Tags: Kadamay

By bulatlat.com RODRIGUEZ, Rizal–As Tropical storm “Juaning” (international name: Nock-ten) made landfall in Casiguran, Aurora, some 3,000 families in government relocation sites at Kasiglahan Village Phase 1K and at neighboring areas fear for a repeat of the roof-high flood that savaged the Montalban relocation sites in 2009 when Typhoon Ondoy ravaged the country. Montalban relocation…

“Like its predecessors, the Aquino government is abandoning its responsibility to provide social services to its poor constituents … By partnering with the private sector in building public housing, it can be expected that the government will confine its function to that of an enabler which is limited to policy formulation and program monitoring.”

PRESS RELEASE May 12, 2011 Kadamay-NCR hits PNoy’s all-out demolition policy of urban poor communities MANILA — Militant urban poor group, Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap – National Capital Region (Kadamay-NCR) today urges the administration of President Benigno Simeon Aquino III to withdraw its all-out demolition policy against urban poor settlers all over the country. On…

Progressive groups, led by Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-National Capital Region (Bayan-NCR) and urban poor group Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap-Ncr (Kadamay-NCR), today staged a lighting rally at the Cintra Metro Manila Tollways Corporation (CMMTC) head office in Parañaque City to protest the looming implementation of the new Skyway toll increase. (Photos by Gregorio B. Dantes Jr. / bulatlat.com)

For urban poor group Kadamay, buying an expensive car such as a Porsche is like Aquino saying “I do not care if prices are high for as long as I have the money to buy myself a nice car.” The group also compared Aquino to a father who ate an entire roasted chicken for himself while his children are starving.

“No matter how much the Aquino government spends on the CCT, reducing poverty in the country still boils down to adequate social services and jobs creation, and more importantly, a ‘national development strategy’.” – Kadamay

Sidebar: Akbayan Reps, 19 Others Flip-Flop, Sign Resolution Supporting CCT Program

NEWS RELEASE 01 Sep 2010 The urban poor group Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) reiterated its warning to the Aquino administration against accepting further foreign loans to fund its anti-poverty programs, saying that this will cause the country greater harm in the long run. News reports have confirmed that the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is…