Free Essays on Poverty In The Philippines

  1. Poverty in the Philippines

    y Poverty in the Philippines Acknowledgement: We would like to thank the following who made this project successful. Yahoo.com and wikipedia.org for giving information and facts about our research. Dell for our laptop used in our research. Mama Maria’s Pizzeria...

  2. Poverty in the Philippines

    about Franzgel Gamit student Franzgel Gamit student Poverty in the Philippines UN Millennium Development Goal Poverty in the Philippines UN Millennium Development Goal MDG 1 Report: Poverty in the Philippines INTRODUCTION Poverty reduction has been a major problem for all developing countries...

  3. Prostitution in Philippines

    POVERT RATE IN THE PHILIPPINES A RESEARCH PAPER PRESENTED TO: Maestro John IN PARTIAL FULFILMENT OF THE REQUIREMENTS IN ENGLISH IV PRESENTED BY: Juan Gabriel R. Calderon TABLE OF CONTENTS I Table of contents…………………………………………….3 II Introduction…………………………………………………….4 III Facts...

  4. Fixing Poverty in the Philippines: Mission Impossible

    Fixing Poverty in the Philippines: Mission Impossible An argumentative essay presented to Dr. Marianne Jennifer M. Gaerlan Department of English and Applied Linguistics De La Salle University In partial fulfillment of the requirements for ENGLCOM Term 1, AY 2013-2014 By: Chermela Coleen...

  5. Term: Poverty Reduction Programs

    THE UNIVERSITY OF MANILA 2ND SEM SY 2013-2014 Poverty Causes, Constraints In The Philippines. TERM PAPER ON MVSLWW. TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction …………………………………………………………………. I Definition of Terms …………………………………………………………. II Outline ………………………………………………………………………...

  6. The Growth of the Micro Enterprise Lending in the Philippines

    the Micro Enterprise Lending in the Philippines Introduction Micro enterprise financing, or the provision of access to micro entrepreneurs of small-scale loans and other financing-related services has been widely credited as a sustainable tool for reducing poverty. The microfinance movement, which...

  7. Philippine Poverty

    Population below poverty line: 32.9% (2006 est.) |Year |Population below poverty line |Rank |Percent Change |Date of Information | |2009 |30 |73 |  |2003 est. ...

  8. Poverty and Conditional Cash Transfer

    POVERTY AND CONDITIONAL CASH TRANSFERS A Reaction Paper on the Article Written By Randy David Presented by: JOEFREY C. MIRAFUENTES --oOo-- While the article wished to present the acceptability of the Conditional Cash Transfers as an immediate response of the Philippine Government to the beleaguering...

  9. India: Home of the World's Largest Street Children Population

    one of the fastest growing developing countries. This has created a rift between poor and rich; 22 percent of the population lives below the income poverty line. Owing to unemployment, increasing rural-urban migration, attraction of city life and a lack of political will, India now has one of the largest...

  10. The Philippines Sona - a Comparative View and a Reaction

    state down to the county’s Political arena). * He, in both State of the Nation addressed his plans for the country’s sake and for its (The Philippines) betterment and progression. * “Kayo ang aking Boss”. He may have never mentioned it on the 2011 SONA but what he was conveying in his speech...

  11. Overpopulation - Essay 4

    resources resulted to its reduction. We have no one to blame but ourselves for this matter. Our fresh water supplies are running low, not just in Philippines but in other countries as well. And this is expected to get worse as the population increases. And the grain supply in our country had an issue before...

  12. Poverty and Rural Areas

    I-INTRODUCTION Poverty remains the most critical social problem that needs to be addressed. Philippines' poverty line marks individuals earning less than 16,841 Peso a year.According to the data from the National Statistical Coordination Board, more than one-quarter (26.5%) of the population falls below...

  13. Prostitution in Philippine Setting

    JMJCh Sept. 7, 2006 Anthony Abustan Mrs. Alma Gorospe 10- B. B.R. English 10 Prostitution in Philippine Setting A Thesis Proposal The main issue of the researcher came from a social and economic state. Prostitution in various forms has existed from the earliest times. It...

  14. Patriot

    philippine studies Ateneo de Manila University • Loyola Heights, Quezon City • 1108 Philippines Philippine Political Theater: 1946-1985 Pamela Del Rosario Castrillo Philippine Studies vol. 42, no. 4 (1994): 528–538 Copyright © Ateneo de Manila University Philippine Studies is published by the...

  15. Free Trade

    countries that assists poorer nations with economic development through loans (often at little or no interest rates) to fund investment and reduce poverty. The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) OECD is an organisation of 34 developed countries that seeks to promote economic...

  16. Former President Ferdinand Marcos’ True Reasons for the Declaration of Martial Law in the Philippines

    An argumentative paper on Former President Ferdinand Marcos’ True Reasons for the Declaration of Martial Law in the Philippines In the whole history of the Philippine government, the darkest and most controversial times of it were probably in the late 70’s and early 80’s because of the declaration...

  17. POVERTY

    (03178) Poverty in the Philippines Poverty in the Philippines has not improved in the past 6 years. Olchondra (2013) stated: “Economic growth over the past six years hardly made a dent in poverty incidence in the Philippines, as the percentage of Filipinos living below the poverty line remained...

  18. Article; Philippine Economy

    Philippines Economy: Booming, But Poverty and Unemployment Remain Problematic Shortly after my piece on the Philippines' continuing structural economic vulnerabilities, which generated considerable controversy and heated discussions among experts and observers alike, the country’s stock markets...

  19. American is in the heart

    Luis Obispo, California, Los Angeles, California, San Diego, California Characters: Carlos- is called Allos by his family and friends in the Philippines. He is the main character of the book. The Father - This character is a typical hardworking Filipino peasant who owns four hectares of land that...

  20. Poverty the Philippine

    Topic: POVERTY What is Poverty? * POVERTY is deprivation, a lack of access to food, shelter and safe drinking water. * Is the state of condition of having or no money to buy goods and to provide services to satisfy ones basic needs. * A social scientist defines human poverty as the “denial...

  21. What measures would you recommend to Nokia Philippines in order to alleviate, if not totally eliminate, the marketing of fake Nokia handsets?

    Nokia Philippines in order to alleviate, if not totally eliminate, the marketing of fake Nokia handsets?What measures would you recommend to Nokia Philippines in order to alleviate, if not totally eliminate, the marketing of fake Nokia handsets?What measures would you recommend to Nokia Philippines in order...

  22. Common Sense Makes Sense for Philippine Agriculture

    Philippine agriculture epitomizes a paradox. While the country nestles the top institutions for agricultural research (University of the Philippines Los Baños and International RIce Research Institute), we have yet to attain self-sufficiency in rice and are currently struggling to provide adequate supply...

  23. Hybrid Rice Technology for Food Security in the World

    produce 60% more rice by 2030 than what it produced in 1995. Therefore, to increase production of rice plays a very important role in food security and poverty alleviation. Theoretically, rice still has great yield potential to be tapped and there are many ways to raise rice yield, such as building of irrigation...

  24. Poverty as a cause of crime

    Poverty As A Cause Of Crime Poverty remains a critical social problem that needs to be addressed. Philippines' poverty line marks a per capita income of 16,841 pesos a year. According to the data from the national statistical coordination board, more than one-quarter (27.9%) of the population fell...

  25. Philippines Country Report

    name): Republic of the Philippines Region of the world: Southeast Asia Bordering countries (or nearest countries if an island state): Taiwan, Vietnam, Borneo, Indonesia and China are the closest countries to the Philippines. Population and world rank in population: Philippines is world’s 12th largest...

  26. Nation of Poverty

    A Nation Of Poverty “In a country well governed, poverty is something to be ashamed of. In a country badly governed, wealth is something to be ashamed of.” Confucius was quoted saying that in regards to Poverty and its role it can play in a nation’s well being. Poverty is a major problem in the world...

  27. Chn Essay

    for flesh-seeking men. She said she was in this profession for years and sometimes she even thought of regretting entering this kind of job. But poverty and practicality made her decide to enter prostitution. She said the benefits and money she gained far outweighs the crumbs she would get if she pursued...

  28. Microeconomics Assignment

    expanding service to South c. Mazda to stop making cars in the US Macroeconomic issues a. Import-export imbalance b. Decline of the Philippine Peso c. Reliance to remittance 5. Match the following headlines with the What, How, and For whom questions: a. With more research, we...

  29. The Achievements and Limitations of Technological Transfer Economics

    Varieties (HYV) of seeds with the help of various institutions and federations, particularly International Rice Research Institute (IRRI) in the Philippines in 1960 and International Maize and Wheat Improvement Centre (IMWIC) in Mexico in 1967. These new seeds increased the productivity of land quantitatively...

  30. manny pacqiou

    Conclusion 5 Recommendation Background A professional boxer, even the best-known figure in the Philippines today that is Manny Pacpuiao or also known as Emmanuel Dapidran Panquiao. It is the most outstanding boxer, singers, politicians and even the dreaded...

  31. Alternative Sources of Revenue

    tax administration. Some programs and projects for LGUs are based on certain specific grant criteria/formula such as urban population, incidence of poverty, population growth rate, annual average income, degree of urban environmental degradation, deficiencies in basic services such as sanitation and waste...

  32. Regulation on Microfinance Institutions in Asia

    against poverty by helping poor households build their income and assets (Zaman 2004). According to the State of MicroCredit Summit Campaign Report (2005) as of 2004 some 3,200 microcredit institutions reportedly to reached more than 92 million clients of which approximately 73% are living in poverty when...

  33. Corruption

    authoritative local estimates," Numerous Uno is Indonesia's 'Suharto' who is estimated to have skimmed off $15-35 billion. He is followed by the Philippines Marcos ($ 5-10 billion), Zaire's Mobutu ($ 5 billion), Nigeria's Abacha ($ 2-5 billion), Serbia's Milosevic ($ 1 billion), Haiti's Duvalier ($ 300-800...

  34. Diversity and Pluralism in the U.S.

    an opportunity to advance their personal interests that they would not otherwise have in the country of origin. National crisis like famine, war, poverty, unemployment and oppression have traditionally spurred people to emigrate from their home countries to find a better way of life within the United...

  35. William Mckinley, the 25th President

    which was based on news of Spanish atrocities in Cuba, but was unable to get Spain to agree to implement reforms immediately. Later he annexed the Philippines, Puerto Rico, and Guam, as well as Hawaii, and set up a protectorate over Cuba. He was assassinated by Leon Czolgosz, an anarchist, and succeeded...

  36. Philippine Economy History

    The Philippine Economy in Pre-Colonial Times  “moneyless society”  Earth was their purse o Rich soil and seas, obtain food from environment o Domestic trade was prevalent in this period among various with various specialties o Communal ownership of land o Everyone was obliged to give service...

  37. Explore the Outsourcing Market in the Philippines 2014-2018

    About the Outsourcing Market in Philippines The Philippines was a US colony from 1898 to 1946, which gives the country a heritage of being an English-speaking country. The privatization in the country has led to a wave of investments. The Philippines government has undertaken various initiatives and...

  38. Abolition of Death Penalty - Essay

    a system riddled with economic and racial bias and tainted with human error." STANCE I am in favor of abolishing the death penalty law in the Philippines. Allow me to present my arguments. First, it violates the right to live. Second, it is a very cruel practice. Third, it is anti-poor. Last, death...

  39. Poverty in the Philippines

    Background Poverty and inequality have been recurrent challenges in the Philippines and have again come to the fore in the wake of the current global financial crisis and rising food, fuel, and commodity prices experienced in 2008. he proportion of households living below the official poverty line has declined...

  40. The State of Forensic Pathology in the Philippines

    Judging by the multitude of police procedural shows dominating the Philippine airwaves at present, Filipinos have an inordinate fondness for forensic drama. TV shows such as NCIS, Bones, and the CSI franchise offer an alternate universe where criminals are caught, justice is served, scene investigators...

  41. Poverty in the Philippines

    Poverty in the Philippines I wrote this piece as a way to share the negative aspects of poverty with the public, and hopefully turn them against it. The quick brown fox jumped over the lazy dog. By the time one has finished reading that sentence, a child would have died from poverty-related...

  42. Reaction Paper - Adjusting to

    Jansen. Although its age is in the outer limits of the class requirement (2003 to 2008), its significance is hard to let go when one thinks of the Philippines. Its title is “Adjusting to Trade Liberalization – The Role of Policy, Institutions and WTO Disciplines”. Objectives of the Study 1. The...

  43. sasasasa

    Philippine History Spanish Colony 1565 - 1898 Ferdinand Magellan set out from Spain in 1519 on the first voyage to circumnavigate the globe with five ships and a complement of 264 crew. Three years later in 1522, only the one ship, the Victoria, returned to Spain with 18 men. The Philippines...

  44. Emotional Intelligence and Success in the Workplace - Paper

    ________________ There is still a HOPE Our country is now facing very alarming problems. To mention the following are the deterioration of culture, poverty, the increasing number of unemployment, over population and graft and corruption. Let me pose this question; Is there still a HOPE for our country...

  45. Presidents of the Philippines and Their Regime

    inauguration of the Commonwealth of the Philippines on November 15, 1935 • He approved the recommendation for government reorganization by the Government Survey Board of 1936, the creation of government corporations in order to break foreign strangle-hold on Philippine Trade and Commerce and the proposal...

  46. philippine government

    PHILIPPINE HISTORY AND GOVERNMENT CRITICAL THINKING QUESTIONS LESSON 1-2 1. Philippines is the 4th longest coastline in the world, while United States is the 8th longest coastline. Philippines’ advantage of having a long coastline is that importation, exportation and other international transaction...

  47. gfasdfs

    Cash Transfer Program in the Philippines: Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Maryjoy Mella, Floren Camille Osido and Lemarie Suing INTRODUCTION Dr. Virola (2011), Secretary General of the National Statistical Coordination Board, said in his presentation of the 2009 Official Poverty Statistics that a Filipino...

  48. Colonization in the Philippines

    ended up colonizing some territories they won from Spain, like the Philippines. Despite America’s previous claims of only supporting independence and democracy, the United States became an imperialist power and colonized the Philippines (Introduction to the Spanish-American war and the Filipino insurgency...

  49. Poverty and Electrical Repair Services

    healthy and do good in school. Population growth is also the reason for a number of malnourish children in the Philippines. 2. Unemployment – this is a very common cause of poverty in the Philippines since there are several Filipinos who are unemployed plus the fact that there are many companies that are...

  50. How Economic Globalization Been Beneficial to the Global Poor

    productivity. This is not only a hypothetical affirmation, but also an factual statement. When we look at what the poverty numbers over the last three decades in developing countries tell us, new poverty estimates published by the World Bank reveal that 1.4 billion people in the developing world (one in four)...

  51. SEA302

    disjunctions; the challenges and the great diversity. Outward-looking economies - Singapore and Malaysia and to a lesser extend Thailand and Philippines Inward-looking economies - Myanmar (once were Vietnam & Indonesia) Characterization is NOT PERMENENT ECONOMIC STRUCTURAL TRANSFORMATION We...

  52. Reaction: Language, Learning, Identity and Privilege

    what he wants and go anywhere he wants to. Not everyone in the Philippines are like him. To them, they lack education so how can you expect them to completely learn English by heart? Lack of education because of financial issues or poverty. Now, putting myself in his shoes, I completely understand where...

  53. poverty

    Poverty is the state of one who lacks a certain amount of material possessions or money. Absolute poverty or destitution refers to the deprivation of basic human needs, which commonly includes food, water, sanitation, clothing, shelter, health care and education. Relative poverty is defined contextually...

  54. Education in the Philippines

    ----------------------- Computer Education in The Philippines. by Janet J. Palmer/ Dec. 21, 2010 The Philippine Islands are located in the Asia-Pacific Rim, known as the fastest growing region in the world. However, the nation's resources have been stretched almost beyond endurance by a recent series...

  55. Modern Challenges in Immigration

    America. Since, the Immigration and Naturalization Act has changed. The sources of immigrants now included Italy, Greece, Portugal, Mexico, the Philippines, the West Indies, and South America.” (Schaefer, 2006) While present day policies and procedures appear to favour the skilled immigrants...

  56. Federalism

    FEDERALSIM With a population of some 100 million, the Philippines is the 12th most populous country in the world. Continued centralized governance of such a large, dispersed population from a distant national capital inhibits the people’s meaningful and effective participation in governmental decision-making...

  57. What is Poverty

    in the country Death rate caused by poverty Rank of Philippines in terms of poverty Most successful country. What made them rich? Main Idea: There are still ways to improve the way of life of the poor people. It may not be possible to completely eliminate poverty but it is definitely possible to minimize...

  58. Education in PH

    situation of Philippine education had kept bothering my mental faculties by the time I got a copy of an article headed with, ‘Is there a glimmer of hope for Philippine education?’ Online dictionary defines glimmer as a gleam of light, one that shines faintly. Thus, in that perspective, Philippine education...

  59. Philippine Economy

    The Philippines, right away after the World War II, was a fast growing economy and was one of the richest countries in Asia. In 1960s it looked to become one of Asia‘s superpowers, yet during Marcos regime, the economy declined dramatically in growth and productivity as it was destabilized by corruption...

  60. THE DANCERS

    The play “The Dancers” is about a family suffering from poverty because of the cruelty of the father who is supposed to work for his family but is too lazy; complaining about his weak body and the inability to work anymore. He forced his children to work for the family and earn a living. As for the...