Urban Case Study: Safer and More Prosperous – Baseco, Philippines – Philippines


Increased contribution to the SDGs at neighborhood, district and city levels through the education of 500 people on the prevention, control and treatment of HIV / AIDS (SGD3); increased schooling of 1,070 children (SDG4); solid waste management projects through weekly coastal cleanings (ODD11, ODD14); at least 50,000 people, including children, have been equipped to deal with urban disaster risk reduction (SDG11); and 1,200 households have improved their waste management practices (SDG 11).

City-wide partnership for city-wide impact through regular collaboration and coordination with the local interagency network, schools, churches and partner companies in the implementation of joint plans and problem-oriented projects.

Reinforced urban governance promoting the engagement of urban residents and locally driven advocacy for all urban communities to actively participate in government planning and development processes at local and municipal levels; influencing policy and advocacy on urban issues affecting children (e.g. establishment of Department of Human Settlements and Urban Development; Philippine Disaster Risk Reduction and Management Act 2010; adoption of practical skills modules of World Vision by Manila Department of Education and Manila Welfare Department).

Creating a safe and prosperous environment for children thanks to 1,185 children who received training on the rights and responsibilities of the child; the establishment of six Child Friendly Spaces for the benefit of 100 child garbage collectors and children of sweepers and garbage collectors; 2,544 students deepening their knowledge of waste sorting and recycling; and 263 savings groups being established with 6,634 members and a total savings of $ 1.2 million.

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