28 out of 100 Filipinos are currently living below the poverty line and majority of the poor are in rural areas. Farmers and fisher folk remain the lowest paid workers in the country, making it extremely difficult for them to support their families.
To help the poorest of the poor families in the Philippines to meet their needs, holistic and effective economic development programs are essential. The entrepreneurial poor needs resources and technical support to have access to food, education, health care.
World Vision offers the necessary training and tools for families to provide the basic needs of their children.
In 2016, World Vision reached 100,437 beneficiaries through numerous economic development initiatives.