program [OSP] at GK Sooc, Iloilo
The OSP was a capacity building initiative focusing on developing livelihood to sustain the gains of securing houses for homeless families in Iloilo. The Smart Communications funded the project in partnership with Philippine Business for Social Progress and Gawad Kalinga. OSP was a complementary support to physical infrastructures [houses, livelihood facilities] provided by Smart Communications to ensure operationalization and sustainability of livelihood projects.
The OSP Team developed the capacity building program which is a mix of training, mentoring and organizing services. The services were provided for one year with at least 4 days per month purposive activities designed to enhance the capacities of ‘Kapitbahayan’ in implementing livelihood.
Two (2) social entrepreneurs were engaged to provide volunteer-services in designing products (bags and clay novelty items) to the community.