Partnership of Philippine Support Service Agencies (PHILSSA)
The Partnership of Philippine Support Service Agencies (PHILSSA), established on 31 May 1988, was registered with the Securities and Exchange Commission on 14 February 1990 as a non-stock service network of social development non-government organizations based in urban centers nationwide.
Upon its formation, PHILSSA embarked on a mission of prototyping innovative paradigms of sustainable development for the effective empowerment of urban sectors, namely, the slumdwellers, the formal and informal labor force, the youth, women, children, and the development workers themselves.
As of the year 2001, the PHILSSA network already comprised 43 partner-NGOs engaged in varied fields of development service, such as education and training, research and documentation, legal service, socio-economic and other technical support, issue and policy advocacy, and other innovative endeavors.
To strengthen capacities of members on good NGO governance.
To enhance sustainability of the network and members in terms of finances, leadership, and other capacities.
To build multi-stakeholder partnership models for delivery of integrated social services for poor persons and communities.
To promote policy environment that enables inclusive, transformative and sustainable urbanization.
STRATEGIES & PROGRAMS
I. Network Development and Maintenance (NDM)
Governance and Board Development
Recruitment and Membership Maintenance
Regional desks and cluster development
Data Banking and Information Management
Staff Development activities
II. Program Development and Management (PDM)
Gender and Development (GAD) Mainstreaming
Micro-finance and Enterprise Development
Sustainable Urban Development
Youth Formation and Leadership
III. Resource Mobilization and Sustainability (RMS)
Consultancy and Referrals
Sharing Effective Approaches, Innovations and Technologies
Funds Generation & Management
Council of Advisers
IV. Consortium Building and Advocacy (CBA)
Urban Poor Colloquium (UPC) Coordination and Management
Networking and Linkaging
Campaigns on Common Agenda
Consensus-Building and DiscoursesSee more