BayaniJuan receives $1.5M from ADB through JFPRThe Japan Fund for Poverty Reduction through the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is granting $1.5M assistance to BayaniJuan in Calauan.
The grant aims to promote partnerships and innovation in poor and undeserved communities and to develop the capacities of BayaniJuan residents for self-governance and community development to be implemented by ABS-CBN Foundation Inc. (AFI), with the National Housing Authority as executing government agency.
The ADB hopes to create a model for public-private partnerships and replicate it in various parts of the country. Photo shows (l-r) VP Jejomar Binay, AFI managing director Gina Lopez, ADB director general of the Southeast Asia department Kunio Senga, NHA GM Atty. Chito Cruz and Amb. Toshinao Urabe.