This is the usual question that plagues the LGUs when faced with the issue of funding prioritized projects in their WaSH development plans. To address this, ASDSW, through the funding from UNICEF conducted a resource mobilization training in Capiz to assist the LGUs in accessing funds for their prioritized WaSH projects, that can’t be normally funded from their internal resources.
The training was conducted on November 3-4, 2016 at San Antonio Village Resort in Roxas City. The training was conducted by a senior policy and PPP specialist from WSP- World Bank, Ms. Alma Porciuncula. This was participated by local planners and implementers from various Capiz municipalities. The training emphasized that money is available from various fund streams, the LGU need only to get serious in providing documentary requirements to access the funds. Various streams presented were grants, credit financing, Bonds, PPP schemes and micro-financing, among others.
The training is ASDSW effort of provide assistance to LGUs in resource mobilization for projects that cannot be readily funded through their Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) or local revenues. This is to fast track service delivery and promote impact for much needed services to their constituents.