Daang Matuwid in Navotas City

Investments in infrastructure

  • From 2011 to 2016, total infrastructure allocation reached P1.76 billion, more than the allocation from 2005 to 2010 which was only at P1.62 billion.
  • 68 million was allocated for roads and bridges.
  • 83 million was allocated for flood control projects.

Investments in people

  • As of January 2016, the Pantawid Pamilya Program has provided cash grants amounting to P121.13 million in exchange for school attendance and health check-ups to 11,942 poor households in the city, more than five (5) times the 2,131 households enrolled as of 30 June 2010.
  • In 2015, 800 children of Pantawid Pamilya beneficiaries in the city graduated from high school.
  • 267,053 individuals are covered by PhilHealth as of 2015. In 2010, PhilHealth coverage nationwide was only at 50.97%, much lower compared to the 92.11% nationwide coverage as of December 2015.
  • From 2010 to 2014, a total of P12.21 million was obligated to improve existing health facilities, which include: 12 urban health units. Further, a total of P24.74 million was allocated to improve 6 urban health units from 2015 to 2016.
  • 167 classrooms were completed in the city. 209 more are already funded for construction until 2016.
  • 2,047 children have been fed in day care centers in the city in SY 2015-2016 under the Supplementary Feeding Program. Nationwide, the program was expanded to improve the nutrition not just of malnourished children but all children in day care centers through food supplementation for 120 feeding days.
  • From AY 2011-2012 to AY 2014-2015, P735,000 in scholarship grants was awarded by the government to college students.

For 2016, the Internal Revenue Allotment (IRA) for the city was P509.19 million, 39.4% higher than the IRA for the city for 2010 which was only P365.28 million.

—From the Presidential Management Staff

*Data from the Department of Public Works and Highways, the Department of Social Welfare and Development, the Department of Health, the Philippine Health Insurance Corporation, the Commission on Higher Education, and the Department of Budget and Management.

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