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CITY-WIDE SLUM UPGRADING THROUGH THE

ACCA PROGRAM
Philippine Experience

The Philippine Alliance: a Profile

Philippine Action for Slum Upgrading Facility Inc. (PASUFI)

Communities

The Philippine Alliance
HPFPI 
Social movement for community
led secure tenure, housing, risk management initiatives; National federation of urban poor community organizations (formation: 1998, registration:2001); Membership approximately 85,000 savers in 225 community associations Seeded and active in 20 cities and 16 municipalities Philippines wide With City, Regional and National governing and management structures IMPLEMENTING ARM PEOPLE S ORG

PACSII 
Intermediary support    
institution to the HPFPI Organized and registered on July 2002 as a non-profit NGO Provides network approach to supporting the HPFP At present, legal holder of projects BOT and EXECOM composed of technical, finance, admin, legal institutions and the HPFPI EXECUTING ARM 

   

NGO

FEDERATION FOCUSES ON DIFFERENT ACTIVITIES :
‡ COMMUNITY SAVINGS MOBILISATION ‡ CITY WIDE ENUMERATION SURVEY ‡CITY WIDE NETWORK FORMATION ‡ CITY-WIDE UPGRADING ‡ PARTNERSHIP WITH ACADEME, NATIONAL GOVERNMENT, LOCAL AUTHORITIES and TECHNICAL PROFESSIONALS ‡ INCREMENTAL HOUSING

COMMUNITY SAVINGS MOBILIZATION 
Hands-on Training

Communities manage their own savings as tool to organize themselves and build social structure among their ranks Community savings mobilization strengthens the network in putting up the city funds to finance more upgrading projects for more communities

ENUMERATION SURVEY/ MAPPING HPFPI conducts city wide enumeration

survey focusing on communities in danger zone areas. The data will help local governments and communities to prioritize in their plans housing for poor and to target vulnerable groups that need immediate response in the cities

NETWORK FORMATION (External/Internal) 
Urban poor communities undertaking citywide upgrading build networks to encourage participation of other communities within the city

CITY-WIDE UPGRADING
Community management of city funds revolved from upgrading loans develop capacities of community members in the areas of accounting, recording, documentation and financial management

CITY-WIDE UPGRADING 
It gives space for the community to work with young professionals (YPS) and technical professionals in facilitating the design of the community projects It gives the space to the community to argue to decide, to commit mistakes in the implementations but in the end they strengthen their governance structure in the community

PARTNERSHIP 
Community-driven upgrading engenders meaningful and strong partnerships with other stakeholders in society such as the local government  Participation in governance structures in the local government gives ACCA implementers opportunity to influence policies affecting the poor

PARTNERSHIP 

City-wide upgrading develops the abilities of young professional (YPS) and the technical professionals in dealing with the communities in terms of the design, procurement planning and implementation process

INCREMENTAL HOUSING 

Community-led housing construction reduce the cost of the houses, by exploring alternative technology that is suitable for the community Loans for housing is based on the affordability level of the community. This is also a challenge to the technical professionals to help the community design houses in consideration of a limited budget

INCREMENTAL HOUSING
HOUSES MADE UP OF Php. 70, 000.00 -100,00 (US$ 1,627.91-2,325.58) worth of materials loan

We can build our own communities. All we need is land. - HPFPI

Nothing about our settlements without us. -HPFPI

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THANK YOU!