ADVANCING COMMUNITIES IN INFLUENCED AREAS OF THE MILF: The Bangsamoro ADVANCE Project

ADVANCING COMMUNITIES IN THE INFLUENCED AREAS OF THE MILF: The Bangsamoro ADVANCE Project

The Bangsamoro Assistance for Development and Community Empowerment (Bangsamoro ADVANCE) is another component of the Mindanao Trust Fund- Reconstruction and Development Program (MTFRDP). The Bangsamoro Development Agency (BDA) managed the project. It was implemented from January 1026 to March 2017 in the six regions (Central Mindanao, Southern Mindanao, Ranaw, Davao, Zamboanga-Peninsula and Zamboanga-Basilan) and two provinces (Sulu and Tawi-Tawi) of the BDA.

Bangsamoro ADVANCE is a program conceptualized in support to confidence building measures of the GPH- MILF as provided in the Comprehensive Agreement on Bangsamoro (CAB). This was also in respond to the clamour from the communities especially on the implementation of basic services including livelihood opportunities.

Bangsamoro ADVANCE is implemented in partnership with the Community and Family Services International (CFSI) as trust fund recipient.

It is supported by the Mindanao Trust Fund (MTF) with various donors such as the European Union, the government of Sweden, Australia, Canada, United States, New Zealand and the World Bank which also serves as Trust Fund Administrator and Secretariat.

ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

  • 48 out 49 community-based infrastructure (CBI) projects completed in 49 communities
  • 30 livelihood projects implemented
  • Reaching 143, 505 beneficiaries

PHOTOS OF IMPLEMENTATION:

The Bangsamoro ADVANCE: Photo Slideshow

 

IN PHOTOS: Health Fair in Sultan Mastura, Maguindanao

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