Link for Philippine Development Program (LINKAPIL)

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LINKAPIL is a government initiative of the Philippines providing a mechanism for the transfer of various forms of resources from Filipinos overseas to support small-scale, high-impact projects that address the country’s social and economic development needs. It aims to encourage the participation of Overseas Filipinos in national development efforts and cultivate productive partnerships between the overseas Filipino donor community and their beneficiaries.

Results

Since 1990 till 2010, US$62,250 million worth of assistance has reached an estimated 14,79 million beneficiaries.

 

Linkapil

Activities

•    Community-based monitoring system
•    Seek funding for existing programme for Local Government Unit projects
•    Programmes offered: education, micro-enterprise, health, infrastructure, transfer of technology
•    Promotion of programme
•    Identification of donors and beneficiaries
•    Channelling of resources
•    Local coordination
•    Management & supervision of projects
•    Program monitoring and evaluation

OrganisationLINKAPIL
Organisation typeGovernment department in a origin country
Sector(s)
  • Construction/Infrastructure
  • Microfinance
  • Philanthropy
Countries
  • Philippines
Region(s)
  • South East Asia
Websitewww.cfo-linkapil.org.ph
Partnerships

Philippine embassies/consulates, local government units, local counterparts/NGOs, beneficiaries, overseas donors

Financial contributors

Challenges