International Journal of Humanities and Social Science

ISSN 2220-8488 (Print), 2221-0989 (Online) 10.30845/ijhss

Child Protect: Response to Poverty Alleviation in the Philippine Indigenous Community
Noemi Cabaddu, MSW

This study is about the Child Protection Towards Enabling Childhood Development and Community Transformation, also known as Child ProTECT, aimed to help uplift the lives of the poor indigenous peoples and the children residing in Apayao, Philippines. The SPUP-CDCFI partnered with ChildFund Philippines in the implementation of the projects of Child ProTECT through trainings on maternal health and child care, nutrition and sanitation, education and formation, livelihood and skills, and community development. The impact and benefits to the participants of Child ProTECT were assessed. In a way, the program contributed in the thrust of poverty alleviation and improving the lives of the indigenous people.

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